State plans to make COVID-19 vaccine available for free, prioritized first to health care workers, residents and workers at long-term care facilities.
Chief among the issues facing the General Assembly next year, said Sen. Chuck Edwards, would be balancing the state’s next budget to reflect pandemic-driven downturns in revenue. He estimated that the shortfall compared to current spending levels could be as much as $8 billion.
Asheville chefs discuss local specialty markets that bring globally sourced products close to home.
The Deep Gap-based hip-hop artist is benefiting from a full-time commitment to music.
“And we sure do not need to spend tax dollars to subsidize this Raytheon plant.”
“North Carolina needs to take this opportunity to help itself prosper and care for its citizens by simply catching up with other states and legalizing marijuana.”
Sara Mulvey and David Humphreys reflect on what drew them to tintype photography and how they’ve adapted during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Asheville’s December food news includes Spanish specialties, fried fish and a kitchen leadership changeover .
Sandra Kilgore, Sage Turner and Kim Roney will officially become Asheville City Council members on Tuesday, Dec. 1. And on Dec. 7, newcomers Terri Wells and Parker Sloan will be sworn in to the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners alongside returning incumbents Jasmine Beach-Ferrara and Brownie Newman.
“Couldn’t we wait for something like a company making turbines for windmills and tidal power or offer incentives to aid sustainable businesses instead?”
Hikers and photographers from across the state have formed Waterfall Keepers of North Carolina to care for and protect the natural wonder of waterfalls.
“For those of us with the resources to provide for our families, it is time to reach out to those who do not.”
Starting in the summer of 1942, residents across Western North Carolina participated in a series of emergency blackout drills to prepare for potential air raids from the Axis Power.
“So please join me in putting on a jacket and a mask and going outside to support our local businesses and community at a safe distance!”
“With this unusual high-absentee ballot election and with large opportunities for fraud — every effort must be made to assure voters of election integrity.”