Van Duncan, former Buncombe sheriff, says he never wanted jail employee facing abuse from supervisor to have to leave her job. Her attorney says she remembers it differently, questions how sheriff could have been in dark about what was happening at jail.
“Monsterland,” an eight-episode TV series based on the award-winning writer’s anthology “North American Lake Monsters,” will be released in full on Hulu on Friday, Oct. 2.
“We need to elect new Council and county commissioners who know how to spend our money in the right places, not to please someone who doesn’t like to look at the Vance.”
Avenue M relaunches after a total refresh with a new chef; Griff’s Kitchen & Bar brings globally influenced contemporary American cuisine to Sand Hill Road; and Baked Pie Co. owner Kirsten Fuchs opens PB & Jay’s in Fletcher.
Eleven of the 13 local candidates on the Nov. 3 general election ballot completed the Asheville Area Arts Council’s latest survey.
“You cannot practice racism and bigotry and still call yourself a ‘patriot.'”
With the contest for Asheville City Council taking place for the first time alongside a presidential election, the risk of local issues getting lost in the shuffle has grown. Add in a pandemic, misinformation spreading on social media and questions about the security and validity of election results — clearly, our independent and free local election coverage is more important than ever before.
“I also predict that nurses will earn a higher hourly rate and will be able to work in an environment with higher nurse-to-patient ratios.”
Union leaders expect a struggle with HCA but say Asheville nurses are “ready to engage in that struggle.”
Local historians have teamed up to commemorate the hundreds of lives lost during the construction of the Western North Carolina Railroad in the late 1870s.
In 1951, during segregation, the Asheville Housing Authority launched Lee-Walker Heights, the city’s first low-rent housing project built for African American residents. The city’s second, all-white housing project, Pisgah View Apartments, opened in West Asheville the following year.
Under the state’s plan B,Davie County Schools and Brevard Academy have taken similar but slightly different approaches to find ways to provide individualized instruction to Exceptional Children, focusing on creative ways to bring them into school buildings safely.
By Irene Olds
The rockabilly icon plays a couple of songs from The Grey Eagle stage.
“I know I would certainly appreciate and enjoy reading those reviews more than the obscure offerings I see each week through your present offerings.”