Press release from the Asheville Police Department: The Asheville Police Department is requesting assistance to locate a missing juvenile, Daniel Bradley Ingle. Ingle was last known to be wearing a black t shirt, black shorts, and black shoes with turquoise designs and shoe strings on them. Ingle’s last reported contact with anyone was on Aug. […]
Press release from the Diocese of Charlotte: The Roman Catholic Diocese of Charlotte today launched a series of information sessions for news media to learn more about its ongoing response to sexual abuse issues from the past and how protections put in place 17 years ago are working today. The diocese also shared details about […]
“In fairy tales perhaps, evil outsiders raise their own rent, but in reality, rents are set by local property owners and local real estate developers.”
Press release from Asheville Police Department: UPDATE: An arrest warrant has been issued for 40-year-old Brian Keith Leonhart, charging him with Armed Robbery and Firearm by felon in connection with this afternoon’s robbery of First Citizens Bank on Tunnel Road. He was last seen wearing a blue shirt, blue jeans, and a white hat. He […]
Press release from TRIAD Henderson County: TRIAD Henderson County announces a free community Document Shred and Drug Take Back event. TRIAD Henderson & the Local Government Federal Credit Union will have a shred truck for Henderson County residents on site to provide free document shredding (past tax records, bank records, medical documents, etc.). The event […]
Press release from Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café: Malaprop’s Bookstore & Café presents New York Times-bestselling author Karen Abbott and her new book, “The Ghosts of Eden Park: The Bootleg King, the Women Who Pursued Him, and the Murder That Shocked Jazz-Age America,” in a special Speakeasy Event at Little Jumbo cocktail bar, 241 Broadway St., Asheville, NC. […]
Press release from the Asheville Police Department: The Asheville Police Department (APD) is requesting assistance locating Raheem Shiekh Ridgeway. Ridgeway is currently wanted for an outstanding charge of possession of a schedule I controlled substance. He is also being sought by federal authorities for a supervised release violation. Anyone encountering Ridgeway should use caution and […]
The local multifaceted entertainer’s next pro wrestling match takes place Aug. 3 at the Fairview Community Center.
Press release from the City of Asheville: The Asheville Police Department (APD) is seeking assistance to locate Michael Sheldon Holloman. Holloman has not been seen or heard from since July 8. Holloman is a 38 year old black male, 5’10”, and weighs about 150 pounds. Holloman has a medical condition and has not been taking […]
Update from the Asheville Police Department July 28, 2019: Miranda Mae Whidden has been safely located. Press release from the Asheville Police Department: The Asheville Police Department (APD) is seeking assistance to locate Miranda Mae Whidden. Whidden was last seen in the downtown Asheville area Friday, July 19 around 6 p.m.. Whidden is a 31 […]
Press release from Buncombe County: At approximately 2 p.m. on Tuesday, July 23, Buncombe County Recreation Services received an alert from a park user that trees along the river trail at Alexander River Park had been vandalized. Several mature tulip poplar trees had their bark removed near their bases, likely using a mechanical saw. The […]
Press release from Vijay Kapoor: At 4pm today in front of Asheville City Hall (in the event of rain, ground floor), we will announce that the playground at the new Lee Walker Heights housing complex will be named after 12 year old Derrick Lee, Jr., who was shot and killed there early July 1, 2018. […]
“Apparently, if locals want answers, they should demand them at the next election, which, I understand has been put off for another year.”
At the heart of the case against Ellen Frost, who was first elected to the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners in 2012 and served through 2018, are roughly $575,000 in county funds that she and former County Manager Wanda Greene allegedly funneled to support “various equestrian enterprises in North Carolina and Florida.”
Community tips lead to investigation and arrest of four people. Following an investigation into activities at 296 Short Michigan Avenue, Apartment 2E, the Asheville Police Department (APD) Tuesday arrested three adults and one juvenile. Travis Jordan was served six felony warrants for Breaking and Entering x3, Larceny after Breaking and Entering x2, and Possession of […]
“Certainly, the last thing that our N.C. farmers need is for a state agency like the SBI to be complaining that they are going to have a harder time arresting people for violating marijuana laws if farmers are allowed to harvest an otherwise legal crop.”
The New York City-based stand-up performs at LaZoom Room on July 19 and 20.
“I realize that this is an intrusion on citizens’ privacy, but I believe that citizens would prefer giving up privacy to being shot.”
Press release from ZaPow: How did regular Germans stand by as Jews were shipped off to concentration camp? I am heartbroken to know the answer. An overwhelming feeling of powerlessness and loss is how you go on with your daily life in the face of other people’s hardship. The U.S. Federal government is housing humans […]
The four Democratic board members — Chair Brownie Newman, Vice Chair Jasmine Beach-Ferrara and Commissioners Amanda Edwards and Al Whitesides — have all signed letters asking state officials to withhold their support from the proposal. In February, Democratic Buncombe County Sheriff Quentin Miller announced that his office would no longer honor ICE detainers.