Although the MountainX.com forums have only been online for a little over a week, plenty of interesting discussions have already started. Here are a few of the highlights:
Medford fallout and Van Duncan What will be the impact of the Bobby Medford case on current Buncombe County Sheriff Van Duncan, and what does it mean for the future of the Sheriff’s department? Forum poster Ralph Roberts also delves a little into the department’s history of questionable actions dating back to Lawrence Brown in the 1960s.
Movies, TV and Video
Let’s Talk URTV Asheville’s home-brewed cable network has a variety of interesting projects, from Mount Dungeon and Sound Off Buncombe to The PSA Guy and Rapid Ralph Runs the Roads. Get insider views from Ralph Roberts and “glolady.”
Upcoming shows With so much music happening in town, we all need a place to vent our fandom. This is the place to talk about the performances you can’t wait to go to.
Help thread Forum user Zen started this thread shortly after the forums launch, and it has has proven to be a popular starting point for new users. Have a question about the forums? This thread allows you to ask the guy who built it.
What now-defunct downtown store/venue/cafe do you miss most? Feel a little nostalgic for Be Here Now, Beanstreets or Stone Soup? Wallow on memories of an Asheville that once was, right here.
Can person, or dog person? It’s the epic argument for animal lovers, complete with poll for a fast and easy reader weigh-in.
Of course, our forums are only as good as the people who post on it. Help us get interesting local discussions started by posting your own topics and chiming in on existing ones here.