News Bulletins

A-B Tech Culinary students head to American Culinary Federation National finals

Press release from A-B Tech: A-B Tech’s renowned Culinary Arts program is sending a student team and student chef to New Orleans to compete in the American Culinary Federation’s (ACF) National Finals July 16-19. This year’s competition marks a record-setting 14th time an A-B Tech student team has competed for the national title and the […]

Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate a missing person from the Black Mountain area

Press release from BCSO: The Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate a missing person from the Black Mountain area of Buncombe County. Timothy Lee Comstock  Age: 38 years old Height: Approximately 5’10 Eyes: Brown Hair: Brown Dreadlocks Timothy was last seen at his home in the Black Mountain community on July 12th. He […]

Asheville Police arrest man on drug, gun charges

Press release from Asheville Police Department: Asheville, NC (July 12, 2023): Asheville Police Department Officers Detectives were following up with community complaints in north Asheville near Montford Avenue when they caught 21-year-old Taighee Christopher McSwain with fentanyl and a 9mm pistol. McSwain was charged by an Officer working with the investigators with the following: Seized: […]

Community Reparations Commission meeting for July 17 has been canceled

Press release from City of Asheville: NOTICE: The regularly scheduled Community Reparations Commission (CRC) meeting for July 17 has been canceled. NOTICE: The CRC will hold a working retreat on July 29 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Harrah’s Cherokee Center Banquet Hall.  For more information please visit the Commission webpage.

Buncombe Sheriff’s Office requests assistance with recent larceny

Press release from Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office: The Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance in identifying the individuals in these photographs. They are currently a person(s) of interest in a reported larceny. Any assistance is greatly appreciated. This crime was committed in the area of Country Oaks Drive off of Aiken Road in Weaverville. If […]

Grand opening of new turf fields at Buncombe County Sports Park set for July 12

Press release from Buncombe County: Buncombe County Parks and Recreation is thrilled to announce the grand opening of three new turf fields at the Buncombe County Sports Park in Western Buncombe County. This exciting event will take place on fields 1 and 2 on July 12 from 6-7 p.m. at the Buncombe County Sports Park […]

Notice of funding opportunity: FY2023 Continuum of Care

Press release from the City of Asheville: The Homeless Initiative Advisory Committee (HIAC) invites new and renewal project applications for FY2023 Continuum of Care funding now available.  The NC-501 Asheville-Buncombe Continuum of Care is eligible for an estimated $1,856,720 in funds from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for homeless and housing programs. Project […]

Saturday service hours resume at 16 driver license offices, including Asheville location

Press Release from North Carolina Department of Transportation: Starting this weekend, the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles will resume Saturday hours at 16 driver license offices this weekend as the agency expands service opportunity for the busy summer season. Services will be provided on Saturdays from June 3 through Aug. 26 from 8 a.m.-noon at […]

City of Asheville seeks input from renters for Missing Middle Housing Study; Public workshop scheduled for August 4

Press release from the City of Asheville: In April 2023 the City began a Missing Middle Housing study to identify barriers that negatively impact the production of housing supply in Asheville. The term “missing middle” is meant to describe a range of house-scale buildings with multiple units that are compatible in scale and form with […]

Charles George VA Medical Center notifies Veterans of compromised personal information

Press release from the Charles George VA Medical Center: ASHEVILLE, NC — The Charles George VA Medical Center today announced a data breach involving the personal information of more than 1,541 Veterans, and actions taken by the health care system to prevent and mitigate any potential harm to those individuals. The center became aware of […]

Asheville Police arrest four during shooting investigation

Press release from Asheville Police: Asheville, NC (July 7, 2023): Asheville Police Department Detectives and Officers arrested four on drug and gun charges while investigating the shooting that occurred at Maple Crest Apartments on July 5. Seized: -Mossberg 715P AR pistol (.22 cal) -Glock 19 pistol (9mm) -Polymer 80 self-manufactured pistol (9mm) -22DU of Oxycodone […]

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