- Pleasure, guilt, goodness, regret, confusion, self-respect and motherhood are among the many topics local poet and essayist Brit Washburn explores in her recently published collection of essays, "Homing In: Attempts on…The latest off-Broadway-quality show from the fledgling youth theater is an Appalachian twist on The Wizard of Oz, Jan. 20-21.Citizen Swing brings live jazz to Citizen Vinyl twice a month. Plus, Asheville inspires award-winning author, Canton's library earns national designation and Wedge Brewing Co.'s Grove Arcade location hosts a…
- Executive chef and Asheville native, Graham House, will lead the kitchen at Luminosa, a new restaurant set to open this spring inside The Flat Iron Hotel. Also: The Smokin’ Onion prepares…
- After refocusing its mission on closing Asheville's racial opportunity gap, Read To Succeed has seen tremendous growth in recent years with the help of new co-executive director Ashley Allen, a…In 2021, the world of college athletics changed forever when the NCAA began allowing players to benefit off their name, image and likeness. Today, some UNC Asheville and Western Carolina…Lacy Hoyle spoke about the local priorities for addressing homelessness, how she incorporates the views of those who have different beliefs than she does about its causes and misconceptions about…Asheville City Council approved a zoning amendment to allow a drive-thru Starbucks on the corner of Brevard Road and South Bear Creek Road at its Jan. 9 meeting. The Planning…The Buncombe County Board of Education doesn’t particularly like any of its options for new voting maps, as required by a law the N.C. General Assembly passed last fall. As…PEAK officials are adamant that all applicants for student and faculty positions are welcome, regardless of race, and that the school does not discriminate in any way.
- "She is smart, organized and hardworking. Her first-term work on the Board of Commissioners has built her knowledge of finance, budgets and public policy.""We need to send a message to our national leaders through a city cease-fire resolution by the next meeting.""The ultimate authority in a child’s life is his or her parents. Our schools need to reflect the wishes of those parents.""If you want to keep quality professional educators in the Asheville and Buncombe County public schools, compensation levels for starting teachers need to be $60,000 per annum.""People can’t make their own bills monthly, but these people could and do care less about it.""Someone got the 'ends justify the means' idea that because their agenda is OK, ignoring the law of the land is also OK."