- Deni and Will McIntyre's streaming series explores how area performers and venue owners are coping with COVID-19 challenges, both personally and creatively.The Asheville-based author turns his attention to the Donner Party in “The Snow Fell Three Graves Deep."
- Sales of the catered Break Your Fast meals will support Jewish Family Services' holiday meal program, which delivers kosher meals to isolated seniors.More than most new businesses, restaurants are vulnerable to vagaries beyond their control, and COVID-19 has created even more speed bumps on the path from "opening soon" to "now open."
- On March 15, 1930, the Biltmore Estate opened to visitors. Despite the nation's economic hardships, the new tourist attraction registered 39,052 guests between its launch and June 30, 1931.
Health in brief: Asheville Yoga Center hits the market, website tracks impact of opioid crisis in BuncombeAsheville Yoga Center, a pillar of the city's emerging "wellness district" in the area around South Liberty Street, is up for sale. The transition represents the next phase of changes…With fewer than seven weeks left until Election Day, the team at Buncombe County Election Services is prepared to ensure that every county resident can vote safely and securely.
- "I know I would certainly appreciate and enjoy reading those reviews more than the obscure offerings I see each week through your present offerings.""The attraction of the candidacy of Terri Wells for county commissioner is that of a person who realizes our immediate goals must be the same as our long-view goals: goals…"He’s supposed to be running to represent us, not Trump, and has zero knowledge of the needs of the people of Western North Carolina.""We do not need another extreme-right politician to further these misguided policies.""Adding more population, cars and demand on natural resources is only going to bring extreme climate change right here faster.""But his visit to Berchtesgaden and his comments there raise troubling questions that he has failed to answer.""It’s going to cost gazillions to retool the economy, rebuild infrastructure and control COVID-19. That’s just the icing on the cake. The cake is global warming.”