- In her latest novel, "And the Crows Took Their Eyes," local author Vicki Lane considers the impact of the 1863 Shelton Laurel Massacre and the consequences it had on both…The longtime area guitarist reflects on his superb new album and the existential nature of improvisational music.
- Addissae reopens, Avenue M hosts a Sunday Supper Series, Cultivated Cocktails offers a spirited Halloween event and more local food and beverage news.The organization has been forced to cancel it's two biggest annual fundraisers, but it continues to support the city's local restaurant industry.Inspired by their fast friendship and nearly identical cooking and childhood backgrounds, chefs Zakeya Cheeks and Victoria Wilson quit their jobs in October and launched Twisted Trap Dinners, a food…
- The Swannanoa Valley Museum & History Center celebrates National Native American Heritage Month with a pair of webinars examining the region’s early history as experienced by its indigenous peoples.In October 1918, in the midst of a worldwide influenza pandemic, Asheville residents opted to wear medical masks as opposed to Halloween costumes.The money faucet is open in the race to represent Western North Carolina's 11th Congressional District. Republican candidate Madison Cawthorn has raised more than Democratic candidate Moe Davis, but Cawthorn's…Some local doctors and alternative health practitioners have turned to hundreds of small-scale and observational studies suggesting that cheap, over-the-counter supplements such as vitamin D and zinc might strike a…Three years out from the closure of the state's only USDA-inspected plant for independent farmers, more than 200 North Carolina farms are processing their own poultry. But due to the…COVID-19 may have derailed some Halloween plans, but the pandemic also inspired one local family to take their holiday decorations to the next level.As of Oct. 27, over 3.4 million votes had been cast across the state through mail-in and in-person early voting, according to the nonprofit Civitas Institute’s VoteTracker. Those watching the…Addressing the Council of Independent Business Owners, Republican Sen. Chuck Edwards argued that Asheville was “bowing to the radicals that are asking for police departments to be defunded.” To ensure…Marla Tambellini, Explore Asheville’s vice president of marketing, shared an industry consultant's view that “recovery is inevitable" during the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority's annual meeting on Oct. 20.
- "You at least had the large disclaimer of a few of the deadly health effects, so my question is why would the MX even consider running an ad for this?""The Americans with Disabilities Act is supposed to give disabled people access to community venues and events. This is not being honored in regard to greenways.""The Asheville High School Environmental Science program invites you, Western North Carolina, to join us in a three-week engagement competition, the Drawdown EcoChallenge, which is rooted in learning about and…"In today’s deeply weird political climate, we need people who unify us, who listen to people and who act for the greatest good.""His current signature bleat is to defund Asheville government because it is trying to make policing more accountable, transparent and effective.""As a Patrick Henry College alumnus and Army veteran, I can tell you that this is not the character of a leader or of a representative.""Moe Davis has repeatedly told people to 'look at his record.' Let’s do just that.""Honest, experienced and expert leaders can soon run the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners when we elect Robert Pressley — candidate for chair; Glenda Weinert — District 1; Anthony Penland…