- The Asheville jangle-pop quartet leverages its success as poll-winners and high-profile opening acts on its up-tempo, irrepressibly catchy debut album, “Dangerous Fiction.”On Friday, Sept. 25 at 6 p.m., Malaprop’s will host a virtual book event with South Carolina author George Singleton. His latest collection, “You Want More,” blends humor and tragedy…The collaboratively envisioned vinyl-pressing facility, performance space, record store, craft cocktail bar and eatery opens Thursday, Oct. 8.
- The Hendersonville brewery has morphed into two separate endeavors, including one in its former location but under a new name.Tasty Greens, GRIND, Morsel Cookie Co. and Leo's House of Thirst are among the many new food and beverage businesses opening this fall in Asheville.
- Local conventional and alternative health care practitioners offer suggestions for staying healthy in the time of COVID-19. To boost your immune system and physical resilience, they advise taking some simple…
- Local historians have teamed up to commemorate the hundreds of lives lost during the construction of the Western North Carolina Railroad in the late 1870s.In 1951, during segregation, the Asheville Housing Authority launched Lee-Walker Heights, the city’s first low-rent housing project built for African American residents. The city’s second, all-white housing project, Pisgah View…Many Republican candidates have continued to build voter support through traditional in-person campaign events such as rallies and fundraising concerts. In contrast, Democrats have largely relied on virtual efforts such…The revision comes thirteen years after the county Board of Commissioners first adopted the plan and reflects myriad changes to Buncombe's agricultural sector, from the vibrant expansion of its direct-to-consumer…Jessie Landl, the new executive director of the Preservation Society of Asheville and Buncombe County, discusses the challenges of stepping into a leadership role during COVID-19.COVID-19 isn’t slowing conversations on justice, nor will the virus stop Pisgah Legal Services from hosting the Asheville-based nonprofit’s 10th Justice Forum on Thursday, Oct. 1. Writer Clint Smith will…Buncombe County must submit a detailed application for up to $900,000 in federal grant funding that will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Rachel Nygaard, the county’s director of…“In Pisgah [National Forest] or the Smokies, it’s very difficult to know exactly who owned the land before it became public. With DuPont, it’s not,” explains author Danny Bernstein. “You…
- "Shouldn’t the name of Asheville’s civic center, Harrah’s Cherokee Center – Asheville, be among those that must be changed, since the Cherokees were also slaveowners?""I have no doubt that she will bring her fair-minded dedication to this position, benefiting the whole community.""Much effort has been put into making sure our elections are fair and secure. Please vote.""She ... stands in solidarity with the intergenerational leadership of Black Asheville Demands, calling for divestment from police and reinvestment in the Black community.""We need to elect new Council and county commissioners who know how to spend our money in the right places, not to please someone who doesn’t like to look at…"You cannot practice racism and bigotry and still call yourself a 'patriot.'"