Don’t tell the kids, but Asheville’s most beloved Santa doesn’t live at the North Pole. Dennis Reed and his wife Deborah — aka Mr. and Mrs. Claus — reside in Haywood County, where they both grew up. Dennis worked for 35 years at the Blue Ridge Paper plant and got his start as Santa in 2004 after […]
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Around Town: Asheville Symphony celebrates New Year’s Eve with ‘Queens of Soul’
Motown, soul and R&B songs will bring in the New Year at the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium. Also: UNC Asheville students and faculty launch new podcast; local author examines the history of St. Nick; and plenty more.
A touching gift
By Irene Olds
In photos: 73rd Asheville Holiday Parade
Both marchers and attendees braved the wind and rain to celebrate the 73rd Asheville Holiday Parade in downtown Asheville on Nov. 23. Xpress was on scene to capture the festive displays.
All I want for Christmas