“Miss Darcel Grimes will always be at the temple of Western North Carolina news excellence, and she is surely missed off the air.”
Former Xpress managing editor Jon Elliston shares his recap of key developments in 2020’s local media landscape.
Asheville Police used tear gas and rubber bullets as demonstrators protested police brutality and racial injustice the evening of May 31.
“It is not proper for our hometown TV stations to give us misleading and false information disguised as commentary — and made mandatory by Sinclair.”
The LiveWell Expo featured a variety of fitness options, cooking demonstrations, medical care and much more to show locals how to live the good life.
WLOS Carolina Kitchen chef Bruce Brown heads to New York City next week to unleash his original Halloween Hangover cheesecake on a national audience on the Spike TV food show Frankenfood. Photo courtesy of Bruce Brown.
About 50 people gathered at the Skyland Fire Department this afternoon to see an in-depth WLOS report on the contaminated former CTS of Asheville site. Many, residents of the Mills Gap Road area, have lived with the specter of the nearby pollution for more than a decade. They expressed their hope for a clean-up, an investigation into the Environmental Protection Agency’s handling of the matter and renewed pressure on legislators.
Residents of the Mills Gap Road area, who live near the contaminated former CTS of Asheville site will hold a viewing of WLOS’ hour-long investigative report on the issue this afternoon. The residents, many active for years in bringing attention to the problem, will renew their call for accountability from the Environmental Protection Agency and a full clean-up.
After more than doubling the number of golden accolades the local TV station took home last year, the WLOS news team won seven Emmy Awards from the Southeast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences on Saturday night. Click here for the full list of award-winning pieces. (Photo courtesy of WLOS reporter John Le. David Saich, who won two Emmys for the station, not pictured above.)
After 13 years on the job, WLOS reporter Russ Bowen left the Asheville airwaves Feb. 8 for a new position co-anchoring the weekend news desk at KOMO–TV in Seattle.
According to reports coming from WLOS, President Barack Obama will be coming to Asheville, N.C. next week on Wednesday, Feb. 13 — one day after he delivers the State of the Union Address. (Photo by Robert Stoutamire © 2011. On Twitter @robstout1)
Fire at the Mountaineer Inn on Tunnel Road has been brought under control, according to AFD sources. Photo by Erin Flattery via Twitter.
I would like to express my disappointment in WLOS' coverage of Biltmore Lake/Enka Lake annexation story. Why did the residents of Enka Village not get the same coverage? Is it because they do not have the capital that the residents of Biltmore Lake have? For your information, when Enka Village was annexed we fought it […]
In a live broadcast expected to reach nearly 100,000 voters tonight, Oct. 14, in the 11th District, incumbent Congressman Heath Shuler and his Republican challenger Jeff Miller will appear together on WLOS in an informal “sit down” with news anchor Russ Bowen. Xpress reporters Michael Muller and Jake Frankel visited the WLOS studios last night for a behind-the-scenes video tour of the studio and to get a preview of the big event.