Pickens, SCFOX Carolina

SCDOR: Woman arrested after failing to report almost $700,000 in wages

PICKENS, SC (FOX Carolina)- The South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) says that a woman from Pickens was arrested for tax evasion after failing to report almost $700,000 in wages. SCDOR agents say that 34-year-old Haley Hyman Southerland is facing three counts of tax evasion. Southerland is accused of failing...
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Asheville, NCFOX Carolina

Asheville PD: Officers are asking for help to locate a missing juvenile

ASHEVILLE, NC (FOX Carolina)- The Asheville Police Department says they are searching for 14-year-old Joseph Rose, a missing juvenile. Officers say that Joseph was last seen this morning around Louisiana Avenue in West Asheville. He frequents the area around Haywood Road and downtown Asheville, according to officers. Officers describe Joseph...
Buncombe County, NCWLOS.com

Top local stories we are following today

WLOS — Local pastor Trent Holbert is charged with 2 counts of statutory sex offense with a child under the age of 15 and indecent liberties with a child. Buncombe County investigators took away electronics from Holbert’s home following his arrest. News 13 spoke with some church members who say they are in disbelief.
Jackson County, NCSmoky Mountain News

Sylva, Jackson pass budgets

The boards governing Sylva and Jackson County both passed budget ordinances this month that feature a change in tax rate, but the rate adjustments and levels of consensus differed considerably between the two. On Tuesday, June 15, Jackson County Manager Don Adams presented a budget ordinance totaling $78,942,885 — identical...
Asheville, NCThe Daily South

Asheville's First Food Hall is Here!

Introducing Asheville's first food hall and event space!. The S&W Market, located in the iconic S&W Building in the heart of downtown Asheville, North Carolina, finally opened its doors to the public Wednesday. Thanks to a partnership between Ellington Realty Group and five-time James Beard nominee Meherwan Irani, the historic...
Buncombe County, NCWLOS.com

Man taken into custody in Leicester kidnapping, rape case

BUNCOMBE COUNTY, N.C. (WLOS) — Buncombe County authorities arrested a man Thursday night in connection with a reported kidnapping and rape. Bobby Lee Penley, 57, has been charged with two counts of statutory sex offense and one count of first-degree kidnapping. Bond is set at $500,000 and additional charges are...
Hendersonville, NCWLOS.com

Hendersonville residents pack meeting about proposed apartment project

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — People living near a proposed apartment complex in Hendersonville packed a meeting Thursday in opposition to the project. Developers want almost 21 acres rezoned to allow construction of a 263-unit complex on Haywood Road. But residents voiced concerns about increased traffic, storm water, and zoning. "The...
Brevard, NCWLOS.com

Probable cause hearing for Brevard explosives suspect rescheduled

BREVARD, N.C. (WLOS) — A probable cause hearing has been rescheduled again for a the man charged with planting pipe bombs around Brevard. On March 14, 2021, authorities found about 20 explosive devices at various locations downtown, including First Baptist Church, the Transylvania County Community Services Building and American Legion Lodge. Officers said some of the devices had detonated, causing superficial damage to buildings.
Asheville, NCabcnews4.com

MISSING: 14-year-old boy last seen in West Asheville

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — Detectives with the Asheville Police Department are asking for help locating a teen who was last seen Thursday morning in the area of Louisiana Avenue in West Asheville. Authorities said Joseph Rose frequents the areas of Haywood Road and downtown Asheville. Rose, 14, stands about 5...
Asheville, NCasheville.com

City of Asheville to Celebrate Independence Day With Fireworks

The City of Asheville will put on a fireworks display downtown for the Fourth of July! However, for this year, there will be no accompanying festival activities. While there will be no food or drink vendors at the park, people are welcome to bring their own picnic or order take-out from a favorite restaurant.