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An Earthquake Recorded In The North Carolina Mountains

It happens every now and then especially in the mountain areas of North Carolina. And it happened over the weekend. A small earthquake shook a small town near Asheville on Saturday. It only registered 1.8 on the Richter Scale in Weaverville and no damage or injury was reported. Weaverville is...
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1 dead, 1 in critical condition following Henderson Co. crash

FLETCHER, N.C. (WSPA) – One person died and another remains in critical condition following a collision Sunday morning in Henderson County. The Fletcher Police Department, in a social media post, wrote that the crash happened at the intersection of Hendersonville Road and Fanning Bridge Road. Police and fire officials...
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One dead, one injured in Fletcher car crash

A car struck a motorcycle, ejecting both passengers off the bike and setting it on fire, on Sunday morning at the intersection of Hendersonville and Fanning Bridge Roads, according to a press release from the Fletcher Police Department. Forty-one-year-old Brian Pinheiro and 45-year-old Kelly Pinheiro were transported to Mission Hospital...

Old Local Disco Now a Restaurant

Rye Knot - This unassuming establishment tucked away behind a strip mall, is a little piece of Asheville nostalgia. Co-owner Ed talks of the building's roots, “It was originally an old disco called the Cosmic Ballroom. Some menu item names give a nod to their history.”

One person killed, another in critical condition after car vs. motorcycle crash

FLETCHER, N.C. (WLOS) — Authorities confirm, that one person has died after a crash Sunday morning in Fletcher. The Fletcher Police Department confirms Brian Pinheiro, 41, was transported to Mission Hospital following the crash, where he later died from his injuries. A second person who was on the motorcycle, Kelly Pinheiro, 45, was also transported to Mission Hospital where she remains in critical condition.

Hendersonville Man Sold Illegal "Defeat Devices" Sent to Prison

Asheville -- June 27, 2022 According to Dena J. King, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina, on Thursday, Matthew Sidney Geouge, 35, of Hendersonville, was sentenced to one year and one day in prison today. for conspiring to break the Clean Air Act by selling more than...

Gas prices drop for the second straight week ahead of 4th of July holiday

WLOS — Average gasoline prices in Asheville have fallen 2.9 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $4.63 per gallon Monday, according to GasBuddy's survey of 259 stations in Asheville. Prices in Asheville are 24.8 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand $1.68 per gallon higher than a year ago. The price of diesel has risen 2.6 cents nationally in the past week and stands at $5.80 per gallon.

Asheville Watchdog Wins Three North Carolina Press Association Awards

Asheville Watchdog reporter Sally Kestin was recently honored with a first place Public Service Award in the online division of the North Carolina Press Association annual journalism awards, for her multi-part investigative series Equity Erased. The Public Service Award “recognizes a distinguished example of meritorious public service of a newspaper...

Pie - A Local Must Visit

Pie is life. It’s a feeling. When you take a bite and look at your friend, saying just one word, “Dude!“ (Girl!) (What?) Insert yours here. It’s grandma’s kitchen. It’s warm flaky crust and cold ice cream. It’s fresh fruit simmered down to basic elements. Gooey and naturally sweet with just a hint of added ingredients.

Beat the Heat: Canton splash pad set to open soon

CANTON, N.C. (WLOS) — Haywood County will soon be opening its first splash pad!. It's located in Sorrells Street Park near the end of downtown Canton. The project was funded by grants for a cost of $125,000. The temperature of the water will be hovering around 75 degrees. That's...