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USGS reports two earthquakes in NC

WEAVERVILLE, N.C. — The United States Geological Survey reported two earthquakes in western North Carolina Saturday morning. The USGS says the first earthquake hit at 1:16 a.m. just north of Weaverville with a magnitude of 1.9. It had a depth of around 1.37 miles. The survey reported a second...

Cowboys Arrive at Tryon

Tryon – Cowboys from North and South America came to Tryon this past weekend to compete in the fourth annual Round-up Rodeo at the Foothills Equestrian Nature Center (FENCE). Approximately 1800 spectators turned out to enjoy breakaway roping and barrel racing, cheer on the team roping and hold their breath during the bronc and bull riding. Other events included saddle bronc and bareback riding and tie-down roping.
FOX Carolina

Man dies after moped crashes into truck in Spartanburg County

LYMAN, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Spartanburg County Coroner’s Office said one man is dead after his moped crashed into a truck. According to the coroner, the crash happened near Inman Road in Lyman. The driver, 46-year-old Shawn Paul Camp, was pronounced dead at Spartanburg Medical Center at 12:39...
FOX Carolina

Officers investigating deadly head-on crash in Asheville

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Asheville Police Department said officers are investigating a crash that killed one person on June 24. Officers said the crash happened around 10:40 p.m. near the 1400 block of Hendersonville Road. According to officers, a Mazada sedan was traveling south on Hendersonville Road when...

Protests held in Asheville after Roe v. Wade overturned

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — Several roads in downtown Asheville were blocked Friday night as protesters made their way through the city, showing their displeasure with the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. For more than four hours, hundreds of people marched, chanting, "My body, my choice," "Can...

Family celebrates trio of 100-year-old cousins during family reunion

ALEXANDER, N.C. (WLOS) — A large family gathered in Alexander to celebrate three cousins, all over 100 years old, on Saturday, June 25. It was their first family reunion in four years, and unfortunately, one centurion was unable to attend at the last minute. Still, family members were excited...

Weaverville Music Study Club Presents Winner

Weaverville – Lillian Chase of Weaverville has been named the winner of a $3,000 scholarship presented by the Weaverville Music Study Club.In the fall, she will enroll at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, to major in music performance and minor in roots music. Lillian is the daughter...

Free water activities announced for Asheville's Malvern Hills Park

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — Asheville Parks and Recreation has planned a series of free water-based programs for Malvern Hills Park, starting Sunday, June 26. It comes after the Malvern Hills pool was closed over safety concerns. The department’s Rec n Roll mobile recreation van will bring inflatable water slides,...
Mountain Xpress

Letter: Start with legalizing medical marijuana

[Regarding “Closer to Compassion? N.C. May Inch Closer to Legalizing Medical Marijuana” June 1, Xpress:] Yes, medical marijuana should be legalized, along with legal recreational marijuana. Marijuana is beneficial for many people for a variety of issues, both physically and mentally. The only ones who believe otherwise are...
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Black bear attack: Man says dog saved his life

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) - A North Carolina man says he owes his life to his dog for saving him from a black bear that charged at him near his home. Haw Creek resident Billy Green says bear sightings are common in his neighborhood without any issues, but that wasn’t the case Wednesday morning.

Asheville Art in the Park event helps generate income for local artists

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — Local artists filled Pack Square Park Saturday, June 25 for Asheville Art in the Park. Skilled workers of glass, ceramics, jewelry, metal and more joined together to sell their creations and also opened up their shops to the public. Organizers said Saturday marked the 73rd...

Man dies following moped crash in Lyman

LYMAN, S.C. (WSPA) – A man died following a crash Friday in Lyman. According to the Spartanburg County Coroner’s Office, the crash was between a moped and a truck on Inman Road. The coroner’s office identified the victim as 46-year-old Shawn Paul Camp of Inman. He was pronounced dead at an area hospital Friday afternoon.