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Deputy Charged in Shooting of Hendersonville Man
Henderson County -- February 24, 2024: A Henderson County officer who was fired on Friday has been charged by state investigators after a man was injured in a shooting at a Hendersonville apartment complex. The Hendersonville Police Department reported in a press release Friday afternoon that former Henderson County Sheriff's...
Experience Authentic Mexico in Columbus: Top 3 Mexican Restaurants Unveiled
In this article, we'll be exploring three exceptional Mexican restaurants in Columbus. Are you familiar with any of them? If you've had the chance to dine at these places, we'd love to hear your experiences in the comments section below!
Henderson County Feb 23 Weekly Crime Report
During the last week, Henderson County reported a total of 9 crime cases, indicating a concerning situation. The data shows that the most common crime was Assault, with 5 reported instances, followed by Arrests, with 3 cases, and one reported Burglary. The crime cases spanned from February 17 to February 21, 2024, with the majority of the crimes, particularly Assaults and Arrests, occurring around midnight. The single Burglary case was reported on February 18, 2024. These figures suggest a need for increased vigilance and preventive measures, especially during late hours, to ensure the safety of the residents in the place.
Police release photo of North Carolina man they say attacked, raped woman in downtown area
ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Police released a photo of a man they said attacked and raped a woman near the downtown area of Asheville, North Carolina. An open warranted charges Pete Ramsey, 49, with second-degree forcible rape, according to Samantha Booth, with the Asheville Police Department. She said the charges...
Patient shares troubling experience at Mission Hospital amid federal investigation
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — Mission Hospital has made headlines for weeks amid federal scrutiny after an investigation laid out nine cases health inspectors determined rose to the level of rating the hospital as immediate jeopardy. Three of the nine cases focused on patients who died in the hospital. The...
Asheville Man Sentenced to Almost 8 Years
Asheville -- February 22, 2024: Harold Gene Roberts, 48, of Asheville, was sentenced on Wednesday, February 22, 2024, subsequent to his guilty plea on multiple counts of felony opium/fentanyl trafficking and other associated felony narcotics charges. Judge Alan Thornburg of the Superior Court of North Carolina ordered Roberts to pay...
Visiting Our Past: A mystery grave and a mountain musician
In June 1864, Dr. V.N. Seawell, a prominent Moore County physician traveling by stagecoach to Asheville, saw 22 Junior Reserve soldiers, in charge of 48 battle-scarred prisoners, stop at a spring in what is now Ridgecrest to break for lunch. The prisoners were headed to the Morganton depot, and from...
SILVER ALERT ISSUED FOR HENDERSONVILLE MAN
The Hendersonville Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for 85-year-old missing person Orrin Jefferson Brown. He was last seen driving a white, four-door 2012 Nissan Altima with NC plate KCJ-4421 on Ridge Road at Oleta Road traveling south on Thursday, February 22, 2024, at approximately 12:43 PM. Mr. Brown is approximately 6’4” tall, 185 lbs., with white hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a jean jacket, vest, white undershirt, and jean pants.
Henderson County 9-year old ready to ride on the world stage
Spartanburg — (WLOS) Kylee Grace Maybin doesn't wade into anything. When you meet her for the first time, you need to be ready for a neck-breaking hug and a full performance of 'I'll Make a Man Out of You' from the Disney movie Mulan as she explains how she's learning it on the piano.
Henderson County Boys and Girls Club announces Youth of the Year
HENDERSONVILLE - On Feb. 7, Crystal Atkins was at the Henderson County Boys and Girls Club and was asked by the club's CEO, Carolyn Ashworth, to give her speech she had prepared for the Feb. 16 Youth of the Year ceremony to be held at Kenmure Country Club. Although it...
Federal authorities find Mission Hospital in compliance with plan of correction, HCA says
This is a breaking story and will be updated. Officials with the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have found Mission Hospital in compliance with its Plan of Correction after investigators detailed a long list of patient safety issues at the Asheville facility, a spokeswoman for the hospital's owner, HCA Healthcare, said Friday.
Deputies searching for missing 17-year-old from Henderson County
HENDERSON COUNTY, N.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Henderson County Sheriff’s Office said deputies are searching for Alejandra Guzman, a missing 17-year-old possibly heading to another state. Deputies say Guzman is possibly with someone else in a 2020 Toyota Tundra with Florida tag #IR87WL. According to deputies, they are potentially...
Former Mission Health doctor describes 'slow-speed train crash' that led to state lawsuit
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — After speaking with Dr. Scott Joslin, it's apparent how much he cares about Mission Health, his patients and community members of Western North Carolina. He told News 13 that, ultimately, he realized he would have to make a choice, and he chose the people he...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.99 and $3.09 in Candler as of 2024-02-24. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.264, a week ago the price is $3.282 , according to AAA.
Celebration of new affordable homes built in Hendersonville highlights issue of great need
HENDERSON COUNTY, N.C. (WLOS) — Two new homes are almost ready for move-in after about seven months of hard work in Hendersonville. But a ribbon-cutting on Thursday, Feb. 22, for those homes also drew attention to the ongoing need for affordable housing in the area. The nonprofit Housing Assistance...
Queer Calendar for Week of Feb 22
Karaoke every Thursday with Terraoke at the Getaway River Bar from 9pm to 1am. Line Dancing, Country Music and Beginning Two-Step lessons every Thursday at Banks Ave. Bar, with their night called Butts N Boots starting at 6pm. Tonight, if you’re looking for support,Transmission is hosting their monthly QTBIPOC Meeting-...
Bidding for Asheville's I-26 Connector higher than expected, DOT to negotiate offers
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — North Carolina Department of Transportation officials said bids for part of Asheville's long-delayed I-26 Connector came in higher than expected. Three contractors bid on the north section of the project, but their bids were not within the acceptable range of the DOT engineer on the project.
Fly Fishing Classes Asheville Parks and Recreation
Asheville -- Asheville Parks and Recreation: February 22, 2024: Did you know the Outdoor Program teaches Fly Fishing classes?. Here are some photos from our Fly Tying 101 class where our participants got to practice making their own artificial flies for future fishing trips!. But the fun doesn’t stop at...
‘She never believed anybody would remember her:’ Nina Simone’s brother reflects, as group restores childhood home
TRYON, N.C. (FOX Carolina) - A singer, pianist, songwriter and activist, Nina Simone’s musical talents led her to international stardom. Her music blending gospel, blues folk and pop is still admired by millions of fans, but her story began in Tryon, North Carolina. “61 keys--unheard of but that’s how...
Swannanoa Library to close after 57 years
Swannanoa residents will be without library services this summer for the first time in 57 years, following a Feb. 13 announcement that Buncombe County would not renew its existing lease for the structure beyond this summer. The decision to close the branch in Grovemont, based on a 2021 condition analysis...