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Firefighters work quickly to control structure fire in Asheville
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — Firefighters worked quickly to control a structure fire that broke out in Asheville Sunday morning. The Asheville Fire Department (AFD) wrote in a social media post at 11:23 a.m., Oct. 1, that crews were on the scene of a working structure fire at the 200 block of State Street.
One person dead, two injured after I-40 wrong-way crash: Police
Traffic on Interstate 40 was brought to a stop on Friday as first responders responded to a fatal wreck near the Brevard Road exit.
New state budget stops plastic bag ban
North Carolinians will still be able to use plastic bags.
Buncombe, Asheville property transfers for Sept. 12-20
25 Violet Hill Circle, $539,000, Parkman Place Properties LLC to Rebecca Leigh Croog. 5 Winding Road, $300,000, William R McClain to Goshen Rainbow Trout. 1.16 acres on Whitson Road, $70,000, Asheville Humane Society Inc. to Thomsland Incorporated. 73 Bull Mountain Road, $429,000, Charles L Winn and Mary F Winn to...
This Asheville mansion just knocked $1.9 million off its asking price
Originally listed for just shy of $10,000,000, this Asheville mansion just slashed its asking price by announcing a $1,900,000 deduction. While this is a sizeable price cut, the bad news is that it’s still for sale at $7,999,000 on Zillow. In other words, this is exclusive to the mega-wealthy of Asheville and this property is not at all normal.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Puppies Up for Adoption in asheville, NC
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of asheville..
Weaverville Says Good-bye To Town Icon
Weaverville – What do you say about someone so connected to a town that it’s hard to separate the two? About someone who never seemed like a politician but was a friend, a neighbor, a deeply trusted confidant—that was Dottie Sherill and more. Dorothea “Dottie” Bradley Sherrill,...
Stunning Asheville Home Sells for $2.1 Million
A stunning 1-story house near Asheville, North Carolina recently sold for an impressive $2,125,000 on September 26th. Located at 3 Stansbury Dr, Asheville, NC, 28803, this magnificent property boasts a generous 3,661 square feet of living space and sits on a large lot spanning 0.56 acres.
Opinion: Does proposed passenger rail service from Asheville to Salisbury make sense?
Before we all get carried away with how wonderful it would be to bring back passenger rail service to Asheville, let’s take a closer look at the proposed service. There may be another option that would provide better service at a lower cost. The proposed rail service would link...
Madison County Fair showcases competitions, crafts, local musicians and more
MARSHALL, N.C. (WLOS) — It's going to be a gorgeous weekend to be outside, and if you're looking for something to do, you can check out the Madison County Fair!. It started Friday at the fairgrounds in Marshal and continues Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. "We're mountain...
WNC History: Infidelity may have led to Guastavino's move here, work on Biltmore, basilica
“The moment her husband died, Frances Guastavino stopped the large clock in the steeple of the big house and for almost 40 years, the big hands told the hour of (Rafael) Guastavino’s death — a few minutes before eight,” wrote Maggie Lauterer in a June 1986 issue of the Asheville Citizen-Times.
Enjoy Moonlight On The Meadow
All are invited to an enchanting evening of celebration with a live demonstration, horses, dinner under the stars, storytelling, music, and dancing. It's the anniversary of Horse Sense of the Carolinas & Heart of Horse Sense. The event will take place rain or shine, either outside at the farm and/or...
Asheville's Festival of Neighborhoods reignites community engagement post-pandemic
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — During a time when many people post more on social media than talk to their neighbors, the city of Asheville held an event Saturday, Sept. 30, to encourage people to get out and make that personal contact. For the first time since the pandemic, Asheville...
Inaugural Beer City Comic Con come comes to close, blending pop culture with academia
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — Local comic fans of all ages wrapped up the first-ever Beer City Comic Con in Asheville earlier on Sunday, Oct. 1. The three-day event, which took place Sept. 29 to Oct. 1 at Harrah's Cherokee Center Asheville, took years of planning and offered up a unique comic con experience.
Asheville's Blue Ridge Pride shows LGBTQ+ support, as anti-LGBTQ+ legislation passes in NC
ASHEVILLE - Activists, nonprofits and community leaders paraded through downtown Asheville on a sunny Sept. 30 to celebrate Blue Ridge Pride, donning rainbow outfits and signs of support for the LGBTQ+ community. Prior to the precession starting, Buncombe County Commissioner Jasmine Beach-Ferrara spoke to the crowd through a megaphone, recalling...
City Publishes 2023 Financial Report on Building Code Enforcement, Enhancing Transparency for Local Residents
The City has posted its fiscal year 2023 General Fund revenues and expenses on its website. This is in compliance with the State Statute. The finances relate to the Permits and Inspections Division of the Development Services Department and the Fire Marshal’s Office Division of the Fire Department. The posting of this information is a requirement for local governments. They must publish an annual financial report showing how fees from the previous fiscal year were used for building code enforcement.
Ymmm! Pawpaws, muscadines, and scuppernongs now at farmer's markets
If you haven’t tried a pawpaw yet, now is the chance!. This lesser known fruit has a taste most similar to tropicals like mangoes and bananas, but is native to the Eastern United States!. The easiest way to enjoy pawpaws is by cutting in half, removing the seeds, then...
Jack’s Game of the Week: Russellville vs. Mars Hill
When you think about Russellville and Mars Hill football, the word success might come to mind.
Minivan chase ends when suspect rams police car in grocery store parking lot
MARS HILL, N.C. (WLOS) — Mars Hill police said a chase Wednesday, Sept. 27, ended when the suspect rammed an officer's vehicle in a local grocery store parking lot. Officials said Madison County deputies were chasing a suspect in a minivan when the driver pulled into an Ingles. Authorities surrounded the suspect, but the driver rammed into a Mars Hill police officer's vehicle while trying to get away.
LGBTQ+ advocates 'beaten down' by recent laws, but Pride Fest brings community together
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — Blue Ridge Pride held its annual Pride Festival at Pack Square Park in Asheville on Saturday, Sept. 30, and organizers said that given the anti-transgender and anti-LGBTQ bills that have been proposed and passed across the country in the last 12 months, festival organizers decided to step it up a notch this year.