6 hrs ago
DA graduates urged, - be a global change agent'
Recalling the reaction of a 10-year-old Kenyan boy to seeing the moon through a telescope, Betsy Bennett, former director of the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences, said it's a powerful experience to help someone see something new.
20 hrs ago
Slaying suspect still at large
State and local authorities on Thursday continued their second day of hunting a man accused of killing his wife.
Wed May 22, 2013
The Mountaineer Publishing Company
William Howard Liner, 81, of 199 Liner Cove Road, passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at Silver Bluff Village Nursing Home following a brief illness.
Search on for man connected to Alexander death
Buncombe sheriff's officers this afternoon issued a warrant for first-degree murder in connection with a death in the Alexander community.
Deputies: Homicide suspect on run considered armed, dangerous
Deputies are looking for help from the public to find the suspect in a homicide who they consider to be armed and dangerous.
Tue May 14, 2013
Civil protections curtailed for state workers under McCrory bill
Pat McCrory. House lawmakers voted 110-5 to remake the grievance procedures for about 90,000 state workers, moving the key link in the appeal process from the hands of an independent administrative law judge to hearing officers named by political appointees of the governor.
Mon May 13, 2013
Senate bill would defund AdvantageWest
AdvantageWest, along with the state's three other rural economic development partnerships, could lose public funding and turn over the task of recruiting new businesses for the region to the N.C. Department of Commerce.
Thu May 09, 2013
GOP wants to revamp way judges are elected
Unanimously approved a constitutional amendment repealing the literacy test for voting.
Tue May 07, 2013
Asheville area man charged in break-ins
Eric Lee Worley, 31, of Walt Drive, was charged Monday with three counts of breaking and entering and larceny and one count of felony larceny, according to warrants at the Buncombe County magistrate's office.