Markets, tours and Christmases past
Join 40 of the Asheville area's finest craft artists, jewelers and potters at HandMade in America 's second Cool Craft Holiday Market.
Cabbie trades rides for food donations
As he goes to sleep each night in the back seat of his taxi cab, Demetris Jones has a thick blanket to keep him warm -- and big dreams to boost his spirits.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Expect holiday surprises from local purveyors
This guide to Asheville-area tailgate markets is supplied by Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
DOT shrinks plan for Leicester Highway
State government is modestly scaling back plans to widen a section of Leicester Highway in response to concerns that it had planned a road that would be larger than needed.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
New Year's Eve Furball to benefit Brother Wolf
ASHEVILLE - The popular New Year's Eve event known as "White Ties & Tails Furball" returns 9 p.m. Dec. 31 through 1 a.m. Jan. 1 at Celine & Company, 49 Broadway St. The evening will include heavy appetizers, open bar, music, local entertainment and silent auction.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
The Charlotte Observer
Record cold, mountain snow for Thanksgiving
Charlotte-area residents will awaken Thursday to the coldest Thanksgiving in years, with temperatures expected to be near record levels.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Tropical swing event to benefit Brother Wolf
ASHEVILLE - Brother Wolf Animal Rescue's "An-Tiki Benefit Auction" will begin at 5 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Tobacco Barn, 75 Swannanoa Road.
A new crop of regional literature
Southern Appalachia is speaking through the voices of many people who have small and on-demand publishers to get them in the thought-stream, as well as such stalwart contributors to our culture as John F. Blair, publisher.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Fryar finally on board
Buncombe County Commissioner Mike Fryar will join the Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College board of trustees next month, 10 months after his fellow commissioners first appointed him.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
How sweet it is
Of the few southern states known for producing sorghum, North Carolina is still standing strong.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Five years ago, the artists of Marshall High Studios brainstormed an annual event in the spirit of the holiday season.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Namesake: "Max Patch" on the Appalachian Trail
Max Patch proves bald is beautiful with a 360 panorama view of the mountains. Reporter Jim Matheny explores its namesake.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
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