- Anonymous gift revitalizes Montreat College Updated: Apr-29-16 1:33 pm
MONTREAT, North Carolina - An anonymous gift has revitalized Montreat College, according to the president of the school in western North Carolina.
- Asheville commits to building more than 300 affordable homes Updated: Apr-28-16 6:58 am
ASHEVILLE, North Carolina - Officials in Asheville say federal funds will help build more than 300 affordable homes in and around the city.
- 2 Buncombe firefighters hurt when phosphoric acid explodes Updated: Apr-27-16 3:59 pm
ASHEVILLE, North Carolina - Officials say two Buncombe County firefighters were injured when the burning phosphoric acid they found along the shoreline at Biltmore Lake exploded.
- Fallout from North Carolina LGBT law worries small business Updated: Apr-27-16 11:22 am
Small businesses in North Carolina are already losing valuable business because of the new state law limiting protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people.
- Modest 2.5 magnitude earthquake hits N. Carolina mountains Updated: Apr-25-16 7:04 pm
WEAVERVILLE, North Carolina - Residents of a North Carolina mountain community are learning the sound of thunder accompanied by strange vibrations they felt was actually a minor earthquake.
- Western Carolina chancellor diagnosed with brain tumor Updated: Apr-21-16 4:17 pm
CULLOWHEE, North Carolina - Western Carolina University Chancellor David Belcher has informed the school that he has been diagnosed with a small brain tumor.
- Asheville airport gets $10.M grant for runway, equipment Updated: Apr-20-16 6:57 am
ASHEVILLE, North Carolina - Asheville Regional Airport has received another federal grant to help pay for an ongoing project to replace its runway and to buy a new fire and rescue vehicle.
- Protest moves UNC meeting from Asheville to Chapel Hill Updated: Apr-12-16 1:44 pm
ASHEVILLE, North Carolina - The University of North Carolina Board of Governors is moving its meeting from Asheville to Chapel Hill this week because of planned protests surrounding a visit by UNC's new president.
- New statue celebrates park designer Frederick Law Olmsted Updated: Apr-11-16 4:17 pm
If you've visited parks in New York, Boston or many other places around the U.S., you've probably experienced the landscapes of Frederick Law Olmsted. Olmsted designed hundreds of parks, gardens and other public spaces, including Manhattan's Central Park, Boston's "Emerald Necklace," the grounds of the U.S. Capitol in Washington and California's Stanford University campus. He's considered the father of landscape architecture in America, and The North Carolina Arboretum in Asheville is honoring Olmsted's work by dedicating a statue of him on April 22.
- Lawsuit OK'd in apparent drinking death at Asheville hotel Updated: Apr-08-16 6:05 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The North Carolina Court of Appeals has ruled that a lawsuit filed against an Asheville hotel in the wake of a Charlotte woman's drinking death can move forward.
- Accusations, blame follow loss of brewery to Roanoke Updated: Apr-07-16 4:54 am
ASHEVILLE, North Carolina - A Buncombe County government meeting ended with accusations and blame over a lost deal to lure an Oregon-based brewery offering 135 jobs.
- The Latest: Two missing hikers found in downtown Asheville Updated: Apr-05-16 3:56 pm
NEBO, North Carolina - The Latest on the search for missing hikers (all times local):