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 Asheville, North Carolina

Asheville is a city in and the county seat of Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States. It is the largest city in Western North Carolina, and the 11th largest city in North Carolina. The City is home to the United States National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), which is the world's largest active archive of weather data. The U.S. Census Bureau determined that Asheville's population in 2010 was 83,393. Asheville is a part of the four-county Asheville Metropolitan Statistical Area, the population of which was estimated by the Census Bureau in 2010 to be 424,858.

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Asheville city police face potential budget cuts a month after body camera footage of an officer beating a black pedestrian was leaked to the Asheville ... In other Western North Carolina news, former Buncombe County Manager Wanda Greene and her son were indicted by a federal grand jury. Greene ... Reporter police
Controlled burns send smoke into Asheville area. by WLOS. Smoke from several prescribed burns in Western North Carolina descended on Asheville late Thursday afternoon. (Photo credit: MGN). AA. ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) --. Smoke from several prescribed burns in Western North Carolina descended on Asheville ...

6 photos. AA. ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) --. Several Asheville eateries will get some airtime on the Cooking Channel. app-facebook. HomeGrown. last Wednesday. Some of you know..some of you don't but last year we were asked to be on the tv show Cheap Eats...we have been patiently waiting and ...
ASHEVILLE -- Reynolds Fire Department Chief Richard Sales is being remembered this week as a fire service leader, a dedicated Buncombe ... and later graduated in 1986 from North Carolina State University with a horticulture degree, a similar path to his father, who is a 1959 N.C. State graduate.
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ASHEVILLE -- Architectural Digest has named Asheville School the "most beautiful private high school" in North Carolina, in the magazine's roundup of schools from all 50 states. The article "confirmed what graduates of Asheville School have long known: that the campus' 300 pastoral acres, ...

ASHEVILLE — Body camera footage of a police beating of a black man shows different perspectives of the brutal encounter that went viral after a leaked video was published a month ago. Several of the videos clarify aspects of the August encounter that led to criminal charges against then-officer Chris ...
In 1899, professor J.D. Eggleston Jr., the superintendent of the city schools of Asheville, wrote a brief history of the community's library. The article first ran in the April edition of the North Carolina Journal of Education. That same month, The Asheville Daily Citizen republished the piece in its April 22 issue.
The city of Asheville, North Carolina, released “disturbing, difficult to watch” videos from nine body-worn cameras related to the beating and tasing of a man who was suspected of jaywalking, the city said. One video from an officer on the scene shows Asheville police officer Christopher Hickman wrap his ...
A white North Carolina officer is shown putting a black pedestrian in a chokehold in video released Monday that offers more footage of a police beating that has sparked outrage over use of force. City officials in Asheville, North Carolina, released nine body camera videos of the August 2017 encounter ...
ASHEVILLE — As the world's largest aircraft engine took to the skies last month in California, components that made it possible traced back to Western North Carolina. The GE9X, crafted by Evendale, Ohio-based GE Aviation, lifted off last month in Victorville, California, and flew for more than four hours. police
ASHEVILLE - A downtown monument to Confederate General Robert E. Lee and the Dixie Highway, at the foot of the Vance Monument, has been literally de-faced. Lee's visage, imprinted on a bronze plague attached to a large piece of granite, has been scratched through as has much of the text beneath it ... police
The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality will hold public meetings on the just-released Draft State Mitigation Plan. The plan outlines proposals for investing the first phase of North Carolina's $92 million share of a national settlement with Volkswagen in projects aimed at reducing pollution impacts from ... police
ASHEVILLE — Even during a year in which its number of arrests is down, Buncombe County topped the state's list for the most "intoxicated and disruptive" charges. Buncombe in 2017 had more intoxicated and disruptive charges than any other municipality in North Carolina, according to an analysis by the ... police
North Carolina Drug Take Back Day scheduled for March 22 in Asheville ... Organizations and local law enforcement agencies across North Carolina are working together to encourage the public to safely dispose of unused, unwanted ... In 2015, prescribers wrote prescriptions for 705 million opioid pills in North Carolina. police
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ASHEVILLE, N.C. (March 14, 2018) On Saturday, April 21, high school students from across Western North Carolina are invited to participate in Asheville School's “Shakespeare and Friends Day,” which will feature workshops led by NC Stage and the Montford Park Players. The programming will take place ... police
The Fraternal Order of Police lodge in Asheville has been vandalized, with "Black Lives Matter" spray-painted on the exterior. (Photo credit: WLOS Staff). A still image from security cameras of the person suspected of vandalizing Asheville's Fraternal Order of · 54257259605--F6CB44D7-CE1D-4253-A540-318259F6AC77. police
ASHEVILLE – Contrary to the way many mountain residents remember it, weather forecasters did give at least a hint of what was to come in March 1993. "All the ingredients are in place for a heavy snowfall," Ron Jones, chief of the weather bureau at Asheville Regional Airport, told a Citizen Times reporter ... police
... is now investigating a North Carolina police officer who was captured on body-camera video beating a pedestrian he accused of jaywalking, and people he arrested will have their charges dismissed. Johnnie Jermaine Rush was walking home from his job washing dishes at a Cracker Barrel in Asheville ... police
Federal authorities are investigating body camera footage from August that shows two white police officers Tasering and beating a black man whom they accused of jaywalking in Asheville, N.C.. The footage, obtained by The Citizen Times, has created an uproar in town. One of the officers has resigned, ... police
ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Police in a North Carolina city say they want to know who turned over video of a white officer beating a black man to a newspaper, along with a memo about the case. Asheville police Chief Tammy Hooper told the Asheville Citizen-Times that the release of the memo and the video was ... police
ASHEVILLE - Police in January launched a criminal investigation into whether an officer used excessive force in the arrest of a man suspected of jaywalking and trespassing after he walked across the parking lot of a business already closed for the day. Police body camera video obtained by the Citizen ... police
If you drive just outside of Asheville, the Blue Ridge Parkway is views all along. Up near Craggy Gardens, you can see that layering of the ridgelines and mountain peaks. Bent Creek Experimental Forest and the adjoining North Carolina Arboretum occupy almost 6,000 acres of southern Appalachian cove ... police
A North Carolina police department's Valentine's Day rendition of a popular meme stepped too far, the department said in a public apology. The Asheville Police Department tweeted Thursday to say posts made on its social media pages on Wednesday “inappropriately called attention to the issues of ... police
Twenty-five-year-old Adrian Michael Watts is charged with first-degree arson in the fire. Photo: DaHD9P_U8AA5W2C.jpg · 286217474_p_136991554252563_200_fs.jpg · 286217474_p_84327071690327_200_fs.jpg · ...
In Asheville, North Carolina, a police officer has resigned, and the city's police chief has offered to step down, amid mounting outrage over the release of body camera video showing a white police officer beating and tasering an African-American man who was stopped for jaywalking. The video, from August ...
Asheville's police chief said she will resign if people want her to, in the aftermath of a leaked body-camera video showing one of her former police officers beating a man who was accused of jaywalking. “I am happy to resign if that will solve the problem,” Chief Tammy Hooper said as hundreds of people ...
#WINNING: Mountain Xpress takes third place in the general excellence category for North Carolina community newspapers with circulation of more than 10,000. The award of ... in North Carolina. The judges wrote: “At first glance, Asheville's Mountain Xpress has the look of a flashy niche publication.
David Knight was appointed director of the N.C. Outdoor Recreation Industry Office in January as North Carolina joined seven other states whose governors and legislatures have prioritized investment in outdoor recreation. “This is a watershed moment for the State of North Carolina,” said Knight. “It opens ...
That's when a 10-car motorcade – including the hearse carrying his body – will depart Asheville for the Billy Graham Library in his hometown. Multiple designated ... At approximately 11:25 a.m. on Saturday,a motorcade will depart the Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove in Asheville, North Carolina.
Stewart normally drives a 2009 Chevrolet Silverado truck with a North Carolina license plate of XXS4133. The vehicle also has a “UNC Tarheels” tag on the front bumper. Anyone with information about Stewart's whereabouts is asked to contact the Fletcher Police Department at 828-687-7922.
When someone showed the Asheville, N.C.-based singer-songwriter that his music needed to be pared down a bit, he took it to heart. “As a songwriter I've gotten more concise,” he said. “My songs used to be more rambling and longer. I've gotten into the practice of shaving them down and honing them.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) - A $10,000 emerald is missing from the Asheville Museum of Science. Museum officials filed a police report ... "Recently, an emerald specimen from the AMOS collection was stolen and a police report was subsequently filed with the Asheville Police Department. There was no break-in, and to the ...
Shooting investigation underway at Hillcrest Apartments after a man showed up with a gunshot wound. AA. ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) —. A man suffered a "life-threatening" gunshot wound in an Asheville shooting Sunday, and police say the suspect is still at large. Police tell us Sunday morning that the man is in critical but ...
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WSPA/AP) – Police say human remains were found by a bypasser just off Hill Street in Asheville Saturday. According ... Police Lt. Chuck Sams tells The Citizen-Times of Asheville that investigators are trying to determine how long the body had been there and the state of decomposition.
Some school officials in Western North Carolina and elsewhere say it may be difficult to find enough qualified teachers to meet the mandate and some school systems do not have enough classrooms. More: Ending a Love Affair with Asheville. Anne Garrett, schools superintendent in Haywood County, said ...
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Ahmad Thomas scored 23 points, MaCio Teague added 21 more and UNC Asheville held off a High Point rally Saturday to get an ... Raekwon Miller had 17 points and Kevin Vannatta scored 10 to go with six assists for Asheville (14-9, 7-3), which shot 50 percent from the field.
What are your most loathed drives in and around Asheville, and why? Drop me an email, comment online or send an old-fashioned letter (14 O. Henry Ave., Asheville, NC 28801). I'll compile a list, with some of the more colorful comments (please, limit your cursing to "s#*$hole, which seems to be ...
ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Police in North Carolina have seized dogs from their owners for the third time in three months. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports the Buncombe County Sheriff's Office says in warrants that its deputies seized three of the dogs from a home in Leicester on Thursday. Warrants said they ...
Asheville police say a white man wearing a gray bandanna robbed the store with a handgun. Police say he got away with money, and no ... are still looking for the person responsible. If you saw anything in that area, around that time, call the Asheville Police Department at 828-252-1110 or Crime Stoppers at 828-255-5050.
Bradshaw said the director of the day care program was leaving, but the closure was also part of a bigger problem in Buncombe County and throughout North Carolina. Megan Branstiter, whose 4-year-old son attended day care at Calvary Baptist Church, would have to find new child care for her son for the second time in ...
We hear that the event will begin with speakers at Memorial Stadium near McCormick field. After this, marchers will walk to the Vance Monument in Pack Square. This year as last year, marches are planned worldwide. In 2017, the focus was a backlash to newly elected President Trump. In 2018, organizers ride a wave of ...
Asheville police estimated the #WomensMarch crowd at six to seven thousand participants. They acknowledged that was just an estimate. Organizers said the crowd was closer to 10,000. PHOTO GALLERY HERE -- ...
An Asheville man has died after a crash on the Captain Jeff Bowen Bridge early Saturday morning. AA. ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — An Asheville man has died after a crash on the Captain Jeff Bowen Bridge early Saturday morning. Asheville police say Matthew Lee Kerley, 26, was on a motorcycle around 1:45 am when ...
According to Asheville Police Department spokesperson Christina Hallingse, the shooting took place around 4:30 p.m. on Patton Avenue. The Asheville Police Department sent out two messages from their Twitter account, with the initial tweet reporting that the victim later died due to their injuries from the ...
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WSPA) — Police are asking for the public's help finding a woman who hasn't been seen since in two weeks. Asheville police are searching for 27-year-old Samantha Arriaga. Police said Arriaga was last seen at Deaverview Apartments on January 5. Arriaga is described as 5 feet 1 inch ...
ASHEVILLE – Mission Health has sold the Asheville Surgery Center property but will remain a tenant in the building for the foreseeable future. The facility at 5 Medical Park Drive was sold for $14.7 million last week to Asheville 5 Medical Properties LLC, a North Carolina special warranty deed filed with the ...
Although they account for half the population, women in North Carolina make up only 25 percent of the State House and Senate. There are no female U.S. senators, and only two U.S. representatives out of 13. Women's March Inc., which organized the 2017 Washington march, will hold a voter rally Sunday ...


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