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Pedestrian killed in Merrimon Avenue vehicle collision identified by Asheville police
ASHEVILLE - A pedestrian who was killed in a fatal collision with a vehicle May 22 on Merrimon Avenue near I-240 West has been identified as Benjamin David Brown, 46, according to a May 26 news release from the Asheville Police Department. Patrol officers responded to the scene of the...
Asheville Mall: A Retail Beacon in the Heart of Asheville, NC
Asheville Mall, a regional retail powerhouse, is off Interstate 240 in eastern Asheville, North Carolina. The journey to its establishment was fraught with difficulties, marked by resistance from city officials and nearby property owners. Groundbreaking and Resistance: The mall’s construction was initiated by R. L. Coleman and Company, with the...
Owner of multi-million-dollar mansion in North Carolina looking for 'right family' to buy estate
As the housing market continues to chill, a property nestled on five acres in the North Carolina mountains is up for sale for a cool $34 million. (Above video of another record-breaking real estate sale in North Carolina was published in Nov. 2022.) It's a sale that is expected to...
I moved from New York City to North Carolina almost 2 years ago. Here are 7 things that surprised me most.
After looking at over 100 cities, my partner and I left New York City to move to Asheville, North Carolina, and the transition was full of surprises.
$183,000 worth of drugs discovered during traffic stop; NC woman charged
RABUN COUNTY, Ga. (WLOS) — A North Carolina woman is in custody after a traffic stop in Georgia turned up several thousand dollars worth of drugs. According to the Rabun County Sheriff's Office, after observing "multiple traffic violations" on May 24, 2023, a deputy pulled over Kerry Stratton, of Leicester, North Carolina.
Watch now: Asheville police release bodycam footage of Whitmire arrest
ASHEVILLE - The city, through the Asheville Police Department, has released body camera footage showing the violent May 13 arrest of Devon Whitmire, 27, after video footage taken by bystanders led to outrage among those who said police used excessive force. According to the May 25 APD news release, the...
Huddle House to close doors permanently, manager confirms
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — Monday, May 29, will be the last day of business for one popular Asheville restaurant. The Huddle House located on Hendersonville Road is closing its doors. A restaurant manager told News 13 on Friday, May 26, that employees learned about the closing this week. The...
2 charged, drugs seized following traffic stop in Asheville
BUNCOMBE COUNTY, N.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office announced that two people were recently taken into custody after deputies found narcotics during a traffic stop in Buncombe County. Deputies said 38-year-old Daniel Smith and 23-year-old Sherry Hinson were taken into custody following the incident. According to...
Opinion: Time for Civility Training in Asheville: Build bridges with community and police
It seems like every week there’s a new viral video showing law enforcement applying force onto a Black man. Last week, the viral video came from Asheville.In pre-2020 fashion, the System seems to have signed, sealed-shut, and case-closed the actions of law enforcement officers captured on video. Nothing to see here, folks. The community mobilized in protest, not because there was clear-cut malfeasance, but because there was no discussion to be had.
APD Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Collision
Asheville -- May 28, 2023: A pedestrian was killed in a car accident that happened in North Asheville on Monday. early in the morning, is now being investigated by the Asheville Police. The following information was released Saturday by the Ashevlle Police Deparment:. Asheville, NC (May 26, 2023): The Asheville...
24-year-old pleads guilty to highest level of opioid trafficking in North Carolina
HENDERSON COUNTY, N.C. (WLOS) — A man identified as one of the leaders of an elaborate drug operation in the Henderson County area will be spending 18-23 years in prison. A press release from the office of R. Andrew Murray, district attorney for Henderson, Polk and Transylvania counties, says Treyveon Marquis McClure, 24, of Hendersonville, pleaded guilty on Tuesday, May 23, to level three trafficking in opioids (Fentanyl).
Buncombe, Asheville property transfers for May 10-17
46 Huffman Road, $390,000, Molly May Investments LLC to Joseph Larson Caughey. 15 Brookcliff Drive, $3,500, Jimmy R Niles and Theresa L Niles to Donald E Perkins. 31 Wilmington Road, $365,000, Patrick I Smith to Julia Saylors. 8 Lee Ave., $295,000, Maegan Cox Ray to Knoll 225 LLC. 217 Sulphur...
Delays and Repairs at Asheville Pools: Malvern Hills Park Pool Opens on Schedule, while Recreation Park Pool Undergoes Safety Repairs
The City of Asheville in North Carolina has announced that Malvern Hills Park's swimming pool will open as planned on 27 May, however, there is a delay in opening the pool at Recreation Park due to safety concerns.
Three earthquakes confirmed in western North Carolina
CANTON, N.C. (FOX Carolina) - The U.S. Geological Survey announced that three more earthquakes were reported near Asheville, North Carolina, Thursday night. The first earthquake, 2.2-magnitude, was reported around 5:16 p.m. Its epicenter was 2.5 miles north of West Canton. Officials said the second earthquake happened around 5:30 p.m. and...
Judge: $85K bond for Black Asheville man pinned by throat; faults police, man in arrest
ASHEVILLE - A judge criticized the controversial May 13 arrest of a Black man, saying the white officers "didn't act appropriately" by grabbing him without giving him a chance to submit and putting arms "across his face, then across his neck" when he was handcuffed on the ground. But Buncombe...
‘WV 1898’ memorial in Aston Park now gone? ‘Woolsey Dip’ explained? • Asheville Watchdog
Republished from https://avlwatchdog.org/answer-man-wv-1898-memorial-in-aston-park-now-gone-woolsey-dip-explained/, written JOHN BOYLE. Today’s round of questions, my smart-aleck replies and the real answers:. Question: What happened to the “WV1898” memorial in Aston Park? I noticed just recently it’s been removed. Also, do you know the history of that marker?. My answer: Raise...
The war years: A Jew in Asheville
In my last column, I related the incident in 1939 that prompted the local Jewish community to band together and establish a place where we could meet in safety — a home of our own. In 1940, this dream came true. The community bought a very large, spooky-looking, two-story...
Asheville man pleads guilty to manslaughter in death of his father in 2021
ASHEVILLE – An Asheville man sentenced May 18 in Buncombe County Superior Court after pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the death of his father, Robert Kirkpatrick, 65, in 2021, should be out of jail this week. According to Asheville Police Department Capt. Joe Silberman in his 2022 statements...
Sheltered homeless declines in Asheville, but unsheltered rising, recent count shows
The recently unveiled local 2023 Point-In-Time Count unveiled on May 11 shows that the number of homeless people in Asheville and Buncombe County who are sheltered is decreasing, while the number of those who are unsheltered continues to increase. Overall, the count indicated that there are 573 people who are...
How T.C. Roberson baseball defeated Northwest Guilford to reach NCHSAA 4A state final
T.C. Roberson baseball coach Eric Filipek wasn’t sure if pitcher Nick Parham was available for a winner-take-all Game 3 against Northwest Guilford on Friday. But he approached Filipek in the top of the sixth inning and told him that he wanted to close the game with the Rams’ clinging to a one-run lead. Parham retired the first two batters. Needing one more strike, he took a deep breath and started his windup. ...
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