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Candler native and WCU student joins NC Attorney General's Council on Collegiate Opioid Misuse  Mountain Xpress

Candler native Rosemary Yelton has been appointed to Attorney General Josh Stein's Council on Collegiate Opioid Misuse. Yelton represented Western ...



Photos: Enka prom 2018  Asheville Citizen-Times

Photos from Enka High School's 2018 prom at Biltmore Estate.



School resource officers talking with students about alleged threats at Enka High  WLOS

A threat on social media directed at Enka High School has some parents worried enough to take their children out of school Friday.One Enka student our ...



Week 8: Western NC high school football scoreboard  Asheville Citizen-Times

It's Week 8 of the high school football season, and the Citizen Times is gearing up for another great Friday night of coverage. Make sure you've got all the ...



Tuscola opens WMAC play at winless Enka | Sports  The Mountaineer

The bad news for Tuscola? Last Friday's rivalry game against Pisgah didn't end in a victory. The good news? The loss is hardly a crippling one. The defeat at the ...



Social Worker of the Year recipient helps Enka students excel in life  WLOS

Our Person of the Week was recently selected as the 2016 North Carolina Social Worker of the Year.For Lisa Vondohlen, nothing is more rewarding that ...



Enka High raises $10000 for Eblen Charities  WLOS

Enka High School students raised $10000 to give to Eblen Charities.The students raised the funds by selling Eblen pumpkins with a goal of getting more money ...



Local coach reacts to softball tournament brawl caught on video  WLOS

A brawl broke out at a youth softball tournament with a Haywood County team playing on Saturday.Parents and other fans appeared to punch, kick, push and ...



Blue-White All Star Game gives WNC seniors one last shot  WLOS

WLOS - The top high school seniors from Western North Carolina met up at Enka High School for the Blue-White All Star Game. The boys played the 66th ...



Fight is on to save Enka Middle School icon  WLOS

A couple old car and plane enthusiasts are trying to save the jet in front of Enka Middle School.Carl Raphael's daughter goes to Enka Middle School. He began ...



Enka High Student Killed in Crash  WLOS

Faculty members describe Daniel Stone Arrowood as an 'all-American guy' who had many friends and was also involved in clubs like Future Farmers of ...



CFWNC awards $540000 in scholarships to area students  Mountain Xpress

The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina (CFWNC) recently approved scholarships totaling $540,000 to 103 students in Western North Carolina.



Former Enka wrestling coach receives coveted state award  Asheville Citizen-Times

Former Enka wrestling coach Jim Whitmer received the state's highest award for athletic achievement, the Laurel Wreath Award, Saturday evening at the WMAC ...



Enka tennis player, student body president wins Scholar Athlete of the Year  WLOS

In fall 2017, Thursday Night Lights brought you some killer football games, but during the broadcasts on My40, we also highlighted scholar athletes from other ...



ACA's Caleb Mills highlights first day of early singing period  Asheville Citizen-Times

Caleb Mills never expected to have his signing day at Roberson High School. Mills had played his entire high school basketball career at Asheville Christian ...



Enka High sophomore killed in Leicester wreck  Asheville Citizen-Times

LEICESTER - A 16-year-old Enka High sophomore was killed in a wreck on Newfound Road Wednesday night. Daniel Stone Arrowood, of Candler, died when a ...



4 Jets players strike a balance between music and football  WLOS

For high school football players, it can be challenging to balance academics and sports. Four Enka High School students (Sam Spear, Zeb Gunter, Austin Hollar ...



Enka softball player becomes first from NC to sign with Alabama  WLOS

WLOS - It's big news whenever a high school football player signs with the University of Alabama; however, it's an equal accomplishment for an athlete from ...



Enka High student dies in wreck  Asheville Citizen-Times

An Enka High School student was killed in a single vehicle accident, authorities said.



Star wrestler could face new child sex charges  Asheville Citizen-Times

New warrants filed in the case of a star wrestler formerly of Enka High School who is accused of statutory rape, indicate the Greensboro College student's social ...



Former Enka wrestling star had multiple victims, warrants state  Asheville Citizen-Times

Search warrants issued by the Buncombe County Sheriff's Office say at least four people have come forward accusing a Greensboro College wrestling ...



7 WNC prospects selected in MLB draft  Asheville Citizen-Times

Seven players with local ties received life-changing phone calls during the three-day MLB draft.



Enka High getting new principal  Asheville Citizen-Times

ASHEVILLE – Tonya Robinson, assistant principal at Enka High, has been named the school's new principal. Robinson replaces Edwin Spivey, who resigned to ...



NCHSAA state wrestling: Pisgah tied for 8th after first round  Asheville Citizen-Times

Results from the first round of the NCHSAA 2A state wrestling championships.



Blue-White All-Star basketball game a big success once again  WLOS

CANDLER, NC -- The Blue-White All-Star game was a big success once again in Asheville. It's the 65th time the boys game has happened and the 41st time the ...



Wilkins named North girls basketball coach  BlueRidgeNow.com

North Henderson's search for a new women's basketball coach has come to an end and it didn't have to go far to find its new head guy. In a statement on ...



WMS cheer places first in Pre-State | Sports  The Mountaineer

CANDLER — Waynesville Middle School students excel in many areas, and that goes for cheerleading, too, a fact that was proven at the Cheer Ltd. Pre-State ...



BASKETBALL: Three Cherokee players, other tribal members on All-Star roster  Cherokee One Feather

By SCOTT MCKIE B.P.. ONE FEATHER STAFF. Three players from Cherokee High School and three other EBCI tribal members at other schools will participate ...



Triple threat: 3 MHS players selected for Blue-White Games  McDowell News

Three McDowell High seniors have been selected to play in the Annual Blue-White Basketball All-Star Games at Enka High School Saturday, March 17.



Asheville area All-American wrestler charged with statutory rape  Asheville Citizen-Times

ASHEVILLE - An All-American wrestler who previously attended Enka High School was arrested Wednesday on a charge of statutory rape, according to ...



Earl Christopher Penland | Obituaries  The Mountaineer

BLACK MOUNTAIN — Earl Christopher Penland, 60, passed peacefully into the presence of His Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Monday, June 11, 2018 at ...



New football coach for North Henderson is Wilkins  Asheville Citizen-Times

North Henderson has hired 2005 Enka graduate Zach Wilkins to coach its football team.



Tuscola band wins high honors at competitions | School News  The Mountaineer

The Tuscola High School Marching Mountaineers competed in the 42nd Annual Land of the Sky Marching Band Festival at Enka High School on Saturday, Sept.



8 things to do around Asheville this week, with a focus on local theater  Asheville Citizen-Times

Theater continues to bloom in Western North Carolina, so that will be our focus this week. But first, two quick musical reminders.



Santa at Asheville Outlets through Christmas Eve for free photos  WLOS

Santa claus has arrived in the mountains.He made his first stop the the Asheville Outlets to greet shoppers and visitors.Saint Nick then led a parade through the ...



Heath performs at Blue/White All-Star Game  Avery Journal Times

Avery senior guard Deacon Heath (No. 21, back row) was part of the victorious Blue squad at the annual Blue/White All Star Games on March 17 at Enka High ...



5th annual Coaches vs. Cancer Shootout pushes fundraising total past $100k mark  WLOS

WLOS - Thirteen area high school teams descended on Kimmel Arena on the campus of UNC Asheville this weekend for the 5th annual Coaches vs. Cancer ...



'Fearless' cheerleaders head to national competition  WLOS

A group of local cheerleaders is headed from the mountains to sunny Florida this week to take on the best of the best in a national competition.Teams from ...



Just down the road: Highlights of the Enka-Candler food scene  Mountain Xpress

HISTORY: Miami Restaurant (and its historic sign) started in the early 1950s and lives on as a neighborhood favorite. Photo by Margaret Williams.



Asheville Symphony selects Darko Butorac as conductor, music director  Asheville Citizen-Times

After an extensive 2½-year search, Darko Butorac has been chosen to lead the Asheville Symphony Orchestra as its new music director.



Buncombe, Asheville schools work to remove barriers to graduation  Asheville Citizen-Times

ASHEVILLE - Danielle Gardner bounced from place to place in high school. At 15, she had no permanent home and never found stability. “It was kind of like that ...



Questions linger in Buncombe inmate's death  Asheville Citizen-Times

ASHEVILLE - Two people who say they witnessed the handling and treatment of a female jail inmate say she died a painful death after ingesting ...



Franklin High football - best kept secret in the mountains  Asheville Citizen-Times

Panthers 102-40 (.718) since 2003 and undefeated in regular season twice in past 3 years.



Bill Holbrook inducted into WNC Agricultural Hall of Fame  The Mountaineer

Western North Carolina Communities held the 28th Annual WNC Agricultural Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at the Mountain Horticulture Crops Research ...



Mostly B's and C's for Asheville, Buncombe schools  Asheville Citizen-Times

ASHEVILLE — Schools in Asheville and Buncombe County received mostly B's and C's as North Carolina released its first school grades Thursday. The grades ...



Portrait of the Past: Hillbilly Minstrel cloggers, 1976  Asheville Citizen-Times

Asheville's Mountain Dance & Folk Festival honored the Hillbilly Minstrel cloggers of Candler in 1976.



Buncombe County Sheriff candidates: What you need to know  Thetribunepapers

By Chad Nesbitt- As part of our investigative reports about Buncombe County candidates running for office we are high lighting five Democrat candidates ...



A Clean-Up Candler success story  Asheville Citizen-Times

Jacob Holm lauded for steps to dampen noise issue.



Enka, Owen grads get NC government jobs  Asheville Citizen-Times

Former Buncombe County resident Anderson "Andy" Miller has been named legislative liaison for the state Department of Environmental Quality, a job that ...



Enka softball team named MaxPreps Medium Team of the Year  HighSchoolOT

MaxPreps has recognized several NCHSAA softball teams for great 2015 seasons, including naming Enka High School as the MaxPreps Medium Schools Team ...



Asheville mother full of emotion after daughter survived crash aboard USS Fitzgerald  WLOS

Nancy Smith, of Asheville, North Carolina, was among the 300 people aboard the USS Fitzgerald during a collision that left seven dead in Japan.It was at least ...



Marching Titans wins first place overall at weekend competition  McDowell News

The McDowell High School Marching Titan Band won first place in their Saturday competition at Enka High School's Land of the Sky Marching Band Contest.



'Voice' of Asheville schools to retire  Asheville Citizen-Times

Charlie Glazener, longtime spokesman for Asheville City Schools, is retiring at the end of the month.



The Morehead-Cain Foundation announces its Class of 2022  UNC News

For immediate release. The Morehead-Cain Foundation announces its Class of 2022. (Chapel Hill, N.C.— April 27, 2018) – The Morehead-Cain Foundation, ...



In Photos: Asheville's 2017 Holiday Parade  Mountain Xpress

Beautiful weather and a full lineup of 95 entries greeted spectators at Asheville's 71st annual holiday parade on Nov. 18.



Enka comes back, tops Aycock in softball  HighSchoolOT

Enka battled back from a two-run deficit after the first inning to take game one of the NCHSAA 3A Softball Championship over C.B. Aycock 8-6.



Ingles Athlete of the Week: Abbie Trantham  USA TODAY High School Sports

Look for the Athlete of the Week every week during the high school sports season.



Cantrell leads strong Enka offense to overtime win over Owen  USA TODAY High School Sports

CANDLER – It was evident early on in Friday night's season opener for Enka High School that last season's 1-10 record didn't sit well with the Jets senior class.



Thursday’s Fall Sports Roundup: Providence Day star commits to UNC  The Charlotte Observer

Thursday's top high school sports performers, elevator, game results from NCHSAA, NCISAA games.



Biltmore announces elite teams  Asheville Citizen-Times

Special thanks to Biltmore Volleyball Academy for this press release and the photos: Biltmore Volleyball Academy. Elite Teams Announced. 20th Anniversary ...



Deputies: School Shooting Threat Written on Bathroom Wall Not Credible  WLOS

Deputies say threat of a school shooting written on the wall of the boy's bathroom at TC Roberson was not credible.



Asheville native struts runways of fashion world  Asheville Citizen-Times

Last year, Avery Blanchard was chasing a soccer ball as a freshman at Enka High School. This year, the svelte 16-year-old has been strutting high fashion ...



Emotions still raw years after drunken-driving crashes  Asheville Citizen-Times

Troopers found an open bottle of vodka in the cabin of a tractor-trailer that Wendell Berry Perkins let veer into the path of a school bus carrying high school ...



Adults with disabilities find work at Mission Health  Asheville Citizen-Times

Internship program offers opportunities, skill building to be competitive in the workforce.



Will teaching fellows make a comeback?  Asheville Citizen-Times

New version would focus on STEM subjects and getting teachers into low performing schools.



Biltmore Lake Community Receives 'Community of Excellence Award' from…  Virtual-Strategy Magazine

Biltmore Lake Community Receives 'Community of Excellence Award' from CAI Residential community recognized for philanthropy and community giving "I'm ...



McDowell High grad and former teacher Edwin Spivey named new MHS principal  McDowell News

A McDowell native and current principal at Enka High School in Buncombe County has been named the new principal at McDowell High.



WNC Regional Scholastic Art Award winners named  Asheville Citizen-Times

Middle and high school students from across the region took part in the competition.



SART dims the lights, cancels its 2017 season  Asheville Citizen-Times

The Southern Appalachian Repertory Theatre, based in Mars Hill, has canceled its 2017 season.



Asheville's pop-country artists move into the spotlight  Mountain Xpress

Country music in Asheville is becoming a thing now, and that's awesome,” says Joe Lasher Jr. The Weaverville native got his start at 16 and now, at 19, splits his ...



Asheville reacts to new mammogram guidelines  Asheville Citizen-Times

'I know we will lose young lives because of this,' says local critic of the change.



The Gibbs brothers head for Greenie-er pastures  Black Mountain News

Sidney Gibbs certainly looks stronger than he did in 2015 when as a sophomore he racked up 1750 rushing yards for the Owen Warhorses In the 19 months ...



Buncombe girl gets her wish to ride the school bus  Asheville Citizen-Times

Olivia Landreth, who is awaiting a heart transplant, got to take the bus to school.



WRESTLING: Cherokee Youth wrestlers place at Jet Rumble  Cherokee One Feather

CANDLER – The Cherokee Youth Wrestling team competed in the Jet Rumble on Saturday, March 21 at Enka High School. Following are the results for the ...



School Board Race: Reese has 'Wealth of Experience' as Teacher, Administrator in Numerous School Districts  Hcpress

By Jesse Wood. Oct. 3, 2012. During the May 8 primary, Brenda Reese was the top dog of the Watauga County Board of Education runoff. Facing seven ...



Mountain State Fair’s music director’s deep roots  Asheville Citizen-Times

Vickie Hensley-King doesn't sing, play or dance but can make it happen.



Biltmore Volleyball Academy hosts 20th annual Jr. High Neighbor Tournament April 16 & 17  Mountain Xpress

(Asheville, NC) Biltmore Volleyball Academy (BVA) will host the 20th Annual Jr. Hi Neighbor Volleyball Tournament throughout the Asheville area this weekend, ...



Daniel Anderson Joins TD Bank as Vice President, Commercial Relationship Manager in Asheville, NC  Wolfe News Wire

ASHEVILLE, N.C. September 11, 2012 TD Bank, America s Most Convenient Bank®, has named Daniel D. Anderson as Vice President, Commercial ...



Tennis pro Bo Webb buys local racquet club  Black Mountain News

Tennis pro Bo Webb purchases Cheshire Racquet Club and begins to recognize it for growth.



Brevard High Band Wins Big With 2013 Show – Brevard NC  The Transylvania Times

For the past two weekends, Brevard High School Marching Band, under the direction of Kenneth Franklin, has impressed judges and audiences alike with.



Building knowledge: Asheville pushes for new schools  Mountain Xpress

Education officials, teachers and even some students are pushing to build cutting-edge new homes for Isaac Dickson Elementary and Asheville Middle School.



Youth football, MHS band schedules collide  McDowell News

It took less than a week after a ribbon-cutting ceremony to dedicate McDowell High School's new football field for a skirmish to break out over who uses it and ...



Matsakis named new Defiance College football coach  Defiance Crescent News

A quick national search for a new football coach by Defiance College ended late Wednesday morning with the Jackets tabbing former Division I assistant Manny ...



Unlicensed teen drivers: Accident waiting to happen  Asheville Citizen-Times

ASHEVILLE – A car crash in Candler that killed a teenage girl earlier this month had an unsettling common element with another fatal accident last summer in ...



BASKETBALL: Cherokee players selected to All-Star games  Cherokee One Feather

By SCOTT MCKIE B.P.. ONE FEATHER STAFF. Cherokee's Bree Stamper (#12), senior guard, has been selected to the. Cherokee's Bree Stamper (#12), senior ...



Help busy teens find balance in school, life  Asheville Citizen-Times

Parents share tips to help students manage stress and commitments.



WCU band plays on adrenaline in Macy's parade  Asheville Citizen-Times

"The kids were just phenomenal," said band Director David Starnes.



Beam Funeral Services & Crematory | Marion NC  McDowell News

Chad Beam Funeral Home and Services of Marion NC is here for all of your funeral needs including caskets and cremation services. It is my desire to serve each ...



Green Scene: Up on the roof  Mountain Xpress

Rising energy costs, atmospheric carbon levels and global temperatures are spurring interest in harnessing solar power, but the upfront cost of installing such ...



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