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Man upset parents weren't notified after Enka school bus got stuck in ditch  WLOS

A parent is upset about an incident that happened on a mountain school bus. On Wednesday, an Enka High School bus got stuck after veering off the side of the ...

5 new principals in Buncombe County Schools as 2019-20 school year starts  Asheville Citizen-Times

Valley Springs and Erwin middle schools, plus Emma, Bell and Oakley elementaries, have new leadership.

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 ...

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 ...

All-WNC 2018 Boys Soccer Team  Asheville Citizen-Times

The Citizen Times has released its All-WNC boys soccer team for 2018.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Enka High student dies in wreck  Asheville Citizen-Times

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

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 ...

Rev. Terry Wayne Penland | Obituaries  The Mountaineer

The Rev. Terry Wayne Penland, 65, passed away peacefully on June 1, 2019, at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill.

Owen, Cardinal Gibbons athletes honored by NCHSAA  North State Journal

CHAPEL HILL — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association held its annual meeting and awards ceremony at UNC's Dean Smith Center on May 2.

Asheville mayor files for re-election Friday  WLOS

Asheville Mayor Esther Manheimer will file for re-election at the Board of Elections just after noon on Friday.“It has been and continues to be my great pleasure, ...

Boyle column: West Asheville home a dream? Buy a dump and fix it up!  Asheville Citizen-Times

West Asheville houses are notoriously expensive, as the area has become trendy. But one couple cracked the code: Buy a dump and fix it up.

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 ...

Northwest Guilford's Ron Bare wins NCHSAA coaching award  Greensboro News & Record

CHAPEL HILL — Northwest Guilford's Ron Bare is one of two winners of this year's NCHSAA Toby Webb Coach of the Year awards. The Toby Webb Award ...

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 ...

North Carolina parent is upset that he wasn’t notified that his son’s school bus got stuck in the mud  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

BUNCOMBE COUNTY, N.C. – A North Carolina parent is upset that he wasn't notified that his son's school bus got stuck in the mud. WLOS reported that Ben ...

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 ...

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

Restaurants in the Enka-Candler area offer everything from down-home, stick-to-your-ribs diner food served with a helping of history to thoroughly modern ...

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 ...

Haywood County Jazz Festival set for April 27 at Tuscola  The Mountaineer

The Haywood County Arts Council will sponsor the Haywood County Jazz Festival at 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 27 at Tuscola High School's auditorium.

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 ...

Bob E. Holcomb | Obituaries  The Mountaineer

When the morning sunlight fell across the mountains on Thursday, April 4, 2019, our community lost a man who has been an example of what each of us strive ...

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 ...

Everyday Education: Rosman High Marching Band Takes First Place  The Transylvania Times

Watching the RHS Marching Band rush into the band classroom with their instruments, happily take their seats, while opening their Chrome laptops to.

Michael Bowman, 'father figure' to many, dies in wreck  Asheville Citizen-Times

Avid motorcyclist and self-made man Mike Bowman, a "father figure" to many, died in a crash Sunday.

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.

College change for Enka alum Palmer  Asheville Citizen-Times

Former Enka softball standout Jasmine Palmer has transferred to UNC Greensboro.

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 ...

Greensboro College wrestler charged with statutory rape  WXII The Triad

An All-American wrestler has been charged with statutory rape.

'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 ...

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 ...

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.

Blue-White All-Star game rosters released  Asheville Citizen-Times

Standout basketball players from across WNC will play together later this month in the annual Blue-White All-Star game.

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 ...

NC Theatre Announces 2019-20 Season - WEST SIDE STORY, KINKY BOOTS, and More!  Broadway World

North Carolina Theatre is proud to announce its 2019-20 season sponsored by ABB on stage at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown ...

Miss Gastonia Pageant takes place Sunday  Gaston Gazette

Sixteen contestants will take the stage Sunday, Dec. 16, at this year's Miss Gastonia Scholarship Pageant. The competition starts at 3 p.m. at Stuart W. Cramer ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Otter camp coming to Enka  Asheville Citizen-Times

Jason Otter's School of Basketball will hold a one-day camp at Enka next month.

Buncombe County Sheriff candidates: What you need to know – The Tribune Papers- Breaking News & Top Local Stories  Thetribunepapers

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

Blue-White All-Star rosters announced  Asheville Citizen-Times

2016 Blue-White All-Star Game RostersWhite GirlsBrooklyn Allen, Pisgah High SchoolSamantha Olson, Enka High SchoolKendra Griffin, Erwin High ...

Asheville Symphony announces 2018-19 season, including Amadeus festival  Asheville Citizen-Times

The Asheville Symphony has announced its 2018-2019 season: a 7-concert Masterworks Series, a New Year's Eve cirque performance, recitals and more.

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 ...

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

(Chapel Hill, N.C.— April 27, 2018) – The Morehead-Cain Foundation, home of the first merit scholarship program in the United States, founded at the first public ...

Four athletes selected for the class of 2019 Appalachian State Athletics Hall of Fame  Watauga Democrat

BOONE — Appalachian State Athletics and the Former Athletes Association announced the four former athletes who are the newest members of the ...

Volleyball officials are needed in WNC

Officiating sports at any level is about much more than just regulating games, Judy Stroud said. Stroud, a State Farm agency owner, is also the Western North ...

#TBT: The S&W Cafeteria  AVLtoday

Designed + built by Asheville resident Douglas Ellington in 1928, the iconic S&W Building (56 Patton Ave.) is considered to be the architect's greatest ...

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.

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.

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.

Youth cheerleaders win | Sports  The Sylva Herald

Two Smoky Mountain Youth Competition Cheer Teams won awards at the Cheer Ltd Mountain Prestate Competition held Oct. 27 at Enka High School.

School news: Erwin High yearbook earns honors  Asheville Citizen-Times

WNC schools, students and graduates note recent awards & other accomplishments.

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 ...

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.

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.

132 teams for this weekend's Jr. Hi Neighbor  Asheville Citizen-Times

Biltmore Volleyball Academy Hosts20th Annual Jr. Hi Neighbor TournamentThis Weekend(Asheville, NC) Biltmore Volleyball Academy (BVA) will host the 20th ...

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

Videos recount tragedies caused by impaired driving.

Busy Saturday for McDowell basketball teams  McDowell News

Basketball season is underway at McDowell High School, and is in its second week of practices on the hardwood.

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

Although Bristol, Tenn. is the official, U.S. Congress-sanctioned birthplace of country music, the Asheville area certainly helped in the fomenting of the genre.

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, ...

'I just felt it was time' Subhed: East's LeVine retires from coaching, teaching after 35 years  The Daily Courier

FOREST CITY After 23 years at East Rutherford High School and a total of 35 years coaching and teaching, Brad LeVine's newest journey began on May 1, his ...

East Burke High School Band showcases talent | News |  Morganton News Herald

For the 20th time, East Burke High School Band will be hosting the Cavalier Classic Showcase on Saturday.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

‘From the Earth to the Moon’: MHS marching band performs Friday at first football game  McDowell News

Nothing pairs better with football and Friday night lights at the stadium than the heart-pumping sounds of the McDowell High School marching band.

DSI Comedy Theater Announces 2017 North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival  Broadway World

February brings DSI Comedy Theater's largest event of the year. This year, it is giving DSI a chance to showcase a new direction and continue its 17th year ...

Diamond Mine softball showcase tryouts  Asheville Citizen-Times

The Diamond Mine indoor training center is holding tryouts for its showcase softball teams.

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 ...

All for one, one for all: Behind the curtain of Balsam Range  Waynesville Smoky Mountain News

Marc Pruett has won a Grammy and played the Grand Ole Opry stage, but his biggest concern on this day is sinkholes. “Where is it? Canton?,” he asked a ...

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