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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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



WNC high school basketball: Local teams ranked in media poll  Asheville Citizen-Times

Here is the first NCPreps/HS Media Basketball Polls for the week of Jan. 14. Media from across the state voted in this poll, including the Citizen Times ...



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.



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 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 ...



Enka High student dies in wreck  Asheville Citizen-Times

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



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 ...



Social worker at Enka High School honored as best in state  Mountain Xpress

Ms. Lisa VonDohlen, a social worker at Enka High School, has been named the 2016 North Carolina State Social Worker of the Year. She competed against ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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.



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

Jason McGill, a high school English teacher and soccer coach, has spent the past three months renovating an old home in West Asheville. He'll hit the exterior ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Volleyball officials are needed in WNC  BlueRidgeNow.com

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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



'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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Community rallies around longtime Enka cafeteria worker fighting cancer  WLOS

The Enka community has rallied around a longtime cafeteria worker who's fighting for her life but is determined to keep working.A Charity Ball Drop is planned ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



Will teaching fellows make a comeback?  Asheville Citizen-Times

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



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.



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

Videos recount tragedies caused by impaired driving.



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.



High School Student Dresses Up as a Ken Doll to Ask Date to Prom  Yahoo Food

High school students resort to outlandish methods to land dates for prom. Christopher Bang dressed up as a version of Mattel's famous Ken doll to ask his date, ...



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.



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 ...



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, ...



SF Giants 2018 Draft Day 3 Wrap - MLB Draft 2018  McCovey Chronicles

Hello, it has been Day 3 of the MLB Draft, and this is the weird day for a lot of people. Before we talk about the picks, let's do a quick rundown of things you ...



Wotell named NCHSAA Player of the Week  HighSchoolOT

Max Wotell, a 6-3, 190-pound lefthanded pitcher who also plays outfield, was the Most Valuable Player in the 3-A baseball championship.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



Diamond Mine softball showcase tryouts  Asheville Citizen-Times

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



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 ...



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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