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Official: N.C. man cited for killing bear in neighbor’s yard

A western North Carolina man is facing charges after wildlife authorities said he used a 12-gauge shotgun with buckshot to fatally shoot a bear on his neighbor’s property.

Vance Monument removed in full from Asheville after standing for more than 120 years

Things look very different in downtown Asheville.

Removal of Asheville Confederate monument set to commence

Work to demolish and remove a 75-foot-tall stone obelisk built to honor a Confederate leader will begin soon in Asheville.

Hundreds take to downtown Asheville streets over transgender youth rights

Multiple bills in North Carolina’s legislature aimed at the rights of transgender youth became the rally cry for several groups in downtown Asheville.

Another 30 people moved from Asheville homeless camps to temporary housing

“We believe that housing is a basic human right, and that housing is the answer to homelessness,” she said.

3 protesters arrested after Asheville disbands homeless camp

Asheville is shutting down numerous homeless camps in the city where it has received reports of fighting and drug use. The city said it is working to provide alternate shelter.

Western NC fast food worker stops traffic with funny, flamboyant style

At lunchtime, customers fall in line at the Chick-fil-A in South Asheville. Whether they order at the drive-thru or wait for curbside pickup, they want their fast food fast.

Judge denies motion to block removal of Asheville monument

A judge in North Carolina has denied a group’s request to block the planned demolition of a monument to Confederate governor Zebulon Vance in the city of Asheville.

Numerous NC black bears losing limbs; how groups are working to prevent illegal trappings

There is a growing concern in the mountains over the safety of bears as the number of reported 3-legged bears grows. Private groups are now forming to investigate bear poaching and illegal activity to harm bears.

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Trillium Health Resources awarded Tailored Plan contract by NCDHHS

Tailored Plans are responsible for managing the state’s non-Medicaid behavioral health, developmental disabilities and TBI services for uninsured and underinsured recipients.

Veteran small business grants available; deadline Friday

Grants will range from $10,000 to $50,000, and winners do not have to pay them back.

American Red Cross needs blood donations; offering chance at music festival VIP experience

All who come to give Aug. 1-15, 2021, will automatically be entered for a chance to win an exclusive, VIP trip for two to the sold-out 2021 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival.

“She was the glue to our family”: double homicide victim’s family still recovering

Family members are still grieving after a shooting Saturday morning claimed two lives, including Bri'yanna Williams.