Western North Carolina

Friday Night Hits Playoffs: highlights and scores

Teams from around the Upstate and Western North Carolina took to the field Friday night for week four of the high school football post season.

North Carolina

SCORES: High School Red Zone – Playoffs Week 4

(WSPA) – It’s the fourth week of playoffs in the High School Red Zone as the playoff field narrows for high school football in Upstate and Western …

Upstate South Carolina

Commercial building, affordable apts. planned on Asheville greenway

ASHEVILLE - A cluster of properties that include a former gas station on Broadway Street is now slated to become commercial buildings with …

Housing

Two Buncombe high school students hospitalized after ingesting cold medicine

CLOSE<p>Phyllis Crawford recounts the day she learned her son, Lucas, lost his battle with addiction.<p>WEAVERVILLE - Two North Buncombe High School …

Education

West Asheville rule changes could spur construction, block Airbnbs

ASHEVILLE - Proposed rule changes coming before City Council could alter the look and feel of West Asheville's main boulevard, including blocking …

Asheville

Top 6 things to do around Asheville, not all of them holiday-related

CLOSE<p>The Biltmore Estate's Christmas Tree is raised in the Banquet Hall.<p>Not everything between now and 2018 has to do with Christmas, but let's face …

Magnetism

More charges for man who allegedly pointed gun at county worker

ASHEVILLE — Police have upgraded the charges against an Alexander man who they say brandished a handgun in the Buncombe County government office …

Crime

Continue the tradition and give to a cause: Holiday Sunshine Fund begins

Last year the Holiday Sunshine Fund raised $93,345 and has raised more than $1.6 million in its history.

Christmas

12 Baskets Cafe serves-up free Thanksgiving meal to all

A unique cafe in Asheville served-up free Thanksgiving meals on Thursday to people from all walks of life.<p>12 Baskets Cafe, located at the Kairos West …

Thanksgiving

Salvation Army provides turkey dinner in Asheville

The Salvation Army's Center of Hope in downtown Asheville provided its annual turkey feast for anyone who wanted it on Thursday.<p>A steady flow of …

Salvation Army

Is there a Christmas tree shortage in Western North Carolina? Growers say yes

CLOSE<p>Melania Trump has continued the time-honored, first lady tradition of receiving the official White House Christmas tree. She accepted a …

Christmas

WNC high school football: Week 3 playoff capsules

CLOSE<p>AC Reynolds' football game against Southwest Guilford<p><i>*Games begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday</i><p><b>3A-AA</b><p><b>No. 3 South Iredell (11-2) at No. 2 Reynolds</b> …

College Football

The 25 Hottest Trending US Travel Destinations For Fall And Winter 2017

Holiday season is as good as here! Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s – it’s a feast of time off to spend with the family, hit the road for some adventure and explore some of the best sites, attractions and natural wonders the US has to offer.<p>To whet your appetite and inspire you, here’s a list of …

North America

GALLERY: Remembering David Cassidy

WLOS News 13 provides local news, weather forecasts, traffic updates, notices of events and items of interest in the community, sports and …

David Cassidy

Mountain Xpress

<b>Press release:</b><p><b>Asheville Police Requesting Assistance from Public to Locate Zachary Ryan Harwood</b><p>Asheville, NC (November 22, 2017): The Asheville …

Asheville

Kindergarteners learn the meaning of Thanksgiving--with art

Students at one Buncombe County school are discovering there's more to Thanksgiving than turkey and dressing. They're finding out it's a time to be …

Asheville

Land bought to lure Deschutes Brewery expected to get rezoned

Buncombe County commissioners may be one step closer to selling a huge piece of land that’s become a white elephant after losing the Deschutes …

Deschutes Brewery

Package delivery takes on a high-tech look in Asheville

If you're holiday shopping online and worried about package theft, a box with lots of drawers found at a local grocery store might be the …

Asheville

Nesbitt students join fight against underage drinking

Students from a Buncombe County school went to a local convenience store Tuesday to remind people it's illegal to buy or sell alcohol to …

Asheville

Free parking in Asheville for Thanksgiving holiday

Drivers will be able to park in downtown Asheville for free -- at least for the upcoming holiday.<p>The city of Asheville says on-street parking will be …

Thanksgiving

North Carolina editorial roundup

Recent editorials from North Carolina newspapers:<p>Nov. 18<p>Asheville Citizen-Times on the opioid crisis:<p>We're not sure how much good it will do to sue …

Business

Under Wanda Greene, some county employees had extra benefits through employment contracts

News 13 learned three senior Buncombe County employees working for former County Manager Wanda Greene were receiving a different set of benefits than …

Asheville

America's Hottest Holiday Attractions

Arizona may be home to the hottest attraction in the U.S. this holiday season but Nashville, Tennessee is overflowing with trendy points of …

Asheville

State agency: Buncombe jail staffers deficient in handling inmate who died of an overdose

Buncombe County jail staffers were deficient in their handling of an inmate who died of an apparent methamphetamine overdose: that's the finding of a …

Asheville

Bursting with bargains and stories, Citizen-Times' Thanksgiving paper comes a day early

The Thanksgiving Day paper is something to behold, for sure. Often a delivery the weight of a good door stop, it’s packed with circulars to direct …

Asheville

WNC buses inspected after school bus fires in Charlotte

After two school bus fires in the Charlotte area in the last month, school districts across the mountains are trying to make sure their buses won't …

Asheville

Hundreds sit down to early Thanksgiving meal at the Edington Center

Hundreds of people are sitting down for an early Thanksgiving dinner in Asheville, at the fourth annual Southside Community Thanksgiving Dinner.<p>"The …

Asheville

South Asheville's Fill My Cup Cafe is closed

ASHEVILLE - Fill My Cup Cafe in South Asheville has permanently closed.<p>The restaurant, which served cafe fare and Portuguese food, was at 1550 …

Asheville

Mimi Cecil, Beloved Community Leader and Biltmore Owner, Dies at 85

Three weeks after the death of her husband of 60 years, William A.V. Cecil, Mary "Mimi" Ryan Cecil, passed away at home on Sunday. She was 85 years …

Travel

News 13 Investigates: Heroin Highway

Every year, nearly 4,000 pounds of heroin is confiscated at the U.S. border.<p>The Drug Enforcement Administration said drug cartels in Mexico are …

Asheville