Uh oh, Asheville, Jim Cantore is headed your way

With memes galore saying if Jim Cantore shows up in your town, you’d better leave because it’s going to get bad, there have been a lot of rumors about where the Weather Channel meteorologist will be for this weekend’s winter storm. And now we know. Cantore is headed for Asheville. Early rumors were that Cantore […]

Farmers, artisans host holiday markets around Asheville, WNC

With the past week of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, it’s nearly impossible not to think about holiday shopping. Area farmers markets host holiday markets across the region to give you the opportunity to find the perfect gift, all while buying fresh, locally grown groceries. Each market has a diversity of items, […]

Code for Asheville: A New Model for Civic Tech Collaboration (Contributed)

What started as an academic project has morphed into something special: a new methodology that allows developers to efficiently process city data while making it accessible to any modern Web application. Shutterstock In 2007, Dr. Dwight Mullen founded The State of Black Asheville as an undergraduate research effort at the University of North Carolina Asheville. […]

Letter: No rhyme or reason to development approvals

Graphic by Lori Deaton In December 2017, local neighbors living off of Aiken Road in North Asheville were outraged when the [Buncombe County] Board of Adjustment approved a conditional use permit to Atlanta-based Hathaway Development to build an apartment complex on 29.5 acres of land near the intersection of Aiken Road and Country Oak Drive. […]

Asheville supplement maker joins recall; 5 sickened in NC

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‘The Headliners’ part 2: Gas Power, Connect X & more events across NC

Keeping track with our initiative to spotlight North Carolina startup and tech events, WRAL TechWire’s weekly “Headliners” column is now divided into two parts—inside and outside the Triangle. Following is a list of May meetups, conferences, workshops, socials and networking events happening in Asheville, Charlotte, the Piedmont Triad, and other areas throughout North Carolina. To […]

Real Estate Purchase Agreements: 7 Things Home Buyers Must Check—or Else

Natee Meepian/iStock Every home sale starts with a real estate purchase agreement—a legally binding contract signed by home buyers and sellers that confirms that they agree upon a certain purchase price, closing date, and other terms. While the forms and wording vary across the country (LawDepot.com offers free purchase agreements for each state), there are […]