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This week’s headline


Head-ons serve as warning

By Heather Berry

Weaverville – Two head-on collisions took place on Weaverville Road (Merrimon Avenue) last week, though no life-threatening injuries were reported. “You can call them ‘head-on’ with some angle,” said Detective Alan Wyatt. “We haven’t heard any follow up about any serious injuries, or fatalities,” he said.

The Weaverville Police Department is encouraging drivers to use extra caution, in light of recent rain and heavy holiday traffic.Read more...


Last week’s headlines


State investigates possible Woodfin arson attempt

By Heather Berry

Woodfin – Investigators from the North Carolina State Forest Service Law Enforcement were called Monday afternoon to investigate an approximate 10-foot trail of wooden matches and some incendiary devices, appeared to be left by arsonists on Leisure Mountain Road, near the Woodfin Ingles on Merrimon Avenue.Read more...


Past headlines


Burning ban

still ignored

Local firefighters warn, Lake Lure fires could happen here

By Heather Berry

Northern Buncombe County – During the height of the wildfires raging to our south, Barnardsville firefighters were called to the Big Ivy area Nov. 12, because a camper was burning wood. According to area firefighters, the worst case scenario hasn’t stopped some residents in northern Buncombe County from ignoring the county-wide open burning ban. The penalty can include fines. Read more...


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