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Wyckoff delays court date, again!


By Benjamin Cohn


Weaverville – Donald Roy Wyckoff, 62, of 37 Rabbit Ridge Drive, Weaverville is currently facing over forty charges in Buncombe County, two of which are serious felonies, according to documents obtained from the Buncombe County Clerk of Court. However, neighbors of Wyckoff are wondering if he’ll ever see the inside of a jail cell.

Wyckoff made another court appearance just Monday (Aug. 6) where his Asheville lawyer, Tony Rollman, got a continuance of the charges which Rollman described to the judge as probation violations. Rollman’s motion was accepted and Wyckoff is now due back in court on September 19th. Read more...




Dealing with flood issues


By Clint Parker



Woodfin – Flooding is becoming and issue for residents and businesses in Woodfin. Depending on who you ask you might get different answers as to the source of the issue. A Monday, July 30th flooding of Weaverville Highway in Woodfin brought the issue to the forefront again. The Woodfin area received a heavy down pour that day some where between two to four inches. Read more...




Ammons marks milestone



Woodfin - The Woodfin Police Department recently announced that Woodfin Police Lieutenant Chris Ammons had graduated from the Western North Carolina Law Enforcement Leadership Academy.


According to Woodfin Police the course last six months and Ammons along with other members of local law enforcement agencies completed 152 hours of instruction that is described as an in-depth examination of leadership issues and practices that are either utilized or should be utilized in the law enforcement community.


“This is an extremely challenging course which involves just as much work outside of the classroom as within. Join us in congratulating him on this achievement,” the department said in statement.


Chief Michael Dykes added to the praise for Ammons’ accomplishment saying, “We are very proud of Lt. Ammons for his successful completion of the Western North Carolina Leadership Academy. This was the 9th graduating class of future leaders comprised of law enforcement officers from several agencies across the western part of the state. Read more...



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