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Asheville police need help locating missing 16-year-old

Asheville, NC (FOX Carolina) - Asheville Police are trying to locate missing teen Dalarion Searles.Police say Searles was last seen on November 5 at 133 Livingston Street. Police say Searles could be possibly staying at Hillcrest Apartments.He's described as 16-years-old, 6'0" tall and approximately

FOX CAROLINA - 2018-11-14 15:40:00

Asheville Police Chief Tammy Hooper addresses beating case and her decision to resign

MARS HILL - Outgoing Asheville Police Chief Tammy Hooper touched onher decision to resignin a presentation to Mars Hill University students Tuesday morning. In her first public remarks following the announcement of her resignation Nov. 7, Hooper told students she was ready to “travel and wander the

CITIZEN TIMES - 2018-11-14 11:43:00

Pair accused in West Asheville cat cruelty case appear in court

Jace Lee Greene, 29 and Shariah Jessamyn Metzger, 26, Sare facing charges of improper burial of an animal and instigating cruelty to an animal. (Photo credit: Asheville Police Department)

WLOS.COM - 2018-11-14 23:05:47

Hendersonville teen, Asheville man have big moments on CMAs

Meghan Woods, 17, of Hendersonville, has been going through the American Idol tryouts. The CMA Awards and Idol teamed up to let the public vote on who should go to hHollywood.

WLOS.COM - 2018-11-14 22:58:41

No. 12 Lady Vols beat UNC Asheville 73-46 despite sluggish second half

KNOXVILLE—Walking out of Thompson-Boling Arena Wednesday night, a fan looked at his friend and said, “They pretty well took the second half off, didn’t they?”

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2018-11-15 14:22:00

Asheville police search for suspect after stolen truck hits van on I-240

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) —Asheville police are searching for a suspect who fled after a stolen truck hit a van that had been abandoned on the side of the interstate just after 7 p.m. Tuesday.Authorities said a man called to say his truck had been stolen from the parking lot at the Citgo on Amboy Road.


UNC Asheville men's basketball team gears up for tourney after blowout win, loss

Buy PhotoThe UNC Asheville men's basketball team hosted St. Andrews for their season opener, defeating them 87-47, Nov. 8, 2018.Matt Burkhartt/mburkhartt@citizentimes.comFullscreen

CITIZEN TIMES - 2018-11-15 21:12:00

Blue Ridge Parkway completely closed in Asheville, WNC due to dangerous road conditions

ASHEVILLE - The Blue Ridge Parkway is completely closed to motor vehicle traffic Thursday, Nov. 15, due to dangerous road conditions resulting from rain, freezing rain and snow over the past two days.

CITIZEN TIMES - 2018-11-15 15:13:00

Schools across mountains of Western NC delayed for winter weather Thursday

Throughout the day Wednesday, several school across western North Carolina have reported delays to FOX Carolina taking effect Thursday.School districts are taking the precaution as wintry weather is predicted to hit most of the area as part of a cold snap.Following is a list of delays reported to FO

FOX CAROLINA - 2018-11-15 04:54:00

‘Wintry mix’ forecast as NC mountains get first winter storm warning of the season

More than a dozen counties in western North Carolina areunder a winter storm warning, and more are under a winter weather advisory as forecasters predict freezing rain and sleet to accumulate around the region Wednesday night, according to the National Weather Service.

CHARLOTTEOBSERVER.COM - 2018-11-14 10:00:00

As Asheville affordable housing project stalls, city tries big change in strategy

The Nov. 13 unanimous council vote involved a specific apartment project first attempted inearly 2017at the corner of Hilliard Avenue and Clingman Street on the southern edge of downtown. The new version of the project will include deeply subsidized condominiums alongside market rate units, some pri

CITIZEN TIMES - 2018-11-14 19:04:00

Troopers: Teen girl dies after crashing into another vehicle on rain-soaked road in Buncombe County

FLETCHER, NC (FOX Carolina) - Troopers said a 17-year-old girl has died after a two-car crash along a rain-soaked road in Buncombe County Monday. Troopers said the crash happened around 1:40 p.m. on Christ School Road. Troopers said Alexi Moffitt, 17, of Fletcher, NC was traveling east in a 2008 Hon


Police seek missing teen who may be trying to get to Henderson County

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) —Asheville police are looking for a missing 16-year-old they say may be trying to get to Henderson County.Police say Kevin Logan was last seen on Nov. 13, 2018, in the West Asheville area.Logan is described as a white male who is 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs about 155 pound

WLOS.COM - 2018-11-14 11:53:30

Meet 5 projects improving Asheville.

In the last few weeks, Asheville and Buncombe County announcedfive funding resolutions and grantsthat will shape new projects in our area over the next year. The funds will go toward arenas including energy, education + the arts.Here’s the big picture:

6AMCITY.COM - 2018-11-14 09:00:42

Freezing rain, ice accumulation possible in Asheville area, winter storm watch issued

Don't expect fluffy snow, either, said Doug Outlaw, a meteorologist with the Greer-based office of the National Weather Service.


Tanbark Tunnel on Blue Ridge Parkway closes indefinitely due to falling rock hazard

ASHEVILLE - The National Park Service has closed Tanbark Tunnel at Milepost 374.4 on the Blue Ridge Parkway to all visitors, including cars, bicycles and pedestrians, until further notice due to a falling rock hazard.


Asheville Holiday Parade 2018: What you need to know

“We are so excited to participate in the Asheville Holiday Parade,” said Adriana Chavela, who founded Hola Carolina Magazine with her husband Ron Stamey. “It’s a wonderful way to celebrate cultural awareness and hopefully transform our communities for the better.”

CITIZEN TIMES - 2018-11-14 14:10:00

Asheville Regional Airport: Allegiant to add Sarasota flight in 2019

Allegiant Airlines said Tuesday it's adding twice-weekly, nonstop service from Asheville to Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport in Florida beginning Feb 22, 2019. It marks the eighth city Allegiant serves from Asheville. The Las Vegas-based airline already added three other local flights this y


Asheville man accused of assaulting, robbing woman

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) —A local man faces charges after police say he struck and kidnapped a woman.Christopher Adams is charged with first-degree kidnapping, assault by pointing a gun and assault on a female.Arrest warrants say the 39-year-old robbed the victim and pointed an AR-15 at her.Police say


Allegiant Air announces 9 new nonstop routes to Sarasota

“We’re excited to announce this unprecedented expansion in one of the newest destinations in our network - Sarasota,” said Allegiant Vice President of Planning and Revenue Drew Wells in a news release. “Sarasota offers world-renowned beaches, museums and dining, and we’re so excited to bring even mo