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Asheville Police need help locating a missing teen
Asheville, NC (FOX Carolina) - Asheville police are searching for missing juvenile, Emma Sanchez.Police say Emma was last seen September 16 headed north on New Leicester Highway wearing a black shirt with gray pants and a black backpack.She is still believed to be in the West Asheville area, and may
Rutherfordton man killed, another hurt in head-on crash
The N.C. Highway Patrol identified the victim as Joseph Davidson, 81, of Rutherfordton.
Dirty drinking water at World Equestrian Games food truck vendors?
The owner ofFarm to Fenderfood truck, one of 10 local vendors hired by food service contractor Levy’s Restaurant for the world-class sporting event at theTryon International Equestrian Center, Jackson was furious to learn that the water being delivered to the vendors was nonpotable — meaning not dri
Asheville man pleads guilty, convicted of trying to kill officer
On May 11, officers responded to an incident at the In Town Motor Lodge after receiving reports of a man screaming and damaging property. Lt. Michael Lamb arrived and spoke with a motel manager, who identified Bedrosian as the man causing the disturbance.
Plans for Henderson County drug and alcohol rehab center move forward
HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) —A drug and alcohol rehab center planned for Henderson County is one step closer to becoming a reality.The county's technical review committee approved the project Wednesday night.First Contact Ministries wants to build the 42-bed facility across from Mud Creek Baptist Ch
Panthers defensive end Julius Peppers, a native of North Carolina, is starting a Hurricane Florence relief fund and encouraging his teammates, players around the league and people in the community to join in. He is donating $100,000 to kickstart things. His family avoided any big damage from the storm but Peppers wants to visit the areas that were hit hard at some point. He kept close tabs on the storm last week as Carolina prepared for the Falcons.
Panthers defensive end Julius Peppers, a native of North Carolina, is starting a Hurricane Florence relief fund and encouraging his teammates, players around the league and people in the community to join in. He is donating $100,000 to kickstart things. His family avoided any big damage from the sto
No students on board, bus driver uninjured after car rear-ends school bus in Travelers Rest
TRAVELERS REST, S.C. (FOX CAROLINA)A car rear-ended a school bus Friday afternoon in Travelers Rest.School officials say the crash happened at 2:18 p.m. on Highway 25 at the intersection of Little Texas Road.There were no students on board and the bus driver was uninjured.A viewer sent in photos of
Deputies: Man arrested after chase involving stolen vehicle
BUNCOMBE COUNTY, N.C. (WLOS) —Authorities say one person has been arrested after a vehicle chase along Interstate 26 involving a stolen vehicle.The incident started Thursday morning in South Asheville and ended on Incinerator Road in Canton.Details are limited at this time, but Buncombe County Sheri
East Henderson outlasts Hendersonville in thrilling 3-2 victory
WLOS - When the East Henderson Eagles stepped into the gym at Hendersonville High School on Thursday night, there were two prizes awaiting them if they emerged victorious. The first, a solo grasp on second place in the Mountain Six Conference with league-leading Brevard just a game ahead. The second
Rail company blamed for Hurricane Florence flooding in North Carolina town
“We’re talking about a company that placed life in danger, placed millions of dollars of personal property of individuals in danger to protect their own interests,” a local leader said.
Man accused in multi-county chase makes court appearance
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) —A man accused of leading deputies on a chase through Buncombe and Haywood counties in a stolen truckmade his first court appearance on Friday.Erik Jones is accused of crashing into several vehicles before the chase ended on Thursday morning, including a Buncombe County deputy
Deputies ask for public's help locating Buncombe Co. man, two-year-old son
BUNCOMBE COUNTY, NC (FOX Carolina)-The Buncombe County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance locating a man and his two-year-old son.Deputies said 27-year-old Stephen Drake Jones was last seen on Tuesday by his father in Hendersonville, NC.According to the sheriff's office, Jones ha
Help ID driver who hit liquor store with truck in Hendersonville
HENDERSONVILLE, NC (WSPA) - The Hendersonville Police Department is asking for your help to identify a vehicle and driver involved in a hit and run at the ABC Store on Thompson Street.Police say the driver hit the building and caused extensive damage.If you have any information contact Officer Camer
Evaluating Roy Williams' future at North Carolina and the top 5 candidates to one day replace him in Chapel Hill
Nobody likes to "keep it in the family" quite likeNorth Carolina-- evidence being that the school hasn't had a head men's basketball coach who wasn't previously a UNC player or assistant since Frank McGuire left in 1961. Every coach since, starting with Dean Smith, has had ties to the program. The c
Hendersonville Police Department launches app to help community
HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) —Hendersonville police want to better connect with the communities they serve.The department announced it has launched an app people can download on their phones. The app essentially reflects the information and resources on the department's website.You can submit crime t
Taggers hit old Toys R Us building on Brevard Road
"JEWL is one of the tags we see quite often. We're not sure who it is. Often times the tag is much more ornate than that one. But, I think that just speaks to the method that this tag was applied with versus the normal tag," Asheville Public Works Department's Chad Bandy said.
Inside an Emergency Medical Hurricane Shelter - North Carolina Health News
That’s what happened recently for about 73 members of the USPHS who deployed to North Carolina last week as Florence bore down on the state. The team arrived from all over the country, including Commander Keren Hilger, an emergency physician from Alaska, and another member who flew in from Hawaii.
Thousands in South Asheville without power
Currently, nearly 3,000 people in the South Asheville area are without power.
Henderson County News: Don't miss this week's Hendersonville Lightning - Hendersonville Lightning
You'll read about what was in a time capsule the Rotary Club opened, the latest on Hendersonville High School construction, Pisgah Fish Camp's 50-year celebration, business and local briefs, the popular Ask Matt and Jere Brittain columns and more.
Candler man convicted in domestic assault, sentenced to at least 5 years
Kenneth Dwayne Carter, 48, was convicted this week of felony assault with a deadly weapon, a charge stemming from July 27, 2017, when Carter used a walking stick to strike his victim in the head, a witness said.