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Woman charged in high-profile drunk driving case to appear in court Monday

A woman charged in a high-profile drunk driving case is set to appear in court in Buncombe County Monday, charged with possession of drugs. Karen Wheeler was charged with DWI after an accident on New Leicester Highway in 2011 that left her and another driver, Stacey Garrett, with brain injuries. Sin

WLOS.COM - 2018-03-18 16:28:37

Asheville firefighters respond to bus fire at elementary school

Fire crews respond to a bus on fire at Vance Elementary School (Photo courtesy: Leigh Armistead) A bus on fire brought a number of Asheville fire crews to Vance Elementary just after 3:15 Sunday morning, said Kelley Klope, a spokeswoman for the fire department. She says in addition to one bus on fir

WLOS.COM - 2018-03-18 04:28:21

One woman dead following crash on White Horse Road, coroner says

One woman is dead following a collision in Greenville. Greenville County Deputy Coroner Jeff Fowler confirmed the woman's death to WYFF News 4 Saturday morning. He said around 8:30 a.m., there was a two-vehicle accident on White Horse Road, near Sandy Oak Baptist Church and Crescent Landing Apartme

WYFF4.COM - 2018-03-17 15:27:00

Hundreds receive free medicine at pop-up pharmacy in Asheville

Subscribed, but don't have a login? ASHEVILLE - A nonprofit pharmacy program for the poor and uninsured provided free over-the-counter medicines to hundreds of people in the Arthur R. Edington Education & Career Center on Saturday morning. NC MedAssist, the organization that hosted the Mobile Free

CITIZEN TIMES - 2018-03-17 19:24:04

Boyle column: Pit bull attack gets personal this time

These days, I see it all happening in slow motion, again and again. But when it occurred, the attack came so quickly and furiously that both my wife and I were simply stunned. Looking back, it probably was just a couple of seconds of paralysis on our parts as the 100-pound, gray-and-white pit bull p

CITIZEN TIMES - 2018-03-17 18:46:02

Crown jewel of Haywood gets a makeover

The clock started ticking on a 14-week major renovation on Lake Junaluska's historic Lambuth Inn on Jan. 8. Almost all the work will be done in time for a mid-April event that has booked half the rooms at the inn. The extensive $3.2 million renovation touches almost every room in the hotel, one that


The Tapered Gentleman is now open

In the past years, we've seen our small community grow and modernize, offering something special not just for out-of-towners, but locals, as well. The newest addition is in downtown Waynesville off Hazelwood Ave.: a gentleman's salon. The tapered Gentleman opened on Feb. 1, 2018, by Jenna McCullough


In DWI wreck, father of injured woman wants defendant's bond revoked

A Haywood County father wants bond revoked for the woman charged with DWI in an accident years ago that left his daughter with brain injuries. Forty-two-year-old Karen Wheeler was charged in 2011. The case stalled over questions of her competency, and she now faces new drug charges. Randall Garrett


1 injured after shooting outside downtown Asheville music venue

Asheville police are investigating after a man was shot in the parking lot of New Mountain AVL early Friday morning. (Photo credit: WLOS Staff) Police are investigating after a man was shot in the parking lot of a downtown Asheville music venue. It happened around 2:20 a.m. on Friday outside New Mou


Hendersonville man charged in shooting on Harper Drive

On Sunday, Henderson County deputies responded to Harper Drive in reference to a gunshot wound inflicted during an altercation. The victim was rendered care, taken to the hospital and released the same day, the Sheriff's Office said in a news release. Following interviews and crime scene investiga


Top local stories we are following today

Here are the top stories we are following for you today. Happening today, the Asheville City Council has called a special meeting to discuss a use of force complaint against former officer Christopher Hickman. Click here for more on this story. A little boy who was seriously hurt more than five yea


Method used to build failed bridge in Miami was used on Asheville bridge

The Biltmore Avenue bridge over the Swannanoa River in Biltmore Village was built in 2010 using the accelerated bridge construction method. (Photo credit: WLOS staff) A $14.2 million pedestrian bridge that was supposed to link the community of Sweetwater to the campus of Florida International Univer