Welcome to Buncombe County, North Carolina!

If you are looking for local news, events, weather or other local features, you have come to the right place.

Looking for a local business? Click on one of the cities below for business and city area information.

Alexander Arden Asheville
Barnardsville Black Mountain Candler
Enka Fairview Leicester
Montreat Ridgecrest Skyland
Swannanoa Weaverville Biltmore Forest
Biltmore Lake

Smart Quote Finder  

Map of Buncombe County, North Carolina

 


Categories in Buncombe County, North Carolina

Alexander Categories Arden Categories Asheville Categories Barnardsville Categories Black Mountain Categories Candler Categories Enka Categories Fairview Categories Leicester Categories Montreat Categories Ridgecrest Categories Skyland Categories Swannanoa Categories Weaverville Categories Biltmore Forest Categories Biltmore Lake Categories  
 

News in Buncombe County, North Carolina

Local North Carolina Senate candidates wrangle over issues
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:17:41 -0700

Candidates hoping to represent Western North Carolina in the state Senate debated Oct. 16 at UNC Asheville, highlighting differences on a range of issues, from education and the economy to the environment. Here’s a look at the candidates and their views. District 49 In the District 49 race, Democratic Sen. Terry Van Duyn and Republican Mark Crawford are vying […]

Gay marriages begin in NC
Sat, 11 Oct 2014 07:42:26 -0700

Minutes after a federal judge in Asheville struck down North Carolina's ban on same-sex marriages, Amy Cantrell and Lauren White rushed out of a county office with their newly printed marriage license and exchanged vows on the front steps, their two children in tow.

Carolina Public Press to host News Exchange in Buncombe County
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 10:02:24 -0700

From CPP's event page: Please join the award-winning journalists with Carolina Public Press for two meetups in Buncombe County — the eighth and ninth in The News Exchange series — to discuss in-depth and investigative news across Western North Carolina — especially the people, places and issues going overlooked and under-reported.

Couples rush to wed as North Carolina gay marriage ban dumped
Sat, 11 Oct 2014 08:02:03 -0700

RALEIGH, N.C.—Minutes after a federal judge in Asheville struck down North Carolina’s ban on same-sex marriages, Amy Cantrell and Lauren White rushed out of a county office with their newly printed marriage licence and exchanged vows on the front steps, their two children in tow. “This is it folks,” exclaimed the Rev. Lisa Bovee-Kemper, a Unitarian Universalist minister from Asheville, to ...

Judge strikes down NC gay marriage ban
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 19:02:37 -0700

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge in North Carolina struck down the state's gay marriage ban Friday, opening the way for the first same-sex weddings in the state to begin immediately.

Gay marriage is legal in North Carolina
Sat, 11 Oct 2014 09:57:12 -0700

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge in North Carolina struck down the state's gay marriage ban Friday, opening the way for the first same-sex weddings in the state to begin immediately. U.S. Distric

Idaho and North Carolina are latest states to allow gay marriage
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 19:03:06 -0700

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - County clerks in Idaho and North Carolina began issuing their states' first marriage licenses to gay couples on Friday after court actions that capped a week of victories for supporters of same-sex matrimony in America. The move came as barriers to gay marriage fell state by state this week and followed days of back-and-forth federal court actions that ...

North Carolina same-sex marriage ban struck down as Idaho given green light
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 15:17:47 -0700

Supreme court removes final legal obstacle in Idaho on same day federal judge opens way for marriages in North Carolina A federal judge in North Carolina has struck down the states gay marriage ban as unconstitutional, opening the way for the first same-sex weddings in the state to begin immediately. US district court judge Max O Cogburn Jr in Asheville issued a ruling on Friday declaring the ...

Mecklenburg issued most same sex-marriage licenses in NC
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 15:08:00 -0700

Mecklenburg County issued a record number of marriage licenses last week as gay and lesbian couples flocked to the register of deeds office during the first full week of legalized same-sex marriages in North Carolina.

Judge strikes down NC gay marriage ban - Gay marriage in Kansas throws political twist - Supreme Court lifts hold on ...
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 15:16:10 -0700

RALEIGH, N.C. – A federal judge in North Carolina struck down the state's gay marriage ban Friday, opening the way for the first same-sex weddings in the state to begin immediately.