Laura Hackett wearing a grey sweater and a turquoise necklace

Laura Hackett

Senior City Editor

Laura is based in Asheville, NC and has written for AVLtoday since March 2021. Before joining 6AM City, she wrote for Mountain Xpress and created content for the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce (the 2019 National Chamber of the Year). In her free time, she loves exploring her city by bike, testing out new restaurants, and hanging out with her dog Iroh at the park.

The hotel is hosting two seasonal events, including a three-course Thanksgiving Dinner and a two-day Golden Girls celebration.
Sick of rotating through conversations about politics, religion, and your relationship status? Introduce these niche and fascinating topics at your next holiday meal.
Head to these five pubs and watch parties from Sunday, Nov. 20-Sunday, Dec. 18 to get in on the action.
To help make your time at the Asheville Regional Airport as smooth as possible, we’ve created a guide that covers everything from gates and parking to details on the airport’s 20+ nonstop flights.
Allergic to your stove? No problem — here’s where to go.
The property, a bastion of Black history in Asheville, was recently designated a local historic landmark.
From bonds and city council seats to Asheville’s next mayor — see how residents voted in this year’s general election.
The cooking competition show, produced by Dan Levy, debuts Thursday, Nov. 10.
This will be her second appearance at the games — in 2019, she finished in seventh place.
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