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History

Let’s look into the history of the locations featured in postcards from Asheville Postcard Company.
What was Asheville like at the turn of the millennium? We took a look back at the final year of the 20th century to see what life was like pre-Y2K.
As alumni of the high school come together to mark 100 years since the first graduation, learn a little more about the school’s remarkable legacy.
Tell us you’re from Asheville without telling us you’re from Asheville.
Take a quick trip back in time as we look at the unique features of a few beautiful + beloved Asheville buildings.
A group of musicians are working to restore the chimes, with the city considering creating policy for original music to be played.
Once booming, now barren. Let’s take a peek at malls of Asheville’s past — plus hope for the future.
The famous architect designed a mountain cabin outside Asheville — but owner Thomas C. Lea had a different plan.
This revelation comes as more information is learned about the extremely influential photographer, set to be the subject of a new biography and documentary.
Asheville’s historical Urban Trail has everything from a giant flat iron to a swinging bell to a bronze version of Thomas Wolfe’s shoes.
Through easements, grant funding, technical support, and educational programming, the Preservation Society of Asheville and Buncombe County is conserving a sense of place.
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With its three most recent solar panel projects, Appalachian Offsets is reducing 365 tons of carbon dioxide per year.
The nonprofit released facts and figures covering the work of the 2023-2024 grant recipients.
The event, which is part of the county’s Racial Equity Action Plan, will engage the community and dedicate a new historical plaque marker.
North Carolina is well represented on the world stage at the Paris 2024 Summer Olympics — here are some locals to watch.
The outdoor gear brand is letting you in on how its canvas tents and upcycled bags are made (and offering some deals) with the launch of the new Factory Fridays.
Make the most of good weather by taking your meals al fresco on one of Asheville’s many beautiful patios.