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May 28, 2017

Suspicious Infant Death in Macon County

The Macon County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the suspicious death of an infant. 3-month old Liam Wilson was unresponsive on Thursday May 11th when first responders tried to resuscitate the baby. His father, 20 year old Jesse Wilson, called 911 around 8:44am stating the child was not brea...
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Share Your Thoughts on New I-40 Interchange

Residents and drivers who travel on Interstate 40 in western Buncombe County have an opportunity to share their thoughts on a proposal to create an interchange at Liberty Road and construct a new road between Smoky Park Highway and Monte Vista Road. The project is designed to increase connectivity along...
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Farmers should prepare for hurricane season

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler’s annual plea for farmers to prepare for hurricane season is especially poignant this year, considering many are still recovering from Hurricane Matthew. “Hurricane Matthew is a painfully fresh reminder of just how important it is to have an emergency plan for your...
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Whitewater Falls to Reopen This Summer

The Whitewater Falls viewing area is expected to reopen by the 4th of July, 2017, after being closed by the Whitewater Fire since November 2016. During the fall 2016 fire, the staircase and access facility to the observation deck were destroyed. Williams Brothers Construction in Andrews was recently awa...
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