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Judge: Asheville woman’s libel suit against right-wing activist James O’Keefe will go to trial

The sights and sounds of Donald Trump supporters and protestors alike outside the U.S. Cellular Center Monday Sept. 12, 2016 leading up to the Republican presidential candidate speaking at 6 p.m. ASHEVILLE – A libel case against nationally known right-wing "guerrilla journalist" James O’Keefe and his organization Project Veritas will go to a jury trial here in federal court. That …

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Biz briefs: Daily service to Washington Dulles from AVL, Slow Money NC hosts gathering

SHORT HOP: Officials celebrated United Airlines’ new daily service from Asheville Regional Airport to Washington Dulles International Airport on Feb. 14 with a ribbon cutting, cake and inaugural flight. Photo courtesy of the Asheville Regional Airport United begins daily service to Washington from AVL Getting to Washington from the Asheville Regional Airport just got quicker with the introduction on Feb. …

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Best Places to Live in the South

Searching for the best places to live in the South? Here are the eight best southern cities in the U.S. based on population, housing prices, crime rate, job opportunities, and other great local amenities! Asheville, NC Austin, TX Charleston, SC Fayetteville, AR Franklin, TN Frisco, TX Port Orange, FL Raleigh, NC Asheville, NC A post shared by Visit Asheville (@visitasheville) …

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Self-Directed IRA Firm, American IRA, Joins Asheville Real Estate News Podcast

With plenty of real estate news to cover in Asheville, N.C., the Self-Directed IRA administration firm American IRA has recently joined the Asheville Real Estate News Podcast. ASHEVILLE, N.C., Jan. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The city of Asheville, North Carolina is rife with real estate news, topics and interest—which is why American IRA, the Self-Directed IRA administration firm based in …

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Visiting Our Past: More WNC artifacts in Mr. Smith’s musket and a WWII poster

Last week’s column read into the history of a bed warmer at the Vance Birthplace and a washboard at the Zachary-Tolbert house. Here, two more artifacts tell their stories, one from the Smith-McDowell House and the other from the Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society. Daniel Smith’s musket “Long Tom” is the name that Buncombe County pioneer Daniel Smith gave his …

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Supreme Court halts claim against Asheville hotel in alcohol death

(Photo: Stock image via Pixabay) RALEIGH, N.C. – The estate of a woman who died after a night of heavy drinking while celebrating with her husband at a hotel restaurant cannot successfully sue the owners because her actions contributed to her death, the North Carolina Supreme Court ruled Friday. In a 4-3 ruling, the justices reversed a state Court of …

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