June 5, 2021

    Budget Leaves Tax Rate Same, So Taxes Going up Almost 10%

    The Woodfin Board of Commissioners discussed the upcoming year’s budget. By Clint Parker Woodfin –…
    May 17, 2021

    Inspire Ts—New Leicester T-Shirt Company

    A local entrepreneur opened an online t-shirt company in Leicester.  By Abi Cole Leicester –…
    May 12, 2021

    Care Facility Remembers COVID Victims

    A year later after COVID first hit our society, Emerald Ridge honors residents lost. By…
    May 6, 2021

    April Update in Woodfin Greenway/Blueway Development

    Woodfin’s Greenway/Blueway project is progressing, says Town Administrator. By Clint Parker Woodfin – At the…
    April 29, 2021

    Beloved Teacher Dies in Tragic Accident

    Music teacher Jason Minnix tragically passed away in a car accident.  By Clint Parker Leicester…
    April 22, 2021

    Scouts Honor Lion’s Club Partnership

    The Leicester Scouts honored a local philanthropic club for their generous partnership. By Abi Cole…
    April 20, 2021

    Bluffs’ Decision Derailed over “Slip of Tongue”

    A rude comment during the Bluff’s development discussion derailed the meeting. By Clint Parker Woodfin…
    April 9, 2021

    Board Member Throws Hearing into Limbo

    Board member speaks out of turn about her position regarding development project, sending meeting into…
    April 8, 2021

    Sports Bar Opens in Reynold’s Mountain

    The Village Porch is the region’s newest brews and ballgames spot. By Abi Cole Woodfin…
    April 5, 2021

    Roberson Rams Best Erwin Warriors

    Erwin crushed by TC Roberson on their homecoming night. By Clint Parker Leicester – The…
      November 4, 2020

      Cawthorn takes 11th Congressional seat

      WNC – Hendersonville native Madison Cawthorn claimed victory Tuesday night to the 11th Congressional seat over his challenger Moe Davis.…
      September 24, 2020

      Local journalist severely injured, hospitalized during protest

      Leicester resident, local journalist and former Leicester Leader reporter Chad Nesbitt was severely injured and hospitalized last night (September 23)…
      June 20, 2020

      Governor orders monuments removed, won’t say who ordered police to leave

      By Rick Henderson RALEIGH — Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper ordered Confederate monuments on the grounds of the State Capitol removed “to…
      May 29, 2020

      Cooper signals veto of bill expanding dining and drinking options

      By John Trump RALEIGH — A bill to reopen private bars and clubs, as well as expanding outdoor seating in restaurants…