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Past articles by Shelby:

Up to 2 inches of snow fell in Asheville in 1st snowstorm of the winter

An overnight storm system Jan. 3 brought up to 2 inches of snow in Buncombe County. → Read More

New Year's weekend forecast in Western North Carolina: Rainy then cold weather expected

A days-long rain shower is expected to hit Western North Carolina beginning midnight Dec. 29 with the weather pattern lasting until Jan. 2. → Read More

After the storm: Families impacted by Tropical Depression Fred reflect on life post-flood

“I've been making do," said Donella Pressley whose Haywood County home was severely damaged during Tropical Storm Fred Aug. 17. → Read More

Ex-Buncombe chief deputy testifies he was trying to return gun he's accused of stealing

Most of former Buncombe County Sheriff's Office Deputy Chief Don Eberhardt's time on the stand was spent highlighting his law enforcement career. → Read More

Purrrr-fect reunion: Cat missing for 2-plus years gets its human back

A woman is reunited with her 8-year-old cat, Naomi, that went missing on Smokey Park Highway after two years. → Read More

School board to vote on future of Asheville Primary School this month

If the board chooses to relocate Asheville Primary School, staff members would be retained, and others would be reassigned, according to a report. → Read More

No COVID tests: Asheville City Schools back from break cannot check students, staff

Asheville City Schools has no COVID-19 tests to administer to students the day after Thanksgiving break. → Read More

Ice skating rinks cool outdoor activity across Western North Carolina, Upstate SC

Here's what you need to know about hitting ice skating rinks in Western North Carolina and Upstate South Carolina. → Read More

Snow skiing in Western North Carolina? Here's what you need to know

Western North Carolina's ski resorts begin welcoming visitors for the 2021-22 ski season. → Read More

Thanksgiving snow? Meteorologists believe there's a chance for WNC

Weather forecast for WNC: After a sunny, mild Thanksgiving Day, some parts of Western North Carolina could see snow. → Read More

Traveling for Thanksgiving? Tips on battling traffic, high gas prices and Asheville airport

Traveling for Thanksgiving can be hectic. Check out what AAA has to say about high gas prices, traffic and more in North Carolina. → Read More

Bundle up: Freezing cold weather expected in Asheville this weekend, next week

A cold front is expected to fall on Asheville beginning tonight when temperatures will drop as low as 28 degrees. → Read More

First snow: Western North Carolina mountains in Mitchell, Avery counties get dusting

Beginning at about 7 a.m. Nov. 4, roughly a 1/2 inch of snow fell at some areas in Western North Carolina with elevations 4,000 feet and higher. → Read More

Asheville Police headquarters reopens after short-staffing forced 6-month closure

Asheville Police Department lobby will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday except for holidays. → Read More

Asheville Police identify body found Oct. 18 in Swannanoa River

Asheville Police identified the body found in the Swannanoa River Oct. 18 as Benjamin Lee Hoffman II, of Asheville. → Read More

Asheville Police investigate body found in Swannanoa River near Azalea Road

The Asheville Fire Department pulled a body from the Swannanoa River around 3 p.m. Oct. 18, according to Asheville Police. → Read More

44-year-old man shot to death in Buncombe County home, Sheriff's Office investigating

Boyce Shane Plemmons of Buncombe County was shot and killed at a residence on Dryman Mountain Road Sept. 27, according to Buncombe Sheriff's Office. → Read More

Video: Black bear mama and cub play on Asheville elementary school's playground

After school let out Aug. 21, two bears enjoyed Isaac Dickson Elementary School's playground. → Read More

Buncombe County's COVID-19 deaths remain high as cases slow

"These levels are still far too high," Buncombe County Public Health Director Stacie Saunders said. → Read More

Asheville City, Buncombe County schools will continue to require masks

Asheville City, Buncombe County schools continue mask mandates for another month as COVID cases in schools grow. → Read More