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Madison County health officials target substance use, mental health and nutrition issues

Community health assessment process in Madison County has substance use, mental health and nutrition as top priorities to improve. → Read More

Madison County school officials respond to two threats in one week

Disorderly conduct charge for 18-year old who said he would "shoot up the school" inside Madison High School. → Read More

Subdivision planned for NC 213 in Mars Hill clears first hurdle

Initial drawings show 29 single family homes and nine duplexes set for a roughly 20-acre plot on the south side of NC 213, near Gabriels Creek Road. → Read More

Mars Hill family finds blessings despite Ondine's Curse

Grace Cutshall has a bedtime routine unlike most any 15-year old. Every night before falling asleep, the North Buncombe High School sophomore hooks herself up life support. → Read More

Asheville Police Chief Tammy Hooper addresses beating case and her decision to resign

Outgoing Asheville Police Chief Tammy Hooper touched on her decision to resign in a presentation to Mars Hill University students Tuesday morning. → Read More

Man charged after social media post puts Madison County Schools on soft lockdown

Patrick Colby Banks, 20, was arrested by the Madison County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday for causing a public disturbance with a Facebook post → Read More

Rock Building project rolls forward, bringing new apartments to Mars Hill

Former Mars Hill High School building constructed in 1930s ready for transformation into 16-unit apartment building. → Read More

Overnight fire damages Head Start building

An overnight fire has shuttered an early education building in Mars Hill. → Read More

From driving range to subdivision: plans for Mars Hill development move forward

A developer’s plan to transform an abandoned driving range in Mars Hill into a 100-home subdivision took a step forward October 8. → Read More

Madison County Schools and students celebrate achievements on state tests

Madison County High School student achievement on state tests and performance on → Read More

Having kangaroos, sloths as neighbors has some Madison County residents concerned

The owners of Safari Edventure say the county’s claims of land-use violations are baseless. → Read More

Rotary grants support local youth programs

Rotary funding supports youth-focused programs in Madison County → Read More

Madison County branch closures bring opportunities for remaining banks

Officials from banks still operating locally say they are committed to the Madison County community. → Read More

Hometown Strong shows early signs of success

A transportation project key to reducing truck traffic through downtown Mars Hill is moving forward just one week after the launch of a statewide initiative to help rural counties. Following Governor Roy Cooper’s visit to Madison County to kickstart his office’s Hometown Strong program, the Madison County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to back a resolution asking for state funding for… → Read More

School safety plan short $100,000 for full-time officers

Madison County school safety plan short $100,000 for full-time officers → Read More

Warrant: Woman had loaded gun on Mars Hill Elementary campus

Kourtney Nicole Fowler was charged with felony possession of a gun on educational property. → Read More

Dogs found dumped beside Ivy River, dead of gunshot wounds

Dogs found dumped beside Ivy River, dead of gunshot wounds → Read More

Madison County sues drug giants over opioids

Madison County will join a growing number of local governments around North Carolina and across the country in suing some of the nation’s largest drug makers, distributors and dispensers. All five commissioners voted in favor of filing a federal lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies at their March 13 meeting. The suit aims to hold drug giants responsible for costs the county has taken on… → Read More

Banks continue moving out of Madison

Wells Fargo’s decision to close its Mars Hill branch will leave Madison County with three brick and mortar bank locations to cover its 450 square miles beginning this summer. Asheville Savings Bank in Mars Hill, plus Marshall branches of First Citizens Bank and the State Employees Credit Union, which does not offer business account services, will operate within Madison’s borders. The falling… → Read More

Marshall addresses second sewer spill within five months

Marshall addresses second sewer spill within five months → Read More