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Past articles by Ryan:

Asheville PD: Cyclist dead after Grove Street hit-and-run

Police are investigating a March 1 hit-and-run around Grove Street that they say killed a cyclist. → Read More

Asheville PD asks for public's help in identifying pedestrian reportedly hit by SUV

Asheville police are looking for help identifying a man who died after being struck by a car Feb. 25 on I-240. → Read More

Asheville police investigate after driver dies in collision

A driver died in a single-vehicle collision in Asheville on March 1, and police are now investigating, they say. → Read More

Answer Man: Is Daylight Saving Time here to stay in North Carolina?

Today's burning question is about when we'll get that extra evening daylight hour, and if there are plans for it to be done away with or made permanent. Got a question for Answer Man or Answer Woman? Email Interim Executive Editor Karen Chávez at KChavez@citizentimes.com and your question could appear in an upcoming column. Question: When is Daylight Saving Time this year? There was a lot of… → Read More

Did Punxsutawney Phil tell a fib? Temperatures to hit near 80 in Asheville this week

Asheville is expected to see temperatures near 80 degrees this week, according to the National Weather Service. → Read More

Former Black Mountain pastor pleads guilty to attempted child sex offense

A former Black Mountain pastor pleaded guilty to attempted statutory sexual offense of a child, and sentenced to at least seven years behind bars. → Read More

Man shot 'multiple times' dies in Asheville's 1st reported homicide in 2023: Police

Almost three weeks into the new year, Asheville police say they are investigating the first homicide of 2023. → Read More

At Asheville MLK Prayer Breakfast, a family's story of fortitude in the face of racism

For the first time in two years, Asheville and Buncombe County met face-to-face to share food and community. → Read More

Answer Man: Will pothole-filled road in Asheville see repairs? How are roads prioritized?

A reader asks Answer Man about a road in North Asheville filled with potholes and whether it will ever be repaired. → Read More

City: Some Asheville areas still under boil water advisory

Some areas near Asheville are still under an advisory even as they wait for water to fully return. → Read More

Almost 40K people without water in Asheville area; service to return over next 48 hours

A water treatment plant in southern Asheville was back online Dec. 28 as water service was expected to gradually return to those without it by Dec. 30 → Read More

Update: Buncombe Sheriff detention officer charged in felony hit-and-run; victim in ICU

The Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office announced late Dec. 9 that one of its detention officers was charged with felony hit and run in Yancey County. → Read More

Asheville City Council elects Kilgore vice mayor; new council members sworn in

Asheville's City Council elected Sandra Kilgore as its new vice mayor at a brief Dec. 6 meeting. → Read More

NC House, Senate races: Mayfield, most Democrats win, but State Sen. Daniel keeps seat

See numbers for North Carolina Senate Districts 46 and 49, as well as North Carolina House Districts 114-116. We'll be providing regular updates. → Read More

Asheville car accident ends in man crashing into residence, dying

Police are investigating a single-vehicle accident in South Asheville that left a man dead. → Read More

'They ain't explaining': Black man's appeal in Smokies arrest moves to Court of Appeals

Marvin Minor is out of jail, but his legal fight with the National Park Service isn’t over just yet. → Read More

Asheville police seize more than a dozen guns, $46,000 in marijuana trafficking arrest

Matthew Lynn Goldsmith Jr. was arrested around 2:45 p.m. on Oct. 18, according to a news release from the Asheville Police Department. → Read More

JROTC cadet wore Confederate uniform to Armed Services night at Erwin High

A student in Erwin High School's JROTC program wore a Confederate uniform during a football game ceremony on Oct. 7. → Read More

Henderson school board member: Video of deputy striking 5th grade child 'horrific'

After a decision by Henderson County DA Andrew Murray, most school board members are silent on video of SRO Alan Brackett striking fifth grader. → Read More

Search warrants: Buncombe teacher groped, sent nude photos to special needs student

A Buncombe County special needs teacher groped a 15-year-old student and sent her nude photos, according to a Sheriff's Office search warrant. → Read More