A significant change maybe in store for Asheville voters. David Hurand spoke with Mt. Xpress reporter Jake Frankel about a bill being considered by state lawmakers in Raleigh that would impose district elections for seats on Asheville City Council.
North Carolina native Dr. Tom Marshburn recently returned to earth after spending five months in space aboard the International Space Station. He spoke with WFAE reporter Duncan McFadyen and David Hurand.
WCQS partners with ASAP -- the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project -- for tailgate market updates, heard Thursdays and Fridays during Morning Edition (5am - 9am).
What’s fresh at markets this week? What isn’t! These days, summer favorites like beans, bell peppers, cabbages, eggplants, potatoes, and tomatoes are joining an already seasonal abundance of greens, summer squash, berries, and peaches.
It appears unlikely that state or federal disaster aid will be sought for residents and businesses affected by recent flooding. That's the assessment of North Carolina Division of Emergency Management Western Branch Manager Mike Cook. Cook oversees emergency management for counties west of Interstate 77. He spoke with David Hurand
Rain is in the forecast through the weekend and the potential for more flooding remains high for Western North Carolina. David Hurand spoke with State Emergency Management Area Coordinator Jeff Cardwell and Buncombe County Emergency Services Director Jerry Vehaun.
In a move supporters claim will reduce the number of abortions in the state and opponents claim will further restrict access to women's health care clinics, the State Senate has passed new restrictions on clinics that provide abortion services. David Hurand spoke with the Medical Director for Planned Parenthood Health System, Dr. Donna Burkett about the bill which is now on its way to the State House.