The Asheville FM News Hour features news, commentary and interviews regarding the issues affecting people in Asheville and WNC. We're proud to include headlines by The Asheville Blade, the Wild Gardener segment with Peter Loewer, and the CalCast from The Mountain Xpress, featuring "Echoes," written by Sean Smith, performed by Liberated State.
Tune in Thursdays at 7pm for lively discussions with news makers, non-profits and everyday folks.
Our news team includes: Kim Roney, Scott Owen, Erin Dickey, TJ Amos, David Forbes, Todd Lester, and Geronimo Owen. Logo courtesy of Nathanael Roney.
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Jul. 30 2015
On tonight’s edition of the AFM News Hour: we have this week’s city council report; we’ll speak with Dr. Carl Mumpower about his campaign for city council; then Ken Abbott is here to talk about his new book--Useful Work: Photographs of Hickory Nut Gap Farm.
We also have the calcast in collaboration with the Mountain Xpress, and the Wild Gardener, brought to you by Sow True Seed.
Jul. 16 2015
On tonight’s edition of the AFM News Hour: we’re in the studio with Buncombe County Commissioner, Brownie Newman, to discuss a new option for affordable housing for public-school teachers; we’re reporting from this week’s Mass Moral Monday March for voter rights; then Emma Hodson from the Council on Aging of Buncombe County is in the studio to tell us about the programs and services they provide, as well as their upcoming Geezer Gallery art show!
Jul. 9 2015
On tonight’s edition of the AFM News Hour: we’re preparing for next week’s Mass Moral Monday March with Leslie Boyd; we’re looking forward to this weekend’s Big Crafty event with Justin Rabuck; Melissa Reed from Planned Parenthood is back on the show to keep us informed on NC House Bill 465 and look forward to Texas Senator Wendy Davis’s visit to North Carolina; then Ehren Cruz is in the studio to highlight LEAF Downtown with AshevilleFM’s own Mama Roux!