AFM News Hour: Thursday Edition
  • Thursday 7-8pm

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: Todd Lester, Kim Roney, Scott Owen, TJ Amos, Geronimo Owen, David Forbes, Arlen Jones, Leslie Boyd, Emily Curran, Trevon Dunn, Gerry Leonard, Emma Hutchens, and Rachel Herman. Logo courtesy of Nathanael Roney.




AFM News Hour: Thursday Edition's Blog

Oct. 8 2015

On tonight’s edition of the AFM News Hour: we’re on the phone with Barry Summers of

discussing the North Carolina Court of Appeals decision to uphold the decision to transfer the sale of the Asheville water system to the Metropolitan Sewerage District; David Forbes of the

Asheville Blade

is in the studio for a recap of this week's elections; then we’re in the studio with Jimmy Mackenzie in anticipation of the

Asheville Zombie Walk

this Sunday.

Oct. 6 2015

The staff of the AFM News Hour presents interview with each of this year's candidates for City Council:

Corey Atkins

Joe Grady

Mark Hunt

Brian Haynes

Rich Lee 

Richard Liston

Julie Mayfield

John Miall

Ken Michalove

Grant Millin

Carl Mumpower

Lavonda Payne

Lindsey Simerly

Dee Williams

Keith Young

After today's primary, 6 of the 15 candidates will go on to the general election on Tuesday, November 3rd.

Oct. 1 2015

On tonight’s edition of the AFM News Hour: we’re reporting on

crosswalk initiative for Charlotte Street

; we’re speaking Lisa Freeman and Shannon Spencer about the

Asheville Poverty Initiative

; then we’re in the studio with Yvonne Cook-Riley of The Pride Center and Derick Boyd from O.Henry’s to get ready for this weekend’s

Blue Ridge Pride Festival

- rain or shine!

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