AFM News Hour
  • 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: Kim Roney, Scott Owen, Erin Dickey, TJ Amos, David Forbes, Todd Lester, and Geronimo Owen. Logo courtesy of Nathanael Roney.


AFM News Hour's Blog

Jul. 2 2015

On tonight’s edition of the AFM News Hour: we’re speaking with Jasmine Beach-Ferrara from the Campaign for Southern Equality regarding SCOTUS ruling on marriage equality; we’re on the phone with Julie Mayfield, Co-Executive Director at Mountain True about the environmental impact of NC House Bill 765; then we present a special report from AFM News Hour’s own, Scott Owen.

Jun. 25 2015

On tonight’s edition of the AFM News Hour: we have this week’s city council report; Heather Rayburn is in the studio to respond to this week’s meeting with the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority; then we remember the fallen at Emmanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston with a clip from Reverend Doctor William Barber, Chair of the NAACP’s Legislative Political Action Committee.

Jun. 18 2015

On tonight’s edition of the AFM News Hour: we have a new edition of Get Your Gord-On with Councilman Smith; we’re digging into Asheville’s 2015-2016 consolidated budget with Jeff Staudinger, Assistant Director of Community & Economic Development; we’re speaking with Lindsey Simerly about her campaign for city council; then we’re at the Southside Kitchen with Chef Liam Luttrell-Rowland to talk about The Kitchen-Ready program of Green Opportunities and their donation-based free lunch.

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