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: Scott Owen, TJ Amos, Geronimo Owen, David Forbes, Emily Curran, Trevon Dunn, Gerry Leonard, Emma Hutchens, Rachel Herman, Keith Fletcher, Andrew Rainey, and Whitman Bolles. Logo courtesy of Nathanael Roney.
The CalCast brought to you by Asheville FM and the Mountain Express, Jim Warren, Director of the non-profit, NC WARN talks with us about climate change, political climate in NC and a legal battle with Duke Power and Hilary Chiz of the WNC ACLU joins us in the studio to talk about the work of the ACLU and their annual membership celebration coming up on Sunday.
Worker Owned Cooperative, Firestorm Cafe and Books, Matt Raker of Mountain BizWorks on their Scale Up WNC Program and Ian Wilkinson, muralist and producer of the recent Burners and BBQ event in the River Arts District.
On tonight’s edition of the AFM News Hour…
The CalCast brought to you by Asheville FM and the Mountain Express, this week’s City Council Report, Aaron Sarver from the Center for Southern Equality and Alison Scott an Asheville resident on the effects of HB2 and ways to take action
Susanne Hackett from New Belgium Brewing on the opening of their new taproom.