Newspapers & Magazines
Asheville Citizen-Times: The region’s largest circulation daily newspaper.
14 O’Henry Ave., Asheville, NC 28801; 828-252-5610, 800-800-4204.
Hendersonville Times-News: Hendersonville’s daily newspaper. 106 Henderson
Crossing Plaza,, Hendersonville, NC 28792; 828-692-0505.
In addition to the daily papers, there are a number of other publications
available that feature information on current attractions, restaurants, art
gallery exhibitions and outdoor recreation activities.
Appalachian Voices: Bi-monthly newspaper published by Appalachian Voices, a
nonprofit grass roots organization. Articles of general interest about the
mountains, with focus on the environment. 1171 Grand Blvd., Boone, NC 28607;
Blue Ridge Outdoors: Monthly free publication covering all outdoor sports in
the southern mountains. (434) 817-2755.
Bold Life: Monthly free magazine featuring Hendersonville and Asheville area
dining, art, music, people and culture. PO Box 1070, Flat Rock, NC 28731;
Fairview Town Crier: A free monthly publications. This not-for-profit
newspaper offers news and events about Fairview, a mountain community just south
of Asheville. P.O. Box 1862, Fairview, NC 28730, 828-628-1422.
Iwanna: The classified newspaper of Western North Carolina. Anything and
everything for sale.
The Laurel of Asheville: Monthly free magazine focusing on the arts and
culture of the Asheville area. 46 Haywood Street, Suite 210,
Asheville, NC 28801; 828-670-7503.
Mountain Xpress: A free weekly independent news, arts, and events newspaper
for Western North Carolina. Excellent entertainment coverage, local commentary.
P.O. Box 144, Asheville, NC 28802; 828-251-1333.
Rapid River: Monthly free arts and culture magazine serving Asheville and
Western North Carolina.85 N. Main Street, Canton NC 28716; 828-646-0071.
Sophie: Complimentary monthly magazine for today's women, distributed
throughout Western North Carolina.
Smoky Mountain News: Information from the western North Carolina region
covering Haywood, Jackson, Macon and Swain county. PO Box 629, Waynesville NC
Take Five: A weekly tabloid insert in the Asheville Citizen-Times on
Fridays. It features a complete theater and events listing, articles and
reviews. 14 O’Henry Ave., Asheville, NC 28801; 828-232-5964, (800) 800-4204.
Radio Stations originating in Asheville
WKJV/1380 (Gospel) 828-252-1380
(Public Radio) 828-210-4800
WNCW/88.7 Spindale (Public Radio) 828 -287-8000
WOXL/96.5 (Light Rock Mix)
WPVM/103.5 (Progressive News/Talk) 828-258-0085
WLOS TV/13 ABC affiliate based in Asheville
offering the best coverage of the mountains. 828-684-1340
Fox Carolina/21 Coverage of the mountains, originating in
Greenville SC. 864-213-2102
Asheville: Asheville/Buncombe Library System: The main library,
Pack Memorial, is located next to the Civic Center at 67 Haywood
St., Asheville NC 28801, 828-250-4700.
Monday - Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Thursday & Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday: 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Black Mountain Branch: 105 Dougherty St., Black Mountain NC 28711,
Buncombe County Law Library: 60 Court Plaza, Asheville NC 28801,
East Asheville Branch: 902 Tunnel Rd., Asheville NC 28805,
Enka-Candler Branch: 1404 Sand Hill Rd., Candler NC 28715,
Fairview Branch: 1 Taylor Rd., Fairview NC 28730, 828-2506494
Leicester Branch: 1561 Alexander Rd., Leicester NC 28748,
North Asheville Branch: 37 Larchmont Dr., Asheville NC 28804,
Skyland/South Buncombe Branch: 260 Overlook Rd., Asheville NC 28803,
South Asheville (Oakley) Branch: 749 Fairview Rd., Asheville NC
Swannanoa Branch: 101 West Charleston St., Swannanoa NC 28778,
Weaverville Branch: 41 N. Main Street, Weaverville NC 28787,
West Asheville Branch: 924 Haywood St., Asheville NC 28806,