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Emotional Reunion: Lost NC Dog Reunited with Family at Shelter

TL/DR - A dog named Sola, presumed injured after a fall from a steep mountainside during a family hike on New Year's Day, was found unharmed and returned to her owners. Sola's owners, who had returned to their home three hours away after the incident, were notified by a good Samaritan who found the dog. The Asheville Humane Society in North…

Rep. Nickel Hosts HHS Sec. Becerra in NC’s 13th District

TL/DR - US Congressman Wiley Nickel welcomed Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra to North Carolina’s 13th Congressional District to discuss maternal health, Medicaid expansion, and the Inflation Reduction Act’s effect on healthcare coverage and prescription drug costs. They were joined by North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper and the…

Top 10 Chicken Wings in Asheville: Reader’s Choice

TL/DR - The Asheville Citizen Times conducted a poll asking readers to vote for their favorite local restaurant wings ahead of Super Bowl weekend. Rocky's Hot Chicken Shack was declared the winner, with East Village Grill and Haywood Lounge, Bar, and Grill securing the second and third spots respectively. Rocky's Hot Chicken Shack, which has…

Garner Collision: Wake County EMS Ambulance Involved

TL/DR - A Wake County EMS ambulance was involved in a crash with a red SUV on Sunday afternoon in Garner, North Carolina, causing some traffic problems in the area. The incident, which resulted in front-end damage to the SUV and minor damage to the ambulance, was reported around 12:25 p.m. along Fayetteville Road/U.S. 401 at Mechanical Boulevard.…