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Asheville students plan rally against school shootings March 24

Asheville students plan rally against school shootings March 24

Students say they want to communicate their frustration with the current state of gun violence, as well as leaders’ failures to act to keep students safe.

by February 27, 2018 4 comments Asheville News
With gear for just about any outdoors lover, Field & Stream store set for Asheville opening Thursday

With gear for just about any outdoors lover, Field & Stream store set for Asheville opening Thursday

Grand opening special events will include celebrity appearances, give-aways and a giant bass tank.

by October 7, 2015 4 comments Asheville News
WLOS: New restrictions for gun show attendees

WLOS: New restrictions for gun show attendees

The general public will be screened with metal detectors, and cars will be checked for weapons.

by February 20, 2013 3 comments Asheville News
TODAY Gun rally set for noon Saturday in downtown Asheville in Pack Square Park

TODAY Gun rally set for noon Saturday in downtown Asheville in Pack Square Park

The Day of Resistance: WNC Second Amendment Rally aims to rally “patriots.”

by February 20, 2013 24 comments Asheville News
WLOS-TV to hold town hall meeting on gun control issues

WLOS-TV to hold town hall meeting on gun control issues

The town hall meeting will be held at the WNC Ag Center on Jan. 24.

by January 15, 2013 5 comments Asheville News
Asheville Tea Party announces Gun Appreciation Day event January 19

Asheville Tea Party announces Gun Appreciation Day event January 19

“Stock up. Practice your shooting. Celebrate our Second Amendment.”

by January 14, 2013 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Councilman wants ban on gun shows on city-owned property

Asheville City Councilman wants ban on gun shows on city-owned property

Councilman Cecil Bothwell’s call to action comes just days before a gun show this weekend at the WNC Ag Center.

by January 1, 2013 11 comments Asheville News
Land of Sky Gun and Knife Show set for Jan. 5-6 at WNC Ag Center

Land of Sky Gun and Knife Show set for Jan. 5-6 at WNC Ag Center

Considering the recent gun-buying frenzy, this is likely to be a hot show, with more than 600 tables of guns and accessories.

by December 28, 2012 8 comments Asheville News
Gun sales skyrocket around Asheville

Gun sales skyrocket around Asheville

Gun sales have skyrocketed the last few days as talk of new regulations continues.

by December 20, 2012 6 comments Asheville News
WLOS video: Asheville Tea Party PAC “Machine Gun Social” in Brevard

WLOS video: Asheville Tea Party PAC “Machine Gun Social” in Brevard

Video and interviews at an event in which participants paid money to fire automatic weapons.

by October 1, 2012 2 comments Asheville News

NY Times examines N.C. concealed weapons permitting process, includes story of Asheville bicyclist shot by firefighter

Here’s a thorough story by the New York Times regarding concealed weapons permitting in North Carolina. The story leads with an incident two years ago involving Alan Simons, a bicyclist, and Charles Diez, an Asheville firefighter. Simons was riding on the highway and Diez pulled alongside and started berating him. Diez pulled out a gun and shot at Simons. The[Read More…]