Post Tagged with: "WLOS"

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Shanghai Dumpling House planned for downtown Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Shanghai Dumpling House planned for downtown Asheville

Also, the White Labs Fermentation Festival is set for May 26 at its Charlotte Street location, and more.

by March 27, 2019 1 comment Asheville News
WLOS television news anchors in Asheville read Sinclair-ordered promos

WLOS television news anchors in Asheville read Sinclair-ordered promos

Part of the WLOS promo says “we are concerned about the troubling trend of irresponsible, one-sided news stories plaguing our country.”

by March 28, 2018 48 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Expect tight gasoline supply around Asheville

Also, WLOS-TV news reporter Evan Donovan has announced he’s leaving the station, and much more.

by August 31, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New bar, 27 Club, coming to Patton Ave

Also, WLOS has hired a new sports reporter to replace Luke Notestine, and more.

by July 17, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Toots & The Maytals, Los Lobos headline fall LEAF

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Toots & The Maytals, Los Lobos headline fall LEAF

Also, there’s a new boxing gym in south Asheville, and more.

by July 11, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville police search for homicide suspect

Also, Wicked Weed donates $75,000 to Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity, and more.

by July 10, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
WLOS has a new crop of reporters, including Liz Burch, left, and Karen Zatkulak.

New faces abound at WLOS

The significant changing of the guard at WLOS includes a new general manager and four new reporters.

by June 20, 2017 1 comment Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Downtown Asheville real estate sale closes for $28 million

Also, Everyday Health laid off 11 employees in Asheville last week, and more.

by June 5, 2017 3 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Celebrate Wicked Weed, says Asheville entrepreneur rep

Also, artist Jonas Gerard is set to celebrate 10 years in Asheville, and more.

by May 10, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
RIFFED! WLOS anchor Larry Blunt abruptly let go from Asheville TV news station

RIFFED! WLOS anchor Larry Blunt abruptly let go from Asheville TV news station

Blunt wrote in a Facebook post that he was assured he had done nothing to trigger the sudden elimination of his job.

by January 4, 2017 36 comments Asheville News, feature
WLOSer King ignites ire in Gatlinburg following press conference

WLOSer King ignites ire in Gatlinburg following press conference

More than 8,000 people have signed a Change.org online petition calling for the firing of WLOS reporter Kimberly King.

by December 3, 2016 18 comments Asheville News, feature
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Blue Ridge Roller Girls win gold

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Blue Ridge Roller Girls win gold

Also, the chances of a white Christmas in Asheville aren’t looking good, and much more.

by November 8, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New distillery planned in Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New distillery planned in Asheville

Also, there are plans for a new cigar bar in Biltmore Village, and much more.

by November 8, 2016 0 comments Asheville News, feature
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Sonora restaurant, Crucible bar now open in Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Sonora restaurant, Crucible bar now open in Asheville

Also, Crucible bar in the River Arts District is open, and much more.

by October 25, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Artist applications open for Big Crafty in Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Artist applications open for Big Crafty in Asheville

Also, somebody robbed the Lexington Corner Market, WLOS is hiring a weekend weather-guesser, and more.

by September 7, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
Community mourns as WLOS anchor Jay Siltzer loses son to cancer

Community mourns as WLOS anchor Jay Siltzer loses son to cancer

Siltzer’s 8-year-old son died two years after Siltzer lost his wife to cancer.

by September 1, 2016 2 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Where’s Frank Kracher of WLOS-TV?

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Where’s Frank Kracher of WLOS-TV?

Also, Ashvegas readers report that the Atlanta Bread Company on Merrimon Avenue has closed, and more.

by July 25, 2016 4 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Dana Frankel named Asheville Downtown Development Specialist

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Dana Frankel named Asheville Downtown Development Specialist

Also, The National bar on Wall Street is closed, and more.

by June 6, 2016 0 comments Asheville News, feature
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville-area hotel occupancy numbers up in December

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville-area hotel occupancy numbers up in December

Also, Tupelo Honey plans to open a restaurant in Denver, and much more.

by March 2, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
Former WLOS anchor/reporter Russ Bowen set to return to N.C. television news station

Former WLOS anchor/reporter Russ Bowen set to return to N.C. television news station

Bowen will be co-anchoring WNCN’s morning and mid-day newscasts in Raleigh.

by February 13, 2016 3 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: WLOS television sales rep shot, killed in south Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: WLOS television sales rep shot, killed in south Asheville

Also, Taco Temple plans February opening on Charlotte Street, Pour Taproom looks at opening second location in Greenville, S.C., and more.

by December 14, 2015 6 comments Asheville News
Jennifer Emert set to join WLOS as investigative reporter in Asheville

Jennifer Emert set to join WLOS as investigative reporter in Asheville

Emert is leaving the Atlanta station that former WLOSer Mike Mason just joined. Weird.

by June 22, 2015 1 comment Asheville News
Asheville Citizen-Times reporter Jon Ostendorff to join WLOS as investigative reporter

Asheville Citizen-Times reporter Jon Ostendorff to join WLOS as investigative reporter

Gannett environmental reporter Tonya Maxwell will replace Ostendorff as the Citizen-Times’ investigative reporter.

by May 4, 2015 4 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Outlets to begin naming stores

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Outlets to begin naming stores

Also, Blackberg Creative is opening on the South Slope, Mindfulness Fest is coming to the UNCA campus and much more.

by March 13, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville TV reporter Sherrill Barber announces he’s hanging up fedora, retiring Sept. 30

Asheville TV reporter Sherrill Barber announces he’s hanging up fedora, retiring Sept. 30

Sherrill Barber has been reporting Asheville-area news for WLOS for 37 years.

by September 15, 2014 3 comments Asheville News
News obit: Merritt Youngdeer, TV and radio journalist

News obit: Merritt Youngdeer, TV and radio journalist

Youngdeer was also the grandson of a former principal chief of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians.

by July 12, 2014 3 comments Asheville News
Meteorologist Julie Wunder leaving WLOS-TV

Meteorologist Julie Wunder leaving WLOS-TV

The meteorologist says she will pursue other interests after her contract is up in July.

by June 19, 2014 23 comments Asheville News
Darcel returns to the airwaves on WLOS in Asheville

Darcel returns to the airwaves on WLOS in Asheville

All is right again with the universe.

by March 11, 2014 2 comments Asheville features
Family emergency pulls WLOS anchor Darcel Grimes away from on-air duties

Family emergency pulls WLOS anchor Darcel Grimes away from on-air duties

Viewers wonder why their anchor is off the air during sweeps.

by February 13, 2014 0 comments Asheville News
Snowpocalypse or not? Forecast varies for Asheville snowstorm this week

Snowpocalypse or not? Forecast varies for Asheville snowstorm this week

Western North Carolina could get 8 to 10 inches of snow, according to some prediction models, or 4 to 6.

by February 9, 2014 2 comments Asheville News
WLOS reporter’s tweets of Asheville stand-off raise ire

WLOS reporter’s tweets of Asheville stand-off raise ire

Two pro-police nonprofit organizations slammed reporter Emma Wright’s reporting on Twitter.

by January 5, 2014 14 comments Asheville News
South Asheville residents urge viewing of WLOS investigation into CTS contamination

South Asheville residents urge viewing of WLOS investigation into CTS contamination

A press conference will follow the hour-long special.

by November 14, 2013 9 comments Asheville News
WLOS catches Powerball fever, buys 50 tix and promises to give away winnings

WLOS catches Powerball fever, buys 50 tix and promises to give away winnings

The Asheville TV station is asking people to register and promises to share winnings of $10,000 or more with 13 randomly selected people.

by May 17, 2013 3 comments Asheville features
Add one more to the WLOS news team: Kimberly King

Add one more to the WLOS news team: Kimberly King

King’s reporting has garnered several high-profile awards.

by May 14, 2013 7 comments Asheville News
WLOS: Fire code violations at Buncombe County Schools

WLOS: Fire code violations at Buncombe County Schools

WLOS reporter Mike Mason exposes fire code violations at local schools. It’s a report he’s done before, with impressive results.

by May 13, 2013 6 comments Asheville News
WLOS adds Donovan, Mason to news team

WLOS adds Donovan, Mason to news team

Reporter Evan Donovan and investigative reporter Mike Mason are the newest to join WLOS-TV Channel 13.

by May 13, 2013 1 comment Asheville News
Weather woman Wunder set to return to WLOS morning show on Thursday

Weather woman Wunder set to return to WLOS morning show on Thursday

WLOS meteorologist Julie Wunder has been back to work behind the scenes since Monday.

by April 17, 2013 2 comments Asheville News
WLOSer Julie Wunder: I’m OK following surgery

WLOSer Julie Wunder: I’m OK following surgery

The television meteorologist reports that her sinus surgery was a success.

by March 27, 2013 3 comments Asheville News
WLOS weather woman Wunder will remain off air, prepares for sinus surgery

WLOS weather woman Wunder will remain off air, prepares for sinus surgery

Thousands of WLOS viewers wonder how Julie Wunder is, and when she’ll return to deliver their TV weather.

by March 25, 2013 3 comments Asheville features
UPDATED: Confirmed – President Obama to visit Asheville Feb. 13 for event

UPDATED: Confirmed – President Obama to visit Asheville Feb. 13 for event

President Obama plans to visit the Linamar plant on Wednesday about 11 a.m.

by February 6, 2013 30 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
WLOS anchor Bowen leaving Asheville for Seattle

WLOS anchor Bowen leaving Asheville for Seattle

WLOS just lost its best reporter. Russ Bowen announced his move on Facebook Thursday night.

by January 3, 2013 12 comments Asheville News
WLOSer Mario Boone: Being a butt (and seeing a butt) on Twitter

WLOSer Mario Boone: Being a butt (and seeing a butt) on Twitter

WLOS TV reporter Mario Boone apologizes for taking to Twitter to talk smack about a subject he’s reporting on after she moons him.

by December 12, 2012 11 comments Asheville News
WLOSers hit the road with ‘Mobile Track vehicle’

WLOSers hit the road with ‘Mobile Track vehicle’

The WLOS vehicle is loaded with no less than six cameras.

by November 28, 2012 1 comment Asheville features
TV reporter Ashlea Surles joins WLOS

TV reporter Ashlea Surles joins WLOS

Ashlea Surles joins WLOS from

by November 8, 2012 1 comment Asheville News
Where is Julie Wunder?

Where is Julie Wunder?

The story of Julie’s ongoing sickness, from her recent blog entry.

by November 5, 2012 25 comments Asheville News

WLOSer Katie Killen departing Asheville for Charlotte

Here’s the tidbit from The Charlotte Observer’s Mark Washburn: Many changes at WCNC (Channel 36). Sports director Greg Bailey is leaving after five years to return to his home state of Texas as sports director at the ABC station in Houston. Reporter Greg Argos has left for the CBS station in Phoenix. Anjanette Flowers moves from mornings to anchor of[Read More…]

by July 14, 2012 0 comments Asheville News
Darcel’s back: WLOS anchor returns for tonight’s 5 p.m. newscast

Darcel’s back: WLOS anchor returns for tonight’s 5 p.m. newscast

After missing weeks of appearances due to an undisclosed illness, the longtime WLOS news anchor is back.

by July 9, 2012 0 comments Asheville News

Asheville media outlets sue to force disclosure of police evidence room audit

On May 21, Ashvegas alerted readers that local media outlets were considering suing to force the release of an audit report done following reports of money and drugs missing from the Asheville Police Department’s evidence room. Today, those outlets filed their lawsuit. Press release: Five Western North Carolina news organizations filed a lawsuit today calling on the city of Asheville[Read More…]

by June 25, 2012 0 comments Asheville News
Darcel to WLOS viewers: I’m recovering from an illness

Darcel to WLOS viewers: I’m recovering from an illness

Fans of longtime WLOS television news anchor Darcel Grimes have noted Grime’s absence from local newscasts. On Thursday, Grimes posted an update on WLOS’s page on Facebook: “I appreciate the concern regarding my absence from the Newscasts. I am recovering from an illness. My doctors say I am improving. I look forward to being back on the air soon. Thanks[Read More…]

by June 21, 2012 7 comments Asheville News