Also, Jacqueline D. Grant has been named president-elect of the North Carolina Bar Association, and more.
Also, Dolly Parton's telethon earlier this week raised more than $8 million.
The free, outdoor mini-festival will raise money and awareness for victims of the devastating wildfires in Gatlinburg.
The park is open, but a number of trails remain closed, and several events have been canceled.
More than 8,000 people have signed a Change.org online petition calling for the firing of WLOS reporter Kimberly King.
Also, the Asheville Citizen-Times makes some post-election changes to its approach to covering the news, and more.
Also, the Asheville chapter of Pantsuit Nation has an advocacy event coming up, and much more.