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Molly Wilson

City Editor

Molly Wilson lives in Asheville, NC and started with AVLtoday in July 2023. Molly has taught high school English, managed a magazine, and edited for the federal government. She spends her downtime hiking with her dog, wandering thrift stores, and slowly making her way through an unreasonably large book collection.

Five years after the project began, the Buncombe County Special Collections team is continuing its work of safeguarding the history of African American Ashevillians.
Our city isn’t yet a part of the Triple D Nation — but we decided to cast our own episode anyway.
Join the cleanups, crafting, parties, and promotions happening in honor of the world around us.
Cowtown = Flavortown. Tell us where you think Guy Fieri should stop next time he’s filming an episode in Fort Worth.
Whether you’re a weekend warrior or the next Tiger Woods, these 12+ golf courses in Asheville are sure to make for a good round.
Participants in the event will now explore individual and collective identity through a monthly prompt.
It’s time to dust off the checkered picnic basket + blanket and take advantage of the fresh air.
The City of Asheville is looking ahead to the next decade of local housing — and now’s your chance to be heard.
Creativity will take center stage during this gathering of engineers, artists, scientists, crafters, and more.
After the community weighed in, commissioners decided on a development of the properties that will help the County reach its affordable housing goals.
We’re highlighting the 23 best parks that Asheville has to offer — complete with dog parks, sports facilities, and nature trails.
Whether you’re a tenant or a landlord, learn about responsibilities and rights under the law — plus, some local resources and organizations.
Grab your tickets and check out the roster for the minor league baseball team’s opening day on Friday.
The audit and its 108 recommendations will be used to inform the final report of the Community Reparations Commission and the County’s Strategic Plan 2030.
The annual Dine To Be Kind fundraiser lets you support local animals while eating at some of your favorite spots.
The North Carolina Poetry Society initiative is gaining ground in Asheville, with more + more local windows showing off poetry posters.
The Land of the Sky sees its fair share of business closures and subsequent takeovers — and there are plenty of spots you’re still dreaming of.
The recent not-so-unexpected spring chill is one of many forecast for the area — and they all have their own names + lore.
The City of Asheville is inviting the community to meet with transportation staff to learn about initiatives and share feedback.
Naptown = Flavortown. Here’s where we think Guy Fieri should stop the next time he’s filming an episode in Indy.
The recording retreat will be situated on 68 acres, just north of downtown Asheville.
Dive into the details of the City of Asheville’s and Buncombe County’s programs + structure during a week dedicated to the importance of civic education.
Your guide to getting involved with local government.
From music and dancing to food and drink — the Land of the Sky will be channeling Celtic heritage all weekend long.
Thanks to City and County engagement hubs + community workshops, there’s no need to keep your opinion to yourself.
Dedicated to the strange + wonderful world that lies just beyond the mainstream, the festival is transforming the city into an experimental artwork.
The first phase of the project will start with the removal and replacing of existing sidewalks and trees.
The local chef comes from a long line of chocolatiers — and she + her husband, John, are continuing the confectionery tradition.
The department offered an update on its ongoing Recreate Asheville plan and highlighted more opportunities for feedback.
Started by the Utopian Seed Project, the new collective aims to spread regionally adapted, resilient seed to local farmers + gardeners.