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Retired doctor repeatedly arrested for drugs


By Clint Parker


Weaverville  –  A  local  man,  who  was  recently  arrested  for  drugs  and  is  also  a  retired  doctor  according  to  the  arrest  report,  has  been  showing  up  a  lot  lately  in  the  Weaverville  Police  Department’s  weekly  arrest  reports. 


Dr.  Donald  Roy  Wyckoff,  62,    of  37  Rabbit  Ridge  Drive,  was  arrested  by  Weaverville  Officer  Cody  Ervin  on  May  18th  for  possession,  possession  with  the  intent  to  manufacture,  sell  or  deliver  methamphetamine  and  for  maintaining  a  dwelling  for  a  controlled  substance.   Read more...




This week’s scholar/athlete

This  week’s  scholar/athlete  is  Micah  Wilson,  a  sophomore  at  North  Buncombe  High  School.  Wilson  plays  on  the  football  team  as  a  quarterback;  he  also  plays  as  a  forward  on  the  basketball  team.  Wilson  hopes  to  attend  UNC  where  he  plans  to  study  math.  “I  want  to  thank  my  family  for  teaching  me  that  academics  come  before  sports  and  for  always  supporting  me,”  said  Wilson.  Micah  is  the  son  of  Shane  and  Melissa  Wilson.  The  award  is  sponsored  by  Edward  Jones  and  was  presented  by  Bill  Boughton.     




Town hears proposed budget


Weaverville – The council members of the Town of Weaverville heard the highlights of a $9.6 million dollar budget at Monday night’s (May 21) regular monthly meeting and set a public hearing for the budget on June 4th. While the proposed budget does not raise the current property tax, other taxes and fees are set to increase. Read more...



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