May 2017                                                                                                          Volume 17
Arbor Day Observance
The Town of Weaverville held its annual Arbor Day celebration on Satruday, April 22, 2017. The celebration was held at the Main Street Nature Park. Mayor Dottie Sherrill lead the program with her remarks, as well as reading a fittiing poem for Arbor Day. A tree was planted in the Nature Park during the celebration in honor of former town manager Mike Morgan, who was present for the event. Town Council adopted their annual Arbor Day Proclamation during their Council meeting on April 17, 2017.  
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Weaverville Garden Club Annual Sale
The Garden Club of Weaverville’s annual Rummage Sale is Saturday, May 6, 8:00 to 1:00 at the Lake Louise Community Center.  Selling plants, housewares, tools, books, jewelry/accessories, furniture, home decor, garden items and homemade baked goods—all at bargain prices.  Proceeds support Weaverville beautification projects-- the Main Street Nature Park, wildflower garden and colorful flower beds. Donations are accepted on Friday, May 5th at the Lake Louise Center 8:30 and 1:00. Sorry, no clothing. The Garden Club is a non-profit 501©3 organization and donations are tax deductible.  

The annual Garden Club rummage sale supports  beatification projects for downtown and the Nature Park. The Garden Club is a non-profit organization that is open to the public and provides gardening assistance and educational programs for WNC residents.

Save the Date!
May 19: Growing Greenways 

This one-day event at the North Carolina Arboretum will focus on generating and sustaining public and political support for greenway project development throughout Western North Carolina. Registration required.

For more information click on the following links:

Facebook - Connect Reems Creek Greenways

We Connect Buncombe

Memorial Day Observance
 A special Memorial Day Observance will be held at Lake Louise Park in Weaverville at Noon on Monday, May 29th

The program features Air Force veterans and nationally-acclaimed musicians Anita and Luis Diaz from Balsam, NC.  Anita performed at the White House with the U.S. Air Force Band and has also performed at events ranging from NASCAR to NFL games. Both Luis, a classical/jazz/rock guitarist, and Anita have performed with artists such as Amy Grant, Vince Gill, and Restless Heart. They are currently supporting the music ministry at local churches.  

The program will include the North Buncombe Junior ROTC drill team, a rifle salute by the Weaverville Police, and taps performed by the Weaverville Fire Department. This free event will have unreserved seating and free parking.

Dementia Friendly WNC
Dementia Friendly WNC is a grass roots organization dedicated to creating a community where all members are respected and valued. Join us we create a supportive community!
More Information: Dementia Friendly WNC
Unpaid Taxes
As of 04/25/2017
Budget Workshops
Town Council will be continuing its budget workshops on the following schedule:

May 9, 2017 at 5:30pm
Weaverville Fire Department Training Room

May 15, 2017 at 6:00pm
Public Hearing on the Budget at Town Hall

The Proposed FY 2017-2018 Budget can be viewed here.

Music on Main -- Downtown Weaverville
Music on Main is a free concert, open to the public that will be held on Main Street in Downtown Weaverville in front of Town Hall. On June 23, 2017 from 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. there will be music, vendors, kids activities and great music! The opening band will be Raising Caine a local Americana band fronted by lead singer and "outlaw cowboy" Caine McDonald. The headliner is The Broadcast, an Asheville based soul, blues and rock band that is rocking the music world with their authentic style. Check them out at They have shared the stage with Mavis Staples, John Prine, St. Paul and the Broken Bones, The Wood Brothers, Brandi Carlisle, Keller Williams and more. It is sure to be a great time!

There will be a kids area/activities including the Weaverville Fire Department fire truck and fire education, sidewalk chalk, hula hoops and activities like face painting. There will also be non-profit and private business vendors! Jewelry, Greenways and more!

Volunteers are going to make this a great event. We encourage community participation, even if only for an hour! Please coming out to make Music on Main run smoothly. If you are interested in volunteering you can sign-up here.

Bring the whole fmily and enjoy Weaverville’s downtown. Grab dinner, listen to good music and meet old and new friends. We’ll see you there!

Remember to use the Town's Online Bill Payment Service!
The Town of Weaverville, in cooperation with Official Payment Corporation, now offers the opportunity to pay property taxes and water bills via the Internet. This service is safe, reliable and in accordance with all state and government regulations. In order to process your payment, Official Payment Corporation, the credit card service provider  charges a nominal convenience fee based on the amount of the transaction.

To pay by credit card, call the toll free number  1-800-272-9829  or visit  to pay Weaverville property taxes or Weaverville water bills online. For telephone payments, enter Weaverville's jurisdiction code 4322 when prompted.
To pay by credit card, call the toll free number  1-800-272-9829 or visit to pay Weaverville property taxes or Weaverville water bills online. For telephone payments, enter Weaverville's jurisdiction code 4322 when prompted.

You will be asked to enter the following information:

  • Type of fee
  • Bill or invoice number
  • Credit card information
  • Amount of Payment
The system will tell you:
  • The total of your payment, including the convenience fee
  • Obtain approval of charges
  • Provide you with a confirmation number. Be sure to write down your confirmation number as a record of your payment. The charge will also appear on your credit card statement: The payment amoung on one line, the convenience fee amount on a separate line.
Fee Schedule Name CC/DC Fee Schedule:  $3.95 with a cap at $500.00

Town of Weaverville

Town Hall Physical Location:
30 South Main Street, Weaverville, NC  28787

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 338, Weaverville, NC  28787

(828) 645-7116

Business Hours:
8:30am- 5:00pm
e-Focus Editor:  Selena Coffey, Town Manager