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Scholars Discuss Vance Monument at Symposium

The city is facing a reckoning of history and memory at the steps of the Vance Monument in Asheville.

Asheville Non-Partisan Citywide Race 2020

For eligible voters out there who have not yet voted for their choice of Asheville City Council members, here is what you can expect to see when you get to the polling booth. 

Clashes Over Police Funding & Ongoing Protests

Congressional candidates Madison Cawthorn and Moe Davis clashed over police funding and protests, in recent debates.

Something Rotten in North Carolina

On September 30, U S. District Court Judge William Osteen, Jr rebuked North Carolina’s brand new policy for handling absentee ballots and ordered its implementation to cease.

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Intense Differing on Economy & Health Care

Congressional candidates Moe Davis and Madison Cawthorn sparred in recent debates, over insuring illegal immigrants and other health care and economic issues ahead of the election on Nov. 3.

Council’s Staff Weak on Ideas for Managing Future Hotels

Members of Asheville City Council convened via Zoom to hear staff’s plans for dealing with hotel proliferation.

Celebrating 62 Years of Marriage and on their way to forever

Rev. Wesley and Shirley Buckner Pike celebrate 62 years of marriage on their way to forever together.

Beware of election ‘ballot harvesters’

Absentee ballots can be requested up to Oct. 27 at 5 pm, a week ahead of the Nov. 3 general election, but people are urged to request and send back those ballots extra early to better ensure they are counted.

Ballot fraud concerns

Election fraud is a simmering issue in the Nov. 3 election, centering on potential manipulation.

Local candidates meet with black community leaders

State and local political candidates spoke about their platforms during a voter registration event in Hendersonville.