The Land of Sky Regional Council’s Annual State of Our Air Briefing and Press Conference, online this year, contained many affordable energy tips for consumers.
The Asheville City Council has excepted a plan for the downtown 'Pit of Despair' property.
A second problem with today’s approach to equity and inclusion is that, instead of encouraging a search for common ground, a tried and true first-step in relationship-building, it seeks to put people in silos.
Buncombe County fared well, at least through June 30, through the economic shutdown. Revenues were $379.6 million, or 0.24% more than was budgeted.
At their last work session, the Buncombe County Commissioners heard several reports about the extraordinary actions the county is taking in response to these extraordinary times.
The most substantial portion of Asheville City Manager Debra Campbell’s update on the 30-60-90 plan, soon to be renamed, pertained to the creation of PODS, which stands for Positive Opportunities to Develop Success.
Members of Asheville City Council convened via Zoom to hear staff’s plans for dealing with hotel proliferation.
The Buncombe County Commissioners’ last briefing began mildly, with an update from Health Director Stacie Saunders on local COVID-19 statistics.
Three months after the un-extended deadline, members of Asheville City Council approved a $134.7 million budget with another $65 million for enterprise funds like water and transit.
The City of Asheville issued a statement from Mayor Esther Manheimer reaffirming the city’s firm support for free speech and the right to protest peacefully for any reason, but more particularly for historically disadvantaged communities.