Commissioners Honor Four

The Buncombe County Commissioners recognized the contributions of four outstanding community leaders in their retirement.

Republicans Got Out & Voted on Election Day

Democrats wildly outspent Republicans in North Carolina’s federal races. But they apparently were unable to prevent Republicans from again delivering President Trump the state’s 15 electoral votes and returning U.S. Senator Thom Tillis to Washington.

7th Iteration Fights Price Theory

The City of Asheville continues to make changes to its Land Use Incentive Grant (LUIG) policy. First adopted in 2010 in order to incentivize what members of city council used to term “the kind of development we want” with an emphasis on affordable housing, the program attracted the passing interest of only a few developers long enough to determine it was unworkable.

Three Councilors Bid Farewell

At the last meeting of Asheville City Council, Mayor Esther Manheimer read resolutions sending off Councilors Brian Haynes, Julie Mayfield, and Keith Young.

Election Hinges on Ballot Fraud Cases

Presidential election results are tentative pending GOP legal challenges to ballot eligibility and vote counting.

Whether They Are Democrats Or Republicans

It will be interesting to see if the riots across the United States continue after the nation’s news media outlets declared former Vice President Joe Biden the presumptive next president.

Big Incentives Offered In P&W Development

P&W intends to use the Asheville facility to manufacture its patented geared turbofan (GTF) engines.

Developers take notice

As part of last month’s consent agenda, the Town Council of Weaverville voted to change its way of collecting water system development fees, per state mandate. 

Council Accepts Plan for ‘Pit of Despair’

The Asheville City Council has excepted a plan for the downtown 'Pit of Despair' property.

Progress Picking Up on Greenway

At the October monthly meeting, Woodfin Town Administrator Eric Hardy reported to the council that progress on the greenway and Silver-Line Park is moving forward.