You Heard the Pros, Here’s Some Cons: Pre-K

In many high-dollar decisions being made by local government, the public is presented with only one side of the argument. While government is away on summer vacation, these commentaries will at least scrape the surface of the other side.

Skyland FD Reveals 400k+ than Previous Report

The Skyland Fire Department has been in a whirlwind of financial trouble over the past few years. 

Field of Buncombe Candidates Set

Thomas Veasey’s last-minute filing upset the other Weaverville Town Council candidates’ plans.

County Incentives Attempt Restoring Livelihoods

Buncombe County awarded economic development incentives to East Fork Pottery, which, as part of its expansion, will be employing and rehabilitating hard-to-hire individuals, like former violent offenders.

Big Government Exacerbates Its Exacerbations

While local government is on summer break, the opportunity is taken to talk about some supply-side economics for a change.

Skyland FD Reveals 400k+ than Previous Report

The Skyland Fire Department has been in a whirlwind of financial trouble over the past few years. 

Root Chooses Not to Run for Mayoral Reelection

Mayor Al Root decided not to run for re-election.

Rifles, K9 Gear: Latest Stand TALL Donations

Non-profit group Stand TALL donates money to local law enforcement agencies for equipment, training and other needs.

Four So Far File for Council, Mayor

Four candidates are running for Weaverville town office. 

Government Spending Conservatively Half the Economy

The International Monetary Fund estimates total government spending in the United States at almost half of GDP. This does not include costs of compliance with government regulation & opportunity costs shouldered by the private sector.