The Town Council of Weaverville says if developers want water for a project, they should submit an application for annexation first.
It's been over two years since the Asheville-Buncombe Reparations Commission was formed. Accomplishments to date include seating members and working toward defining the problem.
Buncombe County Board of Election Director Corinne Duncan reports that voting went "very smooth" in Buncombe.
From the pickleball fields to the woods behind the malls to Anywhere, Asheville, citizens were complaining Tuesday about a lack of sanitation and public safety.
According to a local watchdog group called WNC Citizens for Equality, the City of Asheville transferred hundreds of thousands of public money meant for legal help for the needy to a private organization linked to Vice Mayor Sheneika Smith.
Irony was lost on the Buncombe County Commissioners as they discussed how the government was going to create more affordable housing with bond and tax revenues, not by building it but by subsidizing the costs of administering government grants to that end.
Residents and non-residents, both for and against short-term rentals, packed the Woodfin Town Council meeting this month.
In the first-ever fire department promotion ceremony that the Tribune has ever covered, two Weaverville firefighters are promoted to engineers in a badge-pinning ceremony.
Woodfin's planning board could face a lawsuit after it continued its review of a 110-unit development on 16.93 acres.
Buncombe County's solid waste enterprise fund is trialing new ideas to extend the life of the landfill and contain greenhouse gas emissions.