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.

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.

Buncombe county government reviews current shutdown statistics

The Buncombe County Commissioners’ last briefing began mildly, with an update from Health Director Stacie Saunders on local COVID-19 statistics.

In this election, the American people and our rights are going to be the losers no matter who wins

One thing is most probable; there will be a lot of legal wrangling in the courts after the election.

Vandals attack nearby Republican centers

The Henderson County Republican Headquarters, Madison Cawthorn’s residence, as well as many signs and large billboards throughout Henderson and Transylvania counties were vandalized.

Time to address the desperately in need

Local government is doing a lot, rightly, for urban and youthful populations, but what about the panhandlers on just about every highway interchange?

Mark Robinson holds meet & greet in Asheville

There was a large attendance to meet the candidate for Lieutenant Governor, Mark Robinson at the Republican Headquarters in Asheville on October 10th.

Contrasting views of issues dominate lieutenant governor candidate debate

The two candidates running to become North Carolina’s first African-American lieutenant governor have dramatically different views on race, law enforcement, education, economic policy, and the role of government.