Housing Grant Awarded in Hendersonville

The City of Hendersonville, in partnership with the Housing Assistance Corporation, announced the award of a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) of $750,000 from The North Carolina Department of Commerce. 

Justice System still Working

The wheels of justice turn slowly and during COVID-19 they’ve all but come to a stop. 

Pharr Davis Joins the Presidential Fitness Council

Hendersonville native Jennifer Pharr Davis, a renowned distance speed hiker and adventurer, takes her message for outdoor fitness and health onto a bigger stage than ever with her appointment to the President’s Council for Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition.

Weaverville’s Storm Water Woes

At last month’s Weaverville Town Council meeting, the board heard just how much work there is to become compliant with the MS4 Stormwater Compliance Program. 

Town looks to Expand Council, Mayor’s Powers

Weaverville Town Council met for its last time in 2020 on Monday (December 21), and with that meeting, set about to expand the board’s members.

Wrecking Ball to Demolish Arts & Crafts Homes

The Preservation Society of Asheville and Buncombe County has confirmed that most of the 100 block of Charlotte Street from Chestnut to Baird Street is being considered for demolition.

Town Votes to Remove Moratorium

After undertaking a contentious re-zoning appeal (see last week’s issue for the story), which took up nearly half their December meeting, Woodfin Commissioners moved on to other business.

County Reviews COVID’s Economic Impact

At a budget retreat the Buncombe County Commissioners held on December 10, staff reported that the impacts of COVID-19 on the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020, were not that bad.

Woodfin Board Approves 59-unit Development

The Town of Woodfin Commissioners Board took the opportunity not once, not twice, but three times to go into executive closed session at their December meeting (Dec. 15).

Not Everyone Fairing Well Thru Pandemic

Buncombe County Tax Collector Keith Miller isn’t the only analyst describing the skyrocketing housing market as “crazy.”