With a Little Help from Your Friends

News flash, councilwoman, we live in a representative republic, not a democracy. You were elected in a democratic way to represent the people and make a decision for them. Just listen to your constituents and represent them.

Council Can’t Control Its Wish List

At their retreat, members of Asheville City Council had difficulty whittling their expansive list of ambitions down to a package that was economically and technically feasible for staff to complete.

Alternative Offered to Charlotte St Development

Methvin and Dyer presented a new architectural plan as an alternative to the Killians and RCG plans for 100 block on Charlotte Street.

Press Forsakes First Amendment Obligation

So is it just me, or does it appear that the media covers Biden differently than they cover Trump?

Commissioners: Need More Data on School Closure

The Buncombe County Commissioners mirrored dissatisfaction in their constituency over the management of Asheville City Schools (ACS). A lot of the dissatisfaction appears to have stemmed from a surprise announcement of the intent to close the Asheville Primary School.

Moving Forward with Non-Discrimination Laws

Citizens are invited to review Buncombe County’s proposed non-discrimination ordinance to make sure provisions, like unisex shared facilities, do not adversely impact their business or religious practices.  

Remedy Needed for Virtual Signaling Governments

Rev. Beach-Ferrara and the county commissioners are about to show-off their “Holier than thou” attitude by telling citizens and residents how to go about doing what they are already doing.

As Spring Arrives Local Birding Walks Overflow

Venture Birding Tours offers many nature outings to discover birds in the area.

ACR-AHS Battle: Drama, Defense, Dynasty

Reynolds faced off against historic arch-rival Asheville.

Rockets Go Furthest in Soccer Playoffs

Reynolds advanced furthest into soccer playoffs among local teams — reaching round three. Roberson, North Henderson and Hendersonville also enjoyed excellent seasons.