Last Display of Gingerbread Entries on Jan. 2

The elaborate exhibit of gingerbread contest entries is back in the Omni Grove Park Inn.

Queens of Soul for New Years

Asheville Symphony Presents New Year’s Eve: Queens of Soul, featuring powerhouse guest vocalists performing Motown, R&B and Soul hits.

A Bit of Christmas Cheers & Jeers

An update on national movements in education and other areas. 

Asheville One of the “Worst Places to Live”

NPR’s Planet Money cited the city as one of the least affordable in the country. 

Gingerbreader Carney Wins Food Network Contest

The winner of a Food Network gingerbread contest lives in Asheville.

Corridor Users: Plans Still Not Pragmatic

Asheville City Council approved corridor plans for Hendersonville Road, Tunnel Road, and Biltmore Avenue/McDowell Street. Changes set to reduce automobile traffic lanes and accommodate more transit, cycling and walking.

You May Not Have Seen …

An update on national movements  in education and other areas. 

Asheville Approves Mixed-Use Project

Mixed-use condominiums and apartments are greenlit for development in Downtown Asheville.

Taylor Christmas Dinner Showcases Candidates

Former Congressman Charles Taylor, 80, is still a force in the Republican Party, and his Christmas Dinner is a big part of that force.

Buncombe’s 2022-2023 Budget Richly Subsidized

Conversations from the Buncombe County Commissioners’ first budget worksession for the 2022-2023 fiscal year indicate the commissioners, awash with funding from ARPA, the opioid settlement, Hurricane Fred relief, HCA, etc., need help from the public deciding how to spend it all. Focus areas selected by the commissioners include broad categories like “affordable housing” and “climate and environmental solutions.”