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.”

You May Not Have Seen …

A rundown of civic developments in the state of North Carolina that you just may have missed. 

Two Buncombe Dems Won’t Seek Reelection

Rep. Susan Fisher & Rep Brian Turner announce their intents to step down..

Floral Arrangements For A Festive Home

Set the tone with festive floral selections for your home that will bring Christmas cheer early.

Stick To Your 2022 New Year’s Resolution

It might seem difficult but there are simple steps one can take to ensure that their New Year’s Resolutions stick.

Just in Case You Missed It

A quick recap of notable state legislative events and other miscellaneous particulars.

Enjoying the Holidays

We live in a multicultural and interfaith world. We are lucky to be able to celebrate and appreciate it all. We often see the pure joy of the season at shopping malls and other sites.

Huli Sue’s BBQ & Grill Opens in Grove Arcade

Huli Sue’s BBQ & Grill is the sister restaurant of a Hawaiian venture. After a delay due to COVID-19, the eaterie is opening in the Grove Arcade’s new “restaurant row.”

AVL Challenges Discussed at City Manager Forum

Three municipal directors, Ben Woody, Todd Okolichany and Paul D’Angelo,  gave understandable virtual presentations as to what their departments had been working on in the past year.

Race Through WNC This Winter

Set a New Year’s resolution and race through Western North Carolina early next year.