Due to the popularity of the Asheville Triathlon in July, iDaph Events is proud to announce that registration is now open for the Hendersonville Triathlon, which takes place Sunday, September 20, 2020! Same location, same course — new name!
The Buncombe County Commissioners, along party lines, voted 4-3 in favor of the joint resolution with Asheville City Council to remove statues honoring heroes of the Confederacy on city/county-owned land.
Asheville Gallery of Art’s September show, “Natural Beauty,” features Elinor Bowman, known for her watercolor figures, and Olga Michelson, known for soft, ethereal landscapes. The show runs September 1st - 30th during gallery hours, 12-5 pm, Fridays and Saturdays.
Hendersonville refuses to let their highly successful 4th of July celebration totally fizzle due to COVID19.
WNC Sports Awards have announced local winners for 2019-20.
A substantial May donation to MANNA Foodbank allowed for expansion to even more local pantries, including Leicester Baptist Church. MANNA works with hundreds of smaller nonprofit partner agencies to distribute food within smaller communities.
A bid to build the new Silver-Line Park was accepted by the Town of Woodfin at the regular monthly meeting of the town commissioners on Tuesday evening (June 16). Town budget and use of police force were also discussed.
The point is – as local jurisdictions around the country are taking the protests following the lethal use of force on George Floyd to be a mandate for police reform – no amount of new policies and procedures is going to reduce misconduct by officers flaunting existing policies.
Its a powerful phrase, “Black Lives Matter;” however, there is far more that needs to be done than just riot for those who are serious about black lives.
The fifth Asheville Police Chief (APD) in as many years, David Zack, debuted before the city council with an update on the department’s response to protests that occurred in Asheville following the murder of George Floyd.