Articles by: Jason Sandford

News obit: Bluegrass musician and music super-fan Lloyd Johnson dies

News obit: Bluegrass musician and music super-fan Lloyd Johnson dies

A crowdfunding campaign has been established to create the Lloyd Johnson Memorial Scholarship.

by July 1, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Charges dropped against Marzelle

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Charges dropped against Marzelle

Also, Walt Dickinson of Wicked Weed thinks a “certified independent craft” seal on beer is a waste of time, and more.

by July 1, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
VIDEO: Firefly Gathering, July Fourth and more Asheville weekend events

VIDEO: Firefly Gathering, July Fourth and more Asheville weekend events

Here’s what you need to know to plan your July Fourth holiday.

by June 29, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Calling Asheville police officer’s actions unjustified, community rallies for Marzelle

Calling Asheville police officer’s actions unjustified, community rallies for Marzelle

The crowdfunding campaign for Marzelle’s legal defense fund has already raised more than $2,400.

by June 29, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
The city you love. The news you want.

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Andrew Fletcher considers Asheville City Council run

Also, Dig Local has updated its smart phone app, and more.

by June 28, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Medical marijuana should be legal in N.C., says Asheville City Council

Medical marijuana should be legal in N.C., says Asheville City Council

Several residents shared emotional stories of how medical marijuana helped them or their family members.

by June 28, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: District elections bill moves closer to passage

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: District elections bill moves closer to passage

Also, a community garden has popped up in downtown Asheville’s “pit of despair,” and more.

by June 28, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Laugh Your Asheville Off returns with huge lineup of comics

Laugh Your Asheville Off returns with huge lineup of comics

Looking for laughs? This festival’s got you covered.

River Arts District apartment complex gets zoning nod, but with no ‘affordable’ units

River Arts District apartment complex gets zoning nod, but with no ‘affordable’ units

The proposed Stoneyard Apartments project goes before Asheville City Council Tuesday night for final approval.

by June 27, 2017 3 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Anchor Bar and Kitchen coming to West Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Anchor Bar and Kitchen coming to West Asheville

Also, the city of Asheville has two finalists for its new equity and inclusion manager, and more.

by June 27, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Brother Wolf reports theft of 2,000 pounds of pet food

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Brother Wolf reports theft of 2,000 pounds of pet food

Also, Mars Hill College was recently awarded a $2 million grant to help train nurses, and more.

by June 26, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Brother Wolf Animal Rescue to sell shelter, temporarily stop taking animals

Brother Wolf Animal Rescue to sell shelter, temporarily stop taking animals

The sale of the shelter will fund a new animal sanctuary that Brother Wolf plans to build in Leicester, the group’s executive director says.

by June 26, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Asheville City Council to consider $6 million increase to RAD infrastructure project as construction costs soar

Asheville City Council to consider $6 million increase to RAD infrastructure project as construction costs soar

City officials were recently shocked when construction bids came back much higher than estimated.

by June 26, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Wicked Weed donates $200,000 to Eblen Charities

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Wicked Weed donates $200,000 to Eblen Charities

Also, the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority meets this week to discuss funding a Woodfin blueway project, and more.

by June 26, 2017 2 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Wicked Weed donates $50,000 to Brother Wolf

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Wicked Weed donates $50,000 to Brother Wolf

Also, a big book release party is set for July 2 to celebrate author Robert Beatty’s latest, “Serafina and the Splintered Heart.”

by June 25, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
An ice cream taco from The Hop Ice Creamery. /photo by The Hop

Asheville Ice Cream Report: Ice cream tacos, ice cream CSA, ice cream sammies

Did you know that you can subscribe to an ice cream CSA? 

by June 24, 2017 0 comments Asheville food and drink
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Rally for health care in downtown Asheville Monday

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Rally for health care in downtown Asheville Monday

Also, Duck Donuts is hiring, and more.

by June 24, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville police close I-240 to remove red ‘peace’ button from bridge

Asheville police close I-240 to remove red ‘peace’ button from bridge

Massive traffic back-ups ensued after the interstate closure.

by June 22, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Controversial south Asheville apartment complex stalled

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Controversial south Asheville apartment complex stalled

Also, Elements juice bar recently closed its second location, and more.

by June 22, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Eclipse info and telescope tour July 14 at PARI

Eclipse info and telescope tour July 14 at PARI

The ticked event costs $20 for adults, $15 for students/seniors/military and $5 for children ages 6-11.

by June 22, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Buncombe commissioners approve 2.6-cent property tax increase

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Buncombe commissioners approve 2.6-cent property tax increase

In other news, a bill to change the way members are elected to Asheville City Council moved another step closer to becoming law, and more.

by June 22, 2017 3 comments Asheville News
Ingles Independence Day Celebration set for downtown Asheville

Ingles Independence Day Celebration set for downtown Asheville

The event will include food trucks, fireworks, the Ultimate Air Dogs and much more.

by June 22, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Wicked Weed donates $50k to Pisgah Legal

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Wicked Weed donates $50k to Pisgah Legal

Also, White Labs is moving closer to opening its new tap room and restaurant on Charlotte Street, and more.

by June 21, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville skatepark sanitized after dead body found nearby

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville skatepark sanitized after dead body found nearby

Also, UNC Asheville is holding a public meeting to update folks on construction projects, and more.

by June 20, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Enjoy the site? Please spread the word :)

WP-Backgrounds Lite by InoPlugs Web Design and Juwelier Schönmann 1010 Wien