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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
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
WLOS has a new crop of reporters, including Liz Burch, left, and Karen Zatkulak.

New faces abound at WLOS

The significant changing of the guard at WLOS includes a new general manager and four new reporters.

by June 20, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Sister Cities sending delegation to France

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Sister Cities sending delegation to France

Also, the Asheville Affiliates are holding their “Party with a Purpose” on Thursday, and more.

by June 20, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
First look: Proposed design of Duke Energy’s downtown Asheville substation

First look: Proposed design of Duke Energy’s downtown Asheville substation

Conceptual drawings show a substation built below grade level to help buffer it from its surroundings.

by June 19, 2017 3 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New Carolina Lane building planned

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New Carolina Lane building planned

Also, Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church plans to build a new 9,000-square-foot education and administration building, and more.

by June 19, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville gas prices are spectacular

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville gas prices are spectacular

Also, New Belgium Brewing has achieved various LEED statuses on all three Asheville facilities, and more.

by June 16, 2017 2 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Downtown Books & News celebrates 29th anniversary

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Downtown Books & News celebrates 29th anniversary

Also, there are more than 500 short-term Asheville rentals operating illegally, and more.

by June 16, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Who’s leaving the Asheville Citizen-Times now?

Who’s leaving the Asheville Citizen-Times now?

Four Asheville Citizen-Times reporters and photographers are reportedly leaving the news staff, with apparent plans to fill most of the openings.

by June 16, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Duke Energy homes in on downtown Asheville substation site

Duke Energy homes in on downtown Asheville substation site

Duke Energy has a former car dealership site along Patton Avenue under contract.

by June 15, 2017 2 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council touts affordable housing project, but not everybody’s happy

Asheville City Council touts affordable housing project, but not everybody’s happy

The project came with several historic firsts for the city, but several residents insisted it didn’t go far enough in helping to ease an oppressive lack of affordable housing.

by June 15, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New bar, Haywood Country Club, coming to West Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New bar, Haywood Country Club, coming to West Asheville

Also, the color for this year’s Color Ball is indigo, and much more.

by June 14, 2017 2 comments Asheville News
Asheville district election question may be headed to city voters

Asheville district election question may be headed to city voters

Asheville City Council will hold a public hearing on the district election question at its June 27 meeting.

by June 13, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Asheville City Council votes create new Human Relations Commission

Asheville City Council votes create new Human Relations Commission

City Council is looking for more citizens to take part in establishing the commission.

by June 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council approves 3.5-cent property tax increase

Asheville City Council approves 3.5-cent property tax increase

The new budget includes funding for the Asheville Police Department and the city’s bus service.

by June 13, 2017 3 comments Asheville News
SOLD! Homewood building in Asheville’s Montford neighborhood for $2 million

SOLD! Homewood building in Asheville’s Montford neighborhood for $2 million

The structure was built as the private home of Dr. Robert Carroll, the renowned psychiatrist who built Highland Hospital.

by June 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New bottle shop, Craft Centric, coming to south Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New bottle shop, Craft Centric, coming to south Asheville

Also, hike the Highlands of Roan this Saturday on a free walk led by the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy.

by June 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Campaign sign controversy arrives early in Asheville City Council election

Campaign sign controversy arrives early in Asheville City Council election

Following a complaint, city of Asheville officials order candidates to take down campaign signs.

by June 12, 2017 3 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Industrial hemp seeds to be planted at Leicester farm

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Industrial hemp seeds to be planted at Leicester farm

Also, there’s a new grocery delivery service coming to town, and much more.

by June 12, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Gas prices are great

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Gas prices are great

Also, Asheville Sandwich Company is taking over the Jackson Underground space downtown, and more.

by June 12, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

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