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Three more new hotels in the works for Asheville

Meantime, the new Foundry Hotel project is the next big downtown hotel racing to get open by the fall tourism season.

by July 17, 2018 7 comments Asheville News
Pack Square, Asheville, 2018.

Firefighters could begin patrolling Asheville streets to address public safety concerns

The pilot program integrates the roles of ambassador, public safety official, medical responder and law enforcement liaison, according to the proposal.

by July 10, 2018 3 comments Asheville News
New apartment complex proposed for Fuddruckers site in Asheville

New apartment complex proposed for Fuddruckers site in Asheville

The proposed redevelopment of the corner of Charlotte and Chestnut streets would include a large apartment complex and retail shops.

by July 8, 2018 33 comments Asheville News
Tunnel under French Broad River? It’s an option for Asheville interstate project

Tunnel under French Broad River? It’s an option for Asheville interstate project

Is it a likely option? Probably not, but they’re weighing it, nonetheless.

by June 22, 2018 2 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Movement to ban plastic straws grows in Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Movement to ban plastic straws grows in Asheville

Also, economic development official Ben Teague is taking a new job, and more.

by May 29, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
Redevelopment of Sears store at Asheville Mall meets initial approval

Redevelopment of Sears store at Asheville Mall meets initial approval

Asheville city planners are pushing for more pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly connections for the $45 million mixed-use development.

by May 21, 2018 3 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville urban farmer wants to use bow hunters to thin deer herd

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville urban farmer wants to use bow hunters to thin deer herd

Also, the owner of a downtown Asheville pizza shop complained that loiterers along Biltmore Avenue are hurting his business.

by May 16, 2018 3 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: May 8 Asheville opioid forum spotlights experts, resources

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: May 8 Asheville opioid forum spotlights experts, resources

Also, it’s spring and that means bears on the move, so here’s some advice on how to stay aware and safe.

by May 7, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
‘Road diet’ planned for Charlotte Street gives pedestrians, bicyclists priority

‘Road diet’ planned for Charlotte Street gives pedestrians, bicyclists priority

The changes to the busy street will costs taxpayers about $2.4 million over the next few years.

by April 25, 2018 3 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council closes budget gap with spending cuts, fee increases and a dip into reserves

Asheville City Council closes budget gap with spending cuts, fee increases and a dip into reserves

One new big ticket item of spending: some $780,000 for a second set of turnout gear for Asheville firefighters.

by April 25, 2018 2 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council at an April 10, 2018, budget workshop. From left: Vijay Kapoor, Sheneika Smith, Vice Mayor Gwen Wisler, Mayor Esther Manheimer, Julie Mayfield.

Asheville City Councilman Kapoor: property tax increase could help fill budget gap

Asheville City Council raised property taxes last year.

by April 24, 2018 4 comments Asheville News
At Asheville ‘pit of despair,’ no changes anytime soon

At Asheville ‘pit of despair,’ no changes anytime soon

One resident bemoaned the inaction, calling the property “a scar on the city of Asheville that needs to heal.”

by April 24, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
Cut police funding? Asheville City Council is looking into it

Cut police funding? Asheville City Council is looking into it

Asheville City Council members Brian Haynes, Keith Young and Sheneika Smith said they want to take a closer look at Police Department funding.

by April 23, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Red panda exhibit at WNC Nature Center set to receive funding

Red panda exhibit at WNC Nature Center set to receive funding

The WNC Nature Center hopes to have the new home for red pandas open by fall.

by April 22, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
In race for Buncombe sheriff, new questions about old Asheville Police Department traffic stop

In race for Buncombe sheriff, new questions about old Asheville Police Department traffic stop

Sean Devereux, a prominent Asheville defense attorney, is raising concerns about the integrity of Daryl Fisher, a candidate for Buncombe County sheriff.

by April 18, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Immigration enforcement actions continue around Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Immigration enforcement actions continue around Asheville

Also, the 27 Club in downtown Asheville is open, and much more.

by April 17, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Heartburn: Asheville City Council works to fill budget hole

Heartburn: Asheville City Council works to fill budget hole

A $3.5 million operating budget deficit for the city of Asheville this coming fiscal year can be trimmed to $1.7 million, city staffers told Asheville City Council members Thursday.

by March 29, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
At Asheville City Hall, policy and personnel changes follow police controversy

At Asheville City Hall, policy and personnel changes follow police controversy

A host of actions are underway, from plans to increase the hiring of more minority police officers to the creation of a Human Rights Commission.

by March 21, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council faces $3.2 million budget shortfall

Asheville City Council faces $3.2 million budget shortfall

“You look like I kicked your puppy,” Barbara Whitehorn, the city’s chief financial officer, told Asheville City Council after she finished her budget presentation.

by March 21, 2018 4 comments Asheville News
FIRED: Asheville City Council shows city manager Gary Jackson the door following police controversy

FIRED: Asheville City Council shows city manager Gary Jackson the door following police controversy

Jackson’s firing is the latest fallout from the publication last month of police body cam video showing an Asheville police officer beating a man.

by March 21, 2018 5 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council shuffles management following Police Department scandal

Asheville City Council shuffles management following Police Department scandal

Asheville City Council will meet on Tuesday to consider taking more action.

by March 19, 2018 2 comments Asheville News
‘Angry’ Asheville City Council announces two Police Department audits

‘Angry’ Asheville City Council announces two Police Department audits

Asheville City Council wants to know how the Asheville Police Department and its officers are affected by structural racism and implicit and explicit bias.

by March 7, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville mayor, police chief express outrage over police beating incident

Asheville mayor, police chief express outrage over police beating incident

The actions of the Asheville Police Department officer are a step backward for the department, Mayor Esther Manheimer said.

by March 1, 2018 4 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Councilman Young files to run for Charlotte seat in U.S. House

Asheville City Councilman Young files to run for Charlotte seat in U.S. House

There’s no constitutional requirement that a member of the U.S. House of Representatives must live in the district they represent.

by March 1, 2018 2 comments Asheville News