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Asheville police beating: FBI investigates, NYT notices, Kapoor defends police chief

Asheville police beating: FBI investigates, NYT notices, Kapoor defends police chief

Hundreds of residents attended a Wednesday night meeting to vent their anger.

by March 9, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Condom Couture, Color Me Goodwill events coming up, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Condom Couture, Color Me Goodwill events coming up, more

This month marks the 25th anniversary of the Blizzard of ’93, also known as the Storm of the Century, which brought Asheville to its knees.

by March 8, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Regional Airport adds Denver flights

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Regional Airport adds Denver flights

Also, the Princess Anne Hotel wants to convert its private dining room into a restaurant open to the public, and more.

by March 7, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Allegiant powers Asheville Regional Airport’s astonishing growth

Allegiant powers Asheville Regional Airport’s astonishing growth

Allegiant provides 31 percent of all of Asheville’s air service.

by March 7, 2018 0 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
With Priscilla Project, Asheville gym owners want people with developmental disabilities to exercise, too

With Priscilla Project, Asheville gym owners want people with developmental disabilities to exercise, too

Priscilla Project classes include aerobic dance, yoga and simple exercises such as sit-ups,  while participants work on social skills along the way.

by March 6, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
What we know so far of Asheville police beating video incident

What we know so far of Asheville police beating video incident

Here’s a timeline of events.

by March 6, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Kaliner: Asheville police officer may have leaked police beating video to newspaper

Kaliner: Asheville police officer may have leaked police beating video to newspaper

Asheville’s police chief and district attorney have suggested an investigation into who leaked the police body cam video may be in order.

by March 3, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville DA, police chief consider investigating leak of police beating video

Asheville DA, police chief consider investigating leak of police beating video

Who leaked the video to the Asheville Citizen-Times?

by March 3, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
North Carolina SBI alerted to Asheville police beating video case five months after it happened

North Carolina SBI alerted to Asheville police beating video case five months after it happened

The SBI declined to investigate the incident, saying too much time had passed to make an investigation effective.

by March 3, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
In Brevard, Songsmith Gathering celebrates craft of songwriting

In Brevard, Songsmith Gathering celebrates craft of songwriting

The Wood Brothers, Nicki Bluhm, Greg Brown, Beth Wood, Darrell Scott and Aaron Burdett is just some of the songwriting talent that will be on stage for the event.

by March 2, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
Real Old shop in Asheville River Arts District showcases unique collectibles, furniture

Real Old shop in Asheville River Arts District showcases unique collectibles, furniture

The Real Old shop is an extension of owner Darren Green’s successful Old Wood Co., which makes high-end furniture from reclaimed wood.

by March 1, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
GE Aviation announces expansion in Buncombe, Ashe counties

GE Aviation announces expansion in Buncombe, Ashe counties

GE Aviation’s ceramic jet engine parts are in high demand because of their lightweight and heat-resistant properties.

by March 1, 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
Asheville Citizen-Times details police beating of jaywalking suspect

Asheville Citizen-Times details police beating of jaywalking suspect

The newspaper obtained body cam video that shows an Asheville Police Department officer beating and choking a man last summer.

by March 1, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
Stu Helm’s 2018 Asheville Burger Survey: Best and Worst So Far

Stu Helm’s 2018 Asheville Burger Survey: Best and Worst So Far

I’m a well known burger fan. I eat a lot of burgers. Burger me. Gim burg. My current plan — don’t tell my doctor — is to eat all the burgers. Last year (2017), I began burger-binging my way through downtown Asheville, eating them here, there, and everywhere. I went to all of my favorite places of course, as well[Read More…]

by February 27, 2018 4 comments Asheville food and drink, Reviews
Asheville students plan rally against school shootings March 24

Asheville students plan rally against school shootings March 24

Students say they want to communicate their frustration with the current state of gun violence, as well as leaders’ failures to act to keep students safe.

by February 27, 2018 4 comments Asheville News
New Hilliard Avenue Apartments project planned in downtown Asheville

New Hilliard Avenue Apartments project planned in downtown Asheville

The new apartment building is planned for an area that’s been a hot spot of new residential construction.

by February 27, 2018 8 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Buncombe most intoxicated, disruptive in NC, report states

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Buncombe most intoxicated, disruptive in NC, report states

Also, magician David Blaine is coming to Asheville, and more.

by February 26, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Basketball buffet: Asheville hosts two conference tourneys in March Madness lead-up

Basketball buffet: Asheville hosts two conference tourneys in March Madness lead-up

The Big South and the Southern Conference basketball tournaments will play games in Asheville this week starting on Thursday.

by February 26, 2018 0 comments Asheville events
Beloved West Asheville bilingual preschool, Casa Dei Bambini, closing in June

Beloved West Asheville bilingual preschool, Casa Dei Bambini, closing in June

Casa Dei Bambini opened in 2004 in the Malvern Hills home of Stephanie Crawford and David Wilson.

by February 23, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
Buncombe County baby names in 2017: Emma and William top lists

Buncombe County baby names in 2017: Emma and William top lists

There are hundreds of names listed, from Gunnar and Ja’Marion to Loyalty and Milagro.

by February 22, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Edna’s coffee shop in north Asheville closes

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Edna’s coffee shop in north Asheville closes

The annual All Go West summer music festival in West Asheville announces the dates for this year’s event, and more.

by February 22, 2018 4 comments Asheville News