Post Tagged with: "Buncombe County"

Riverwoods subdivision plan

Riverwoods residential development on Asheville site once eyed as brewery location moves ahead

It’s big: 161 single-family homes,188 duplexes, 36 condos, 4 live-work spaces and up to 15,000 square feet of commercial space.

by September 17, 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
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
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

Life insurance payments said to be at heart of GreeneGate investigation

Federal investigators are looking into former Buncombe County manager Wanda Greene’s handling of county funds.

by December 20, 2017 1 comment Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Field almost set for Asheville City Council elections

Also, Pine Gate Renewables is opening on the South Slope, and more.

by July 21, 2017 3 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Toots & The Maytals, Los Lobos headline fall LEAF

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Toots & The Maytals, Los Lobos headline fall LEAF

Also, there’s a new boxing gym in south Asheville, and more.

by July 11, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

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

Ashvegas Hot sheet: VICE crew coming to Asheville for gerrymandering story

Also, Wanda Greene, the county manager for Buncombe County the past 23 years, has announced her retirement, and more.

by May 30, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas 2016 Year in Review: Top baby names in Buncombe County

Ashvegas 2016 Year in Review: Top baby names in Buncombe County

Asheville parents can get pretty creative with their baby names. Check out the full list.

by December 9, 2016 12 comments Asheville News
Asheville CVB on the hunt for new office space after split with Chamber of Commerce

Asheville CVB on the hunt for new office space after split with Chamber of Commerce

The popular visitors center will remain at the Montford Avenue location.

by December 8, 2016 1 comment Asheville News
In history-making choice, local Dems pick Whitesides as new Buncombe County commissioner

In history-making choice, local Dems pick Whitesides as new Buncombe County commissioner

Members of the Buncombe County Democratic Party picked retired banker Al Whitesides to serve on the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners, District 1, on Monday night. It was a history-making choice: Whitesides is the first African-American chosen to serve on the board. He will serve through 2018. “I’d like to thank everybody for the confidence you’ve shown in me and I[Read More…]

by December 5, 2016 0 comments Asheville politics, feature
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Odds and ends fromTrump rally in Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Odds and ends fromTrump rally in Asheville

A WLOS reporter was caught cursing on air, an Asheville musician was escorted out of the rally, and more.

by September 13, 2016 4 comments Asheville News
Buncombe TDA requests for tourism project funding: South Slope, aquatic center, theater expansion, more

Buncombe TDA requests for tourism project funding: South Slope, aquatic center, theater expansion, more

The biggest request is $20 million over seven years for development on the South Slope.

by June 27, 2016 42 comments Asheville News, feature
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Isaac Coleman, civil rights advocate in Asheville, dies

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Isaac Coleman, civil rights advocate in Asheville, dies

Also, Asheville-area hotel occupancy rates were up again in February of this year compared to February 2015, and more.

by May 10, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville tourism leader’s statement on HB2: Our city is warm and welcoming

Asheville tourism leader’s statement on HB2: Our city is warm and welcoming

Asheville’s “brand promise” from tourism officials to visitors is that they will have a “life enriching experience” every time they visit – guaranteed.

by April 27, 2016 5 comments Asheville News
Revenue from new Buncombe hotel tax rolls in; $1.4 million collected in November

Revenue from new Buncombe hotel tax rolls in; $1.4 million collected in November

Also, hotel occupancy in November showed a 3 percent increase.

by February 12, 2016 7 comments Asheville News
News obit: Otto DeBruhl, former Buncombe County register of deeds, dies

News obit: Otto DeBruhl, former Buncombe County register of deeds, dies

For years, the path for anybody seeking public office in the Buncombe County Democratic Party went through DeBruhl’s office.

by January 19, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
2016 race for Buncombe County Board of Commissioners as it stands now

2016 race for Buncombe County Board of Commissioners as it stands now

Candidates have from Dec. 1 until Dec. 21 to file for next year’s election.

by November 20, 2015 1 comment Asheville News
Updated: Six Asheville awarded TDA tourism cash

Updated: Six Asheville awarded TDA tourism cash

A greenway and a River Arts District glass studio are two of six projects that have gotten Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority grant money.

by October 27, 2015 3 comments Asheville News
Word on the street: Buncombe County economic development announcement coming any day

Word on the street: Buncombe County economic development announcement coming any day

Could it Deschutes Brewery?

by August 21, 2015 13 comments Word on the street
A profile of Asheville tourists and their economic impact, by the numbers

A profile of Asheville tourists and their economic impact, by the numbers

The average Asheville tourist is 55 or older, drove to the mountains, stayed 2.44 nights and spent $104 a day.

by June 25, 2015 6 comments Asheville News
Asheville-area tourism projects move ahead for funding consideration

Asheville-area tourism projects move ahead for funding consideration

The tourism projects are vying for hundreds of thousands of dollars in funding.

by June 25, 2015 5 comments Asheville News
Asheville residents to Buncombe County TDA:  stop hotel room tax shenanigans

Asheville residents to Buncombe County TDA: stop hotel room tax shenanigans

Buncombe TDA should use part of its hotel room tax proceeds to pay for infrastructure improvements in the city, residents said.

by June 24, 2015 41 comments Asheville News