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Goldstein to run for Asheville City Council; Bothwell announces re-election bid

Goldstein to run for Asheville City Council; Bothwell announces re-election bid

Also, it looks like the issue of district elections for Asheville City Council will once again come before state lawmakers.

by March 2, 2017 1 comment Asheville politics
Manheimer announces run for second term as Asheville mayor

Manheimer announces run for second term as Asheville mayor

Manheimer, who was elected mayor in 2013, served on Asheville City Council for four years prior to that.

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Kapoor, Lee announce Asheville City Council bids

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Kapoor, Lee announce Asheville City Council bids

Also, who might be running for mayor?

by February 13, 2017 6 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council Election ’17 update; Roney in, Smith out

Asheville City Council Election ’17 update; Roney in, Smith out

Councilman Gordon Smith won’t seek re-election, newcomer Kim Roney says she’s running and others are testing the waters.

by January 27, 2017 0 comments Asheville News, feature
Who’s running for Asheville City Council in Election ’17

Who’s running for Asheville City Council in Election ’17

Rich Lee, Kim Roney and Sheneika Smith are a few names being bandied about as possible City Council candidates this year.

by January 19, 2017 5 comments Asheville News
Updated: Asheville City Council delays Embassy Suites hotel vote

Updated: Asheville City Council delays Embassy Suites hotel vote

Two city advisory boards have split on their approval of the downtown hotel project.

by January 10, 2017 0 comments Asheville News, feature
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Decision on Asheville water system likely to come Friday

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Decision on Asheville water system likely to come Friday

Also, Chris Rock is coming to Harrah’s Cherokee Casino in May, and much more.

by December 6, 2016 2 comments Asheville News
Four seek Buncombe commissioner seat: Bellamy, Hallum, Young, Whitesides

Four seek Buncombe commissioner seat: Bellamy, Hallum, Young, Whitesides

The new commissioner will be the first African-American to sit on the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners.

by November 16, 2016 2 comments Asheville News, Asheville politics
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: First Allegiant flight from Asheville to NYC Thursday

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: First Allegiant flight from Asheville to NYC Thursday

Also, Asheville City Councilman Gordon Smith says he’s not seeking appointment to the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners, and much more.

by November 15, 2016 1 comment Asheville News
Election ’16 aftermath: celebrating, boozing, flag burning in Asheville

Election ’16 aftermath: celebrating, boozing, flag burning in Asheville

The political maneuvering is far from over.

by November 11, 2016 6 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Election ’16 primary round-up

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Election ’16 primary round-up

Also, Asheville Outlets announces that Acropolis Pizza is opening in its food court and that Restoration Hardware will open March 24.

by March 20, 2016 1 comment Asheville News
With park now planned for Haywood Street property in Asheville, how should it be designed

With park now planned for Haywood Street property in Asheville, how should it be designed

The “pit of despair” could be the focus of a park design competition, but first there needs to be a vision for the space, an Asheville City Council subcommittee decided on Tuesday.

by January 27, 2016 15 comments Asheville News
Downtown Asheville hotel project approved; city’s tallest building to be remodeled

Downtown Asheville hotel project approved; city’s tallest building to be remodeled

The 18-story former BB&T bank and office building will become home to a new boutique hotel, condos, restaurant space and more.

by January 12, 2016 17 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Fourteen apply for Asheville Downtown Commission opening

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Fourteen apply for Asheville Downtown Commission opening

Also, “Garden & Gun” magazine gives a nod to the Grey Eagle, and much more.

by January 8, 2016 2 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
Buncombe Board of Commissioners Election 2016 takes shape as Smith, Coleman prepare runs

Buncombe Board of Commissioners Election 2016 takes shape as Smith, Coleman prepare runs

It’s early, but Democrats are maneuvering to keep a lock on District 1 of the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners.

by August 21, 2015 5 comments Asheville politics
Buncombe County Commissioner Brownie Newman, left, chats with Board of Commissioners Chairman David Gantt last week following Gantt's press conference to announced he would fill out his term but not seek re-election next year.

Updated: Newman announce run for Buncombe County Board of Commissioners chairmanship

If Newman were to be elected chairman next year, it would set up an interesting scenario to fill his District 1 seat.

by July 27, 2015 19 comments Asheville politics
Updated: Buncombe commissioner Gantt announces he won’t seek re-election next year

Updated: Buncombe commissioner Gantt announces he won’t seek re-election next year

Friends and fellow elected officials praised Gantt’s nearly two decades of county government leadership.

by July 21, 2015 13 comments Asheville News

Scathing PowerPoint commentary hammers Asheville Police Department controversy

Asheville Mayor Esther Manheimer, Police Chief William Anderson and others are all targets in the commentary getting passed around.

by November 10, 2014 54 comments Opinion
Industrial leak dumps thousands of gallons of oil into Hominy Creek; 4,000 gallons may have reached French Broad

Industrial leak dumps thousands of gallons of oil into Hominy Creek; 4,000 gallons may have reached French Broad

Asheville City Council and Buncombe County Board of Commissioners visited the scene this afternoon.

by February 15, 2014 18 comments Asheville News
Smith, Bothwell, newcomer Wisler line-up for Asheville City Council bids

Smith, Bothwell, newcomer Wisler line-up for Asheville City Council bids

Smith and Bothwell seek re-election. Wisler is a newcomer.

by April 17, 2013 2 comments Asheville News
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