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In this August 2012 photo, Asheville Police Department officer Mark Byrd accepts his promotion to captain.

Asheville police Capt. Mark Byrd suspended

Was Asheville Police Department Capt. Mark Byrd, who’s been no stranger to controversy, the source of leaked police body cam video?

by May 21, 2018 4 comments Asheville News
David Byrne choreographs searing Asheville show with his progressive music, political activism

David Byrne choreographs searing Asheville show with his progressive music, political activism

David Byrne has taken us to another level.

by May 9, 2018 5 comments Asheville Music
New videos released in Asheville police beating; national media takes notice

New videos released in Asheville police beating; national media takes notice

The new video offers a fuller picture of the events in August 2017.

by April 4, 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
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Dorfman to lead The Collider in Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Dorfman to lead The Collider in Asheville

Simple Cafe and Juice Bar is coming to Haywood Road in West Asheville.

by March 25, 2018 1 comment 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
Renowned civil rights attorney who grew up in Asheville takes case of man beaten by former Asheville police officer

Renowned civil rights attorney who grew up in Asheville takes case of man beaten by former Asheville police officer

James E. Ferguson II was a student at Stephens-Lee High School when he first started fighting for civil rights in the 1950s.

by March 16, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville police officer controversy: More NYT coverage, FOP vandalized

Asheville police officer controversy: More NYT coverage, FOP vandalized

Somebody spay-painted the words “Black lives matter” in giant letters across the front of the Fraternal Order of Police lodge early Monday.

by March 16, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
Buncombe DA drops 27 cases involving former Asheville police officer involved in beating

Buncombe DA drops 27 cases involving former Asheville police officer involved in beating

And more cases are under review, according to Buncombe County District Attorney Todd Williams.

by March 16, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Former Asheville Police Department officer arrested, charged with assaulting man

Former Asheville Police Department officer arrested, charged with assaulting man

In other developments, Asheville attorney Ben Scales holds a press conference to criticize District Attorney Todd Williams, and Asheville City Council members get use of force training by Asheville police.

by March 9, 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