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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: Former Asheville mayor apologizes for 2010 vote

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Former Asheville mayor apologizes for 2010 vote

More of what’s going around in Asheville as the week winds down.

by December 8, 2016 5 comments Asheville News
New Embassy Suites hotel passes Asheville P&Z Commission review

New Embassy Suites hotel passes Asheville P&Z Commission review

The Embassy Suites project moves on to Asheville City Council for final review.

by December 8, 2016 1 comment Asheville News, feature
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
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
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: Asheville Art Museum set to begin long-awaited construction project

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Art Museum set to begin long-awaited construction project

Also, Carolina Public Press has hired a new managing editor and much more.

by January 5, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: City of Asheville plans to restore lost fountain in Grove Park neighborhood

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: City of Asheville plans to restore lost fountain in Grove Park neighborhood

Also, The Honeycutters, one of Asheville’s hottest bands, releases a new music video, and more.

by November 30, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
Remodel of BB&T building into boutique hotel in downtown Asheville eyed

Remodel of BB&T building into boutique hotel in downtown Asheville eyed

Newly elected Asheville City Councilwoman Julie Mayfield on Wednesday announced she had returned a campaign donation from the developer.

by November 11, 2015 8 comments Asheville News
Brian Haynes, one of 16 candidates for Asheville City Council this year, speaks at his campaign kickoff event Sunday at the Grey Eagle/ Photo by STEWART O'SHIELDS for ASHVEGAS.com

News analysis: Variety of forces drive crowded Asheville City Council candidate field

Why so many candidates this year? Incumbents are out, Raleigh is popping, turnout will likely be low, and more.

by July 20, 2015 10 comments Asheville News
Social justice advocate Lindsey Simerly announces run for Asheville City Council

Social justice advocate Lindsey Simerly announces run for Asheville City Council

Simerly, who ran an unsuccessful bid for City Council in 2007, has developed close ties with a number of Democratic officeholders over the years.

Ashvegas Political Hit List: New Asheville City Council candidate announces bid

Ashvegas Political Hit List: New Asheville City Council candidate announces bid

Also, a $3 billion plan by Gov. Pat McCrory to use bonds to pay for road and infrastructure improvements could be on the ballot for referendum this fall.

by April 27, 2015 8 comments Asheville politics
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