Post Tagged with: "newspaper"

The future of Asheville’s daily newspaper in flux with proposed merger

The future of Asheville’s daily newspaper in flux with proposed merger

GateHouse Media, which owns more than 150 newspapers in the U.S. and is backed by an investment company, plans to buy Gannett Co., the second largest newspaper company in the U.S.

by August 11, 2019 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Music School appoints new program director

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Music School appoints new program director

Also, Asheville has organized a chapter of the American Institute of Graphic Arts, and more.

by July 24, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
Vinyl record-pressing business proposed for downtown Asheville

Vinyl record-pressing business proposed for downtown Asheville

Who’s driving the renewed interest in vinyl records? Millennials.

by June 18, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville Citizen-Times decimated by another round of layoffs

Asheville Citizen-Times decimated by another round of layoffs

Four journalists lost their jobs in Wednesday’s layoffs, including reporter Mark Barrett, who started at the newspaper in 1986.

by January 28, 2019 2 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville agencies, businesses aid furloughed federal workers

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville agencies, businesses aid furloughed federal workers

Also, the Asheville Fringe Festival is in full swing, and much more.

by January 22, 2019 4 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: HGTV producer to speak at AdClub WNC gathering

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: HGTV producer to speak at AdClub WNC gathering

Also, there’s new construction action on Carolina Lane at the site of a building collapse five years ago, and more.

by October 8, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville Citizen-Times staff shrinks again as work consolidated in Nashville

Asheville Citizen-Times staff shrinks again as work consolidated in Nashville

Three more newsroom jobs are being cut at the newspaper.

by April 17, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
SOLD: Asheville Citizen-Times newspaper building for $5.25 million

SOLD: Asheville Citizen-Times newspaper building for $5.25 million

The newspaper plans to lease back space and remain, while the entire interior is renovated for new tenants.

by April 6, 2018 4 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Buncombe commissioners, sheriff clash

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Buncombe commissioners, sheriff clash

Buncombe commissioners have been at odds with Buncombe County Sheriff Van Duncan before; most recently over Duncan’s proposal for a new jail, which commissioners have opposed.

by April 3, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
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
Word on the street: Asheville Citizen-Times building is being sold

Word on the street: Asheville Citizen-Times building is being sold

The number of employees working out of the Asheville Citizen-Times building at 14 O’Henry Ave. has been cut dramatically over the past decade.

by February 12, 2018 4 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Regional Airport usage sets new record

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Regional Airport usage sets new record

Asheville airport officials are set to begin studies that could lead to construction on expanding the terminal building in a couple of years.

by February 2, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Mountain Pet Rescue, new Asheville animal welfare group, raising funds

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Mountain Pet Rescue, new Asheville animal welfare group, raising funds

A Weaverville woman well-known for playing Mrs. Claus at Craggy Mountain Line died recently, and more.

by December 11, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
More layoffs at Asheville Citizen-Times

More layoffs at Asheville Citizen-Times

Gannett, the newspaper’s corporate parent company, earlier this month announced it was cutting less than 1 percent of its workforce as part of restructuring.

by September 18, 2017 12 comments Asheville News
Former Asheville Citizen-Times publisher, editorial writers launch commentary site

Former Asheville Citizen-Times publisher, editorial writers launch commentary site

Carolina Commentary encourages news organizations to share their editorials.

by July 7, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville scores final water win

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville scores final water win

Also, Hi-Wire has replaced a pale ale with a new IPA as a year-round flagship beer, and more.

by December 23, 2016 2 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: More tacos coming to Asheville as Mountain Madre, BarTaco prepare to open

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: More tacos coming to Asheville as Mountain Madre, BarTaco prepare to open

Also, the Asheville Art Museum is planning to open temporary offices on Biltmore Avenue, and much more.

by October 31, 2016 6 comments Asheville News, feature
Sacked! Asheville Citizen-Times lays off 9, including Tony Kiss, the Beer Guy

Sacked! Asheville Citizen-Times lays off 9, including Tony Kiss, the Beer Guy

The latest round of newspaper layoffs is more evidence of the unstoppable decline in print advertising.

by October 25, 2016 9 comments Asheville News, feature
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Sonora restaurant, Crucible bar now open in Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Sonora restaurant, Crucible bar now open in Asheville

Also, Crucible bar in the River Arts District is open, and much more.

by October 25, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
Hardy set to oversee Asheville Citizen-Times newspaper as new Gannett regional editor

Hardy set to oversee Asheville Citizen-Times newspaper as new Gannett regional editor

In her new job, Hardy will oversee the news-gathering efforts of four newspapers.

by September 29, 2016 2 comments Asheville News, feature
With Awtry out as Asheville Citizen-Times editor, who will lead the newsroom of the future?

With Awtry out as Asheville Citizen-Times editor, who will lead the newsroom of the future?

Awtry oversaw a dramatic newsroom reorganization and oversaw another round of layoffs during his short tenure.

by March 4, 2016 5 comments Asheville News
Raleigh News & Observer: DMV admits mistake in refusing Asheville woman voter ID

Raleigh News & Observer: DMV admits mistake in refusing Asheville woman voter ID

The DMV has promised to make up for initially turning Reba Bowser away.

by February 12, 2016 4 comments Asheville News
Asheville Citizen-Times goes all out on Bigfoot coverage

Asheville Citizen-Times goes all out on Bigfoot coverage

It’s a lame story, the daily newspaper can’t seem to get enough of it. Why? Because it brings precious website clicks.

by January 29, 2016 5 comments Opinion
Asheville Citizen-Times jacks price of a single copy of daily newspaper to $1.50

Asheville Citizen-Times jacks price of a single copy of daily newspaper to $1.50

The newspaper is fighting a losing battle: steep price increases drive down the sale of single copies of the newspaper.