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South Asheville sounds off, propelling Kapoor to big City Council win

South Asheville sounds off, propelling Kapoor to big City Council win

Broadly speaking, voters were motivated by an anti-incumbent streak and a clear desire to vote against a district election plan for Asheville City Council.

by November 8, 2017 5 comments Opinion
Vijay Kapoor, campaigning Tuesday in the Montford neighborhood./ photo by Jason Sandford

Incumbent Bothwell ousted in Asheville City Council primary; Kapoor tops field

The candidates now look ahead to the the Nov. 7 general election.

by October 10, 2017 5 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council campaign cash: Goldstein banks $29,502, Roney raises $18,566

Asheville City Council campaign cash: Goldstein banks $29,502, Roney raises $18,566

In the race for campaign cash, Vijay Kapoor raised the third highest total at more than $15,000.

by August 7, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Field almost set for Asheville City Council elections

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: Wainscott files for Asheville mayoral run

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Wainscott files for Asheville mayoral run

Also, Luella’s BBQ is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a big party at its north Asheville location Saturday, and more.

by July 18, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
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Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Andrew Fletcher considers Asheville City Council run

Also, Dig Local has updated its smart phone app, and more.

by June 28, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville City Council candidate forum on policing Sunday

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville City Council candidate forum on policing Sunday

Also, Catawba Brewing and Eagle’s Nest Outfitters are reprising a beer collaboration, and more.

by May 20, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Sheneika Smith announces Asheville City Council run

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Sheneika Smith announces Asheville City Council run

Also, the deadline to apply to be a part of this summer’s Big Crafty is Sunday, and much more.

by May 4, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Vassallo announces Asheville City Council run

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Vassallo announces Asheville City Council run

Also, the Biltmore Estate announced the music lineup for its summer concert series, and more.

by May 1, 2017 2 comments Asheville News
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
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
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
‘Cheesy’ hotel proposal gets thumbs down from Asheville Downtown Commission

‘Cheesy’ hotel proposal gets thumbs down from Asheville Downtown Commission

The Asheville Downtown Commission rejected a downtown hotel design last week, with one member calling the design “cheesy” and another expressing reservations about the intentions of developers. On a 5-4 vote, the city advisory board dismissed plans for The Parisian hotel proposed by MRK Property Development and presented to the commission by Asheville architect Peter Alberice. The vote may not significantly alter[Read More…]

by January 16, 2017 9 comments Asheville News, feature
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
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New murals at Trackside spot in Asheville’s River Arts District

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New murals at Trackside spot in Asheville’s River Arts District

Also, candidates continue to line up to run for this year’s Asheville City Council elections.

by July 14, 2015 20 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.

The ‘Rich Lee for Asheville City Council’ website

The ‘Rich Lee for Asheville City Council’ website

On the website, Lee says he’s running for City Council this year to protect economic diversity, create housing for the most vulnerable and make safe neighborhoods.

by February 2, 2015 22 comments Asheville politics
Asheville City Council Election 2015: Update on who might be running

Asheville City Council Election 2015: Update on who might be running

Will Jan Davis seek re-election?

by December 16, 2014 6 comments Asheville politics
Asheville City Council Election 2015: Who’s running?

Asheville City Council Election 2015: Who’s running?

West Asheville neighborhood activist Rich Lee has expressed an interest in running, and Julie Mayfield, co-executive director of an Asheville nonprofit, says she’s considering a run.

by December 4, 2014 26 comments West Asheville

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