Also, it looks like the issue of district elections for Asheville City Council will once again come before state lawmakers.
Manheimer, who was elected mayor in 2013, served on Asheville City Council for four years prior to that.
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 ...
The new commissioner will be the first African-American to sit on the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners.
Chelsea Clinton, who will speak during a roundtable event at The Collider in downtown Asheville, last visited Asheville eight years ago.
There's also apparently a protest in the works.
Planks on Wainscott's platform: AirBnB advocacy, revoking Asheville's hotel room tax and adopting "Stairway to Heaven" as the city's official song.
Austin Haynes, the campaign manager and son of City Council candidate Brian Haynes, was charged with possessing more than 6 pounds of marijuana back in March.
Southern rocker Warren Haynes and friends lent their support to the candidacy of Haynes' brother, Brian.
It's early, but Democrats are maneuvering to keep a lock on District 1 of the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners.
DJ Marley Carroll will spin tunes, all to raise cash for the advocacy organization Democracy NC.
If Newman were to be elected chairman next year, it would set up an interesting scenario to fill his District 1 seat.
In the video, a pants-less Wainscott wastes no time setting the tone for his candidacy.
Simerly, who ran an unsuccessful bid for City Council in 2007, has developed close ties with a number of Democratic officeholders over the years.
This year's race is opening up, with two of the three City Council incumbents not seeking re-election.
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.
U.S. Rep. Patrick McHenry makes the rounds and the Asheville Citizen-Times goes to Raleigh.
A quick look at what's been happening on the local, state and national political scene.
In looking to Raleigh, Asheville's elected leaders seek increased or restored revenue streams. City leaders also want to maintain their authority over zoning and development.
The N.C. General Assembly gets back to work, U.S. Rep. Patrick McHenry moves up on an influential committe, Hagan heads to Harvard, more.
Also, N.C. Sen. Terry Van Duyn is elected minority whip, and more.
Will Jan Davis seek re-election?
Also, another look at the impact of redistricting in North Carolina, immigration litigation, Gov. McCrory's re-election bid and more.
Also, speculation continues to mount that Republicans could shift course and expand Medicaid for North Carolina.
Also, it's "triage mode" at the Asheville Police Department.
One result of the upsets: Asheville's unlikely to see the wave of legislation targeting local government specifically.
On a night that saw Republicans score big wins in races across the Tar Heel state and around the country, Democrats around Asheville had reason to celebrate.
Also, Democratic challenger Brian Turner and N.C. Rep. Tim Moffitt are going fighting it out with a week to go until Election Day.
Also, more on the Hagan vs. Tillis battle for North Carolina's U.S. Senate seat.
Also, there's a new set of guidelines for being named North Carolina's poet laureate.
Also, U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows expresses second thoughts about his government shutdown strategy, and more.
Also, a new analysis by N.C. Insider says Rep. Tim Moffitt of Buncombe County was one of the most effective lawmakers in the GA this year.
Also, Parking-gate update, the Klingon candidate returns, and more.
Also, the city of Asheville continues to discuss changes to rules for vacation home rentals.
Also, today is Moral Monday in downtown Asheville.
Also, Turner touts his cash and Meadows farms for dollars.
Also, a showdown in the short session of the North Caorlina General Assembly, and more.
Also, the N.C. General Assembly battles over the state budget, McCrory issued his third veto of the week and more.
Also, updates on U.S. Reps. Mark Meadows and Patrick McHenry, and more.
Also, working on a repeal of Common Core standards, a budget shortfall for in the state's Medicaid plan and more.
Also, Burr gets bashed for bashing leaders of veterans groups.
Also, McCrory makes the New York Times, film industry incentives get pared back, and more.
Moffitt says the complaint, filed in March, shows how desperate his campaign challenger is.
Also, an ethics complaint filed N.C. Rep. Tim Moffitt has been dismissed, and more.
Todd Williams, has a target on his back. The latest to take aim: former Buncombe district court judge Rebecca Knight.
Buncombe county's incumbent district attorney, and an incumbent county commissioner, get the boot, while Tillis outlasts foes, and more.
Buncombe District Attorney Ron Moore loses to Todd Williams in a Democratic race, and County Commissioner Todd Williams loses to challenger Miranda DeBruhl.
Republican candidates seeking to challenge U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan are duking it out, while Democrats battle to challenge U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows.