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GE Aviation announces expansion in Buncombe, Ashe counties

GE Aviation announces expansion in Buncombe, Ashe counties

GE Aviation’s ceramic jet engine parts are in high demand because of their lightweight and heat-resistant properties.

by March 1, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville mayor, police chief express outrage over police beating incident

Asheville mayor, police chief express outrage over police beating incident

The actions of the Asheville Police Department officer are a step backward for the department, Mayor Esther Manheimer said.

by March 1, 2018 4 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Councilman Young files to run for Charlotte seat in U.S. House

Asheville City Councilman Young files to run for Charlotte seat in U.S. House

There’s no constitutional requirement that a member of the U.S. House of Representatives must live in the district they represent.

by March 1, 2018 2 comments Asheville News
Asheville Citizen-Times details police beating of jaywalking suspect

Asheville Citizen-Times details police beating of jaywalking suspect

The newspaper obtained body cam video that shows an Asheville Police Department officer beating and choking a man last summer.

by March 1, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
Asheville students plan rally against school shootings March 24

Asheville students plan rally against school shootings March 24

Students say they want to communicate their frustration with the current state of gun violence, as well as leaders’ failures to act to keep students safe.

by February 27, 2018 4 comments Asheville News
New Hilliard Avenue Apartments project planned in downtown Asheville

New Hilliard Avenue Apartments project planned in downtown Asheville

The new apartment building is planned for an area that’s been a hot spot of new residential construction.

by February 27, 2018 8 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Buncombe most intoxicated, disruptive in NC, report states

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Buncombe most intoxicated, disruptive in NC, report states

Also, magician David Blaine is coming to Asheville, and more.

by February 26, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Beloved West Asheville bilingual preschool, Casa Dei Bambini, closing in June

Beloved West Asheville bilingual preschool, Casa Dei Bambini, closing in June

Casa Dei Bambini opened in 2004 in the Malvern Hills home of Stephanie Crawford and David Wilson.

by February 23, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
Buncombe County baby names in 2017: Emma and William top lists

Buncombe County baby names in 2017: Emma and William top lists

There are hundreds of names listed, from Gunnar and Ja’Marion to Loyalty and Milagro.

by February 22, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Edna’s coffee shop in north Asheville closes

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Edna’s coffee shop in north Asheville closes

The annual All Go West summer music festival in West Asheville announces the dates for this year’s event, and more.

by February 22, 2018 4 comments Asheville News
Sold! Two Asheville South Slope lots on Coxe Ave for $2.1 million

Sold! Two Asheville South Slope lots on Coxe Ave for $2.1 million

Real estate on the South Slope remains some the hottest downtown property.

by February 22, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Eurisko Beer Company, newest Asheville craft brewery, opens

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Eurisko Beer Company, newest Asheville craft brewery, opens

American Vinyl Co., which can press short runs of vinyl recordings for clients, is opening soon in London District Studios, and more.

by February 21, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Montreat evangelist Rev. Billy Graham, who preached to millions worldwide, dies

Montreat evangelist Rev. Billy Graham, who preached to millions worldwide, dies

Graham filled stadiums around the world with his message of God’s love.

by February 21, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: ‘Bright Star’ coming to Raleigh

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: ‘Bright Star’ coming to Raleigh

Also, Carolina Panthers star linebacker Luke Keuchly was spotted at Oscar Blues Brewery over the weekend, and more.

by February 18, 2018 3 comments Asheville News
Tyler Garrison/ photo courtesy of Stephan Pruitt

Reports: Asheville Regeneration Station owner killed in motorcycle crash

Tyler Garrison started his business through a desire to keep junk out of the landfill.

by February 18, 2018 12 comments Asheville News
Kimberlee Archie

Asheville residents urge City Council to put weight behind equity efforts

The city’s new equity and inclusion manager should have a staff and report directly to the city manager, residents said.

by February 17, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Op-Ed: Rising fees hurt Asheville’s Aston Park Tennis Center

Ashvegas Op-Ed: Rising fees hurt Asheville’s Aston Park Tennis Center

If Asheville City Council wants to convert Aston Park into a country club-like facility, they’re well on their way to doing so.

by February 17, 2018 2 comments Asheville News, Opinion
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Four Asheville 2018 James Beard Award nominees

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Four Asheville 2018 James Beard Award nominees

Also, Larry Colemon’s Sign Shop on Haywood Road in West Asheville has been sold, and more.

by February 17, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville CrossFit gyms raise cash for Our Voice

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville CrossFit gyms raise cash for Our Voice

Also, the New Mountain AVL music venue is available for lease, and more.

by February 17, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville Regional Airport report: New airplane parking, security update, more

Asheville Regional Airport report: New airplane parking, security update, more

The airport authority also approved a new fee structure for limo, taxi and Uber drivers.

by February 17, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: First WNC Bigfoot Festival set for September

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: First WNC Bigfoot Festival set for September

Also, The Hop on Merrimon reopens today after a significant renovation, and more.

by February 14, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Poutine restaurant coming to north Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Poutine restaurant coming to north Asheville

Also, work has started on the new bar that’s going into the former Kim’s Wig Shop location, and more.

by February 14, 2018 2 comments Asheville News
Ben & Jerry’s planning to open downtown Asheville ice cream shop

Ben & Jerry’s planning to open downtown Asheville ice cream shop

A Ben & Jerry’s fanchisee has pulled construction permits to open an ice cream shop on Haywood Street in the heart of downtown.

by February 12, 2018 15 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
Asheville Fed Cup Hot Sheet: USTA pledges $35,000 to Aston Park remodel

Asheville Fed Cup Hot Sheet: USTA pledges $35,000 to Aston Park remodel

For the past several years, city officials have been working on a plan to reduce the taxpayer subsidy of the Aston Park Tennis Center.

by February 12, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville Fed Cup Hot Sheet: Venus Williams wins big Saturday

Asheville Fed Cup Hot Sheet: Venus Williams wins big Saturday

Official attendance for the Fed Cup action at the US Cellular Center in Asheville was 5,208.

by February 11, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
2018 Fed Cup team photo at US Cellular Center in Asheville./ photo by Jason Sandford

Asheville Fed Cup Hot Sheet: Serena’s big comeback

Serena Williams says playing in the first round of the 2018 Fed Cup in Asheville is the “perfect opportunity to try to come back.”

by February 10, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville Fed Cup Hot Sheet: Order of play, court condition comments

Asheville Fed Cup Hot Sheet: Order of play, court condition comments

USA Coach Kathy Rinaldi says the condition of the court has improved throughout the week.

by February 9, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Former Trump administration official Michael Flynn spotted in Asheville

Former Trump administration official Michael Flynn spotted in Asheville

Flynn, who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI in December, enjoyed a beer and a game of ping-pong at Twin Leaf Brewery.

by February 9, 2018 10 comments Asheville News
Asheville Fed Cup Hot Sheet: Venus and Serena practice, a Biltmore visit, more

Asheville Fed Cup Hot Sheet: Venus and Serena practice, a Biltmore visit, more

Netherlands Coach Paul Haarhuis wasn’t in a good mood on Wednesday.

by February 8, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville Fed Cup Hot Sheet: Draw ceremony, other free public events

Asheville Fed Cup Hot Sheet: Draw ceremony, other free public events

Friday’s draw event will be a great chance for the public to see their favorite players, including Venus and Serena Williams.

by February 7, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville Fed Cup Hot Sheet: Downtown parking, street closures, bus routes

Asheville Fed Cup Hot Sheet: Downtown parking, street closures, bus routes

Getting around downtown Asheville’s going to be a pain this week. Here’s some guidance.

by February 7, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Reba McEntire at Sunny Point Cafe in West Asheville

Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Reba McEntire at Sunny Point Cafe in West Asheville

Reba had a soup and salad at the popular West Asheville eatery last week.

by February 6, 2018 2 comments Asheville News
Complete Sears store overhaul at Asheville Mall up for review

Complete Sears store overhaul at Asheville Mall up for review

Yes, we’re talking about building some 200 apartments at the Asheville Mall. And a new movie theater. And a new restaurant.

by February 5, 2018 4 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville police investigate after human remains found

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville police investigate after human remains found

Also, Walter Wells, who owned and operated the Well Groomed Barber Shop on Biltmore Avenue for half a century, died recently.

by February 5, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: AUX Bar planned for downtown Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: AUX Bar planned for downtown Asheville

Also, Asheville actor Alphie Hyorth has a significant role in the hit film “I, Tonya,” and more.

by February 4, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville’s Burial Beer says second location to open summer 2018

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville’s Burial Beer says second location to open summer 2018

Corner Kitchen Catering has closed, and more in this edition of the Hot Sheet.

by February 4, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Status update: Construction of I-26 Connector in Asheville

Status update: Construction of I-26 Connector in Asheville

The road project, which will cost about of three quarters of a billion dollars, is set to start right-of-way acquisition in 2019.

by February 3, 2018 0 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
Asheville panelists examine history of Confederate monuments

Asheville panelists examine history of Confederate monuments

The discussion was wide-ranging, and there was no clear consensus among panelists about what to do with Asheville’s most prominent Confederate marker, the Vance Monument.

by January 31, 2018 7 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville police investigate fatal shooting Friday

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville police investigate fatal shooting Friday

Also, Blue Ridge Public Radio is hiring a full-time regional reporter, and more.

by January 22, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Car wash patrons snarl West Asheville traffic

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Car wash patrons snarl West Asheville traffic

Also, High Noon Coffee Roasters is planning to open on Charlotte Street, and more.

by January 22, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
Asheville hotelier: We’re moving on Embassy Suites plan despite city appeal of court decision

Asheville hotelier: We’re moving on Embassy Suites plan despite city appeal of court decision

Shaunak Patel says he’s so confident in his case that he may risk starting construction prior to resolving the state appeal.

by January 21, 2018 19 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Regional Airport updates, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Regional Airport updates, more

Asheville airport officials are set to begin a couple of studies that will likely lead to an expansion of the terminal.

by January 20, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Breaking down the cost of an Asheville snowstorm

Breaking down the cost of an Asheville snowstorm

City crews used 617 tons of salt on roadways and 3.75 tons of salt on sidewalks after a Dec. 8 storm dropped more than half a foot of snow on Asheville.

by January 19, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Action at proposed Embassy Suites hotel site in downtown Asheville: demolition permits pulled

Action at proposed Embassy Suites hotel site in downtown Asheville: demolition permits pulled

Asheville City Council voted in January 2017 to deny the developer permission to move forward. The developer appealed in Superior Court and won a decision in October.

by January 18, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Pleb Urban Winery, Waku Waku and more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Pleb Urban Winery, Waku Waku and more

Also, the first Songsmith Gathering in Brevard in April will feature music by The Wood Brothers, Darrell Scott, Sarah Siskind, Beth Wood and more.

by January 18, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Downtown Asheville to see new Market Street condos

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Downtown Asheville to see new Market Street condos

Updates on the proposed Parisian Hotel, downtown busking and parking, and more.

by January 17, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Appalachian Games set for WNC Ag Center in April

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Appalachian Games set for WNC Ag Center in April

Also, Blue Ridge Crossfit is mired in controversy, and more.

by January 16, 2018 0 comments Asheville News