Post Tagged with: "Al Whitesides"

The normally bustling Grove Arcade Outdoor Maker’s Market is quiet without the usual array of artist vendors and the pedestrian shoppers they attract./ Photo by Ed Rowles

Pandemic threatens livelihoods of Asheville artists, musicians

The pandemic’s longterm impact on Asheville artists and musicians could alter the fabric of Asheville, which has long prided itself as an arts hub.

by June 1, 2020 0 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
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Button and Co. Bagel Shop planned for Lexington Ave.

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Button and Co. Bagel Shop planned for Lexington Ave.

Also, the movie “Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter” that was shot around Western North Carolina a few years ago is out, and much more.

by March 30, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
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