Asheville City Council
The CEO of the YWCA of Asheville has quit, becoming the second Black woman in a month to leave a high-profile job with a mission of improving racial equity in the city.
Mosley will be sworn in at City Council's next meeting later this month.
Asheville City Council plans to conduct public interviews with six finalists on Tuesday, Sept. 8, then vote to make the appointment.
Asheville City Council voted to table a nearly $83,000 contract with a consulting firm that would investigate the actions of the Asheville Police Department during protests in early June.
The city of Asheville plans to hire a consultant to provide an analysis of whether the strategies and tactics employed by local police during the recent racial justice protests were consistent with best practices of ...
The review of open-carry gun laws and their enforcement comes following a clash Monday between a group of protesters and counter-protesters who faced off over a "Defund the Police" mural painted on a city street.
The entire Vance Monument should be covered up to reflect "the death and eventual erasure of this racist landmark from our public realm," according to a proposal from a local professor of architecture and a ...
City officials currently have no plans to lay off or furlough city staff during the coronavirus crisis.
Also, the Asheville Ballet has announced it is canceling a concert during its main season for the first time in its 60-year history.
The One Buncombe emergency relief fund will include both a both an individual and a small business relief component.
Mission Hospital registered nurses will vote by secret ballot in the next 20 days or so on whether to join the National Nurses United union.
Development on the property may include housing, a restaurant or office space to help cover the annual cost of maintaining the park components, according to plans presented.
The Asheville Planning & Zoning Commission approved a slightly revised plan that calls for a 138-room hotel, 37 condos and about 1,100 square feet of commercial space.
An Asheville City Council committee will meet on Aug. 29 to discuss whether to move forward with a moratorium on new hotel construction.
The project, which could bring 600 new apartments to 4.4 acres between Coxe and Asheland avenues, is set to be presented to the South Slope Neighborhood Association on Tuesday.
Leni Sitnick was elected Asheville's first woman mayor in 1997.
Asheville City Councilwoman Julie Mayfield, who last month said she opposed the Flatiron hotel proposal, said Tuesday night that her concerns had been addressed and she now favored it.
A planned mayoral vote by telephone and revelations regarding the criminal past of one of the Flatiron Building's owners offer new wrinkles to tonight's planned discussion.
Voters in 2020 are set to elect Asheville City Council members by district for the first time ever.
The naming rights issue is controversial, with competing bids from U.S. Cellular and Harrah's Cherokee Casino.
City Council did not vote on the matter, but four council members indicated their opposition to the hotel plans, including Councilwoman Julie Mayfield, considered by many to be a swing vote on the issue.
During the public comment portion of Tuesday night's meeting, no member of the public spoke against the project.
Asheville civic center officials have three proposals from entities interested in the naming rights to what is now known as the U.S. Cellular Center.
The Asheville Technical Review Committee hearing is the project's next step in the bureaucratic quest for approval.
When Asheville City Council members passed an ordinance outlawing electric scooters on city streets, they made it clear the move was temporary.
Over the past couple of months, Asheville City Council members have indicated increasing displeasure with proposed hotel development.
The commission unanimously approved one hotel project near Biltmore Village. The other project, along Biltmore Avenue, passed with a 5-2 vote.
The hotel proposal moves on the Asheville Planning & Zoning Commission for review.
Asheville City Council has announced that it plans to meet on Wednesday to execute a contract to hire a new city manager.
The world's richest man, and the grocery store chain he owns, was a hot topic of conversation during last week's Asheville City Council meeting.
Before her vote to approve the hotel, Asheville Mayor Esther Manheimer said City Council is struggling with the ongoing wave of hotel construction.
The Flatiron Building has served as an office building in downtown Asheville since its opening in 1927.
Also, there's a big new economic development announcement for the Enka Commerce Park, and more.
Also, a new CBD dispensary on Merrimon Avenue has changed its name, and much more.
A decision from the N.C. Court of Appeals could come later this year.
The plans are in the earliest stages, but moving ahead.
What aspect of a new naming rights deal with Asheville city officials value more: the bottom line dollar amount, or establishing a partnership with a corporate entity that shares city values?
The pilot program integrates the roles of ambassador, public safety official, medical responder and law enforcement liaison, according to the proposal.
The proposed redevelopment of the corner of Charlotte and Chestnut streets would include a large apartment complex and retail shops.