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Asheville police issued Rise 'n Shine Cafe a citation Monday morning for defying local public health orders aimed at preventing the spread of Covid-19.
One of the biggest immediate impacts has been the release of about 200 people from the Buncombe County jail, a long-sought after goal by some local officials who want to convert the county jail from ...
Also, ASAP has an interim farmers market up and running every Thursday and Saturday on the campus of A-B Tech, complete with fresh produce and fresh rules for social distancing.
The downtown police district proposal faced criticism when it was first proposed about two years ago.
The city of Asheville plans to contract with Robert C. White, a retired former police chief, to serve in the interim.
Also, New Belgium has teamed up with Push Skateshop and Brainstorm Skateboards to make a limited number of boards featuring local artists, and more.
The 20-year-old suspect is in jail, and other charges are pending, according to police.
It's unclear how far the SBI will go to seek information regarding the publication of leaked police body cam video.
Also, the owner of a downtown Asheville pizza shop complained that loiterers along Biltmore Avenue are hurting his business.
One new big ticket item of spending: some $780,000 for a second set of turnout gear for Asheville firefighters.
Asheville City Council members Brian Haynes, Keith Young and Sheneika Smith said they want to take a closer look at Police Department funding.
Sean Devereux, a prominent Asheville defense attorney, is raising concerns about the integrity of Daryl Fisher, a candidate for Buncombe County sheriff.
Anderson died of natural causes, according to reports. He was 65.
The new video offers a fuller picture of the events in August 2017.
A $3.5 million operating budget deficit for the city of Asheville this coming fiscal year can be trimmed to $1.7 million, city staffers told Asheville City Council members Thursday.
Simple Cafe and Juice Bar is coming to Haywood Road in West Asheville.
A host of actions are underway, from plans to increase the hiring of more minority police officers to the creation of a Human Rights Commission.
"You look like I kicked your puppy," Barbara Whitehorn, the city's chief financial officer, told Asheville City Council after she finished her budget presentation.
Jackson's firing is the latest fallout from the publication last month of police body cam video showing an Asheville police officer beating a man.
Asheville City Council will meet on Tuesday to consider taking more action.
James E. Ferguson II was a student at Stephens-Lee High School when he first started fighting for civil rights in the 1950s.
Somebody spay-painted the words "Black lives matter" in giant letters across the front of the Fraternal Order of Police lodge early Monday.
And more cases are under review, according to Buncombe County District Attorney Todd Williams.
In other developments, Asheville attorney Ben Scales holds a press conference to criticize District Attorney Todd Williams, and Asheville City Council members get use of force training by Asheville police.
Hundreds of residents attended a Wednesday night meeting to vent their anger.
Asheville City Council wants to know how the Asheville Police Department and its officers are affected by structural racism and implicit and explicit bias.
Here's a timeline of events.
Asheville's police chief and district attorney have suggested an investigation into who leaked the police body cam video may be in order.
Who leaked the video to the Asheville Citizen-Times?
The SBI declined to investigate the incident, saying too much time had passed to make an investigation effective.
The newspaper obtained body cam video that shows an Asheville Police Department officer beating and choking a man last summer.
Also, Walter Wells, who owned and operated the Well Groomed Barber Shop on Biltmore Avenue for half a century, died recently.
Also, Blue Ridge Public Radio is hiring a full-time regional reporter, and more.
Also, WLOS-TV news reporter Evan Donovan has announced he's leaving the station, and much more.
Also, the Merrimon Avenue Ingles in North Asheville is set for a major renovation, and much more.
The Return to Love AVL campaign features bumper stickers and an Instagram account.
It's a fun little video.
Also, Walt Dickinson of Wicked Weed thinks a "certified independent craft" seal on beer is a waste of time, and more.
The new budget includes funding for the Asheville Police Department and the city's bus service.
The protesters said they were calling attention to a July 2 shooting in Asheville in which police shot and killed a man.
Police have arrested and charged a Marshall man with first-degree murder in the death of 62-year-old Tina Kessinger.
Hooper is currently deputy police chief in Alexandria, Va.