Post Tagged with: "Brownie Newman"

Asheville, a darling of "best of" list makers, has been silenced by a deadly new coronavirus, and nearly two dozen leaders in the arts, small business owners and elected officials predict a daunting, slow recovery./ photo by Jason Sandford

The Long Road Back: A post-pandemic Asheville faces daunting return

From budding artists to the tapas bars, here are predictions for how the pillars of Asheville’s once-thriving economy could fare.

by April 20, 2020 0 comments Asheville News
A group of Mission Hospital nurses and their supporters rallied in downtown Asheville on Sunday afternoon to show their support of the nurses effort to unionize./ photo by Jason Sandford

Mission Hospital nurses rally as unionization vote nears

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.

by March 8, 2020 0 comments Asheville News
Four seek Buncombe commissioner seat: Bellamy, Hallum, Young, Whitesides

Four seek Buncombe commissioner seat: Bellamy, Hallum, Young, Whitesides

The new commissioner will be the first African-American to sit on the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners.

by November 16, 2016 2 comments Asheville News, Asheville politics
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: First Allegiant flight from Asheville to NYC Thursday

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: First Allegiant flight from Asheville to NYC Thursday

Also, Asheville City Councilman Gordon Smith says he’s not seeking appointment to the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners, and much more.

by November 15, 2016 1 comment Asheville News
Election ’16 aftermath: celebrating, boozing, flag burning in Asheville

Election ’16 aftermath: celebrating, boozing, flag burning in Asheville

The political maneuvering is far from over.

by November 11, 2016 6 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Artist applications open for Big Crafty in Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Artist applications open for Big Crafty in Asheville

Also, somebody robbed the Lexington Corner Market, WLOS is hiring a weekend weather-guesser, and more.

by September 7, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
2016 race for Buncombe County Board of Commissioners as it stands now

2016 race for Buncombe County Board of Commissioners as it stands now

Candidates have from Dec. 1 until Dec. 21 to file for next year’s election.

by November 20, 2015 1 comment Asheville News
Buncombe County Commissioner Brownie Newman, left, chats with Board of Commissioners Chairman David Gantt last week following Gantt's press conference to announced he would fill out his term but not seek re-election next year.

Updated: Newman announce run for Buncombe County Board of Commissioners chairmanship

If Newman were to be elected chairman next year, it would set up an interesting scenario to fill his District 1 seat.

by July 27, 2015 19 comments Asheville politics
Industrial leak dumps thousands of gallons of oil into Hominy Creek; 4,000 gallons may have reached French Broad

Industrial leak dumps thousands of gallons of oil into Hominy Creek; 4,000 gallons may have reached French Broad

Asheville City Council and Buncombe County Board of Commissioners visited the scene this afternoon.

by February 15, 2014 18 comments Asheville News