Some of the personal attacks verged on being petty and bitter as the debate Saturday night wore on.
Also, Asheville Catholic School wants to build an 11,650-square-foot addition to its existing school building, and more.
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.
Coronavirus is sweeping through North Carolina nursing homes, claiming an astonishing toll of more than 375 dead.
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.
The group's slogan: "Pro Mask = Pro Asheville."
Festival organizers say its all about staying engaged with audiences. This weekend, Downtown After 5 kicks off a new streaming series, and LEAF goes virtual this weekend as V-LEAF.
Buncombe County public health officials are easing up coronavirus restrictions, but some small business owners remain wary, even as they struggle financially.
Check out the video submissions of the top four winning poets in the online version of Humans and Poetry's Asheville slam series.
The JetStream Music Festival will feature Asheville songstress Jane Kramer, the first musician featured in the four-year-old Music on the Fly program at the Asheville Regional Airport.
New Asheville restaurants still in the works include Tacos El Gallo, Pachamama5, Jettie Rae's, Asheville Proper and more.
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 ...
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Also, Sunshine Sammies is open and serving ice cream sandwiches and other treats curbside from their ice cream truck, which is parked in front of their South Lexington Avenue shop, and more.
Silverball Subs has opened on New Leicester Highway and are slinging to-go sandwiches, and much more.
Listen to "Crazy Alonge (Quarantine)", Asheville musician Morgan Geer's melancholy meditation on isolation during the novel coronavirus.
The beneficiary of the first raffle will be Haywood Street Congregation. The fundraising goal: $20,000.
Also, the One Buncombe emergency relief fund for Asheville and Buncombe County has topped $1 million in donations, and more.
City officials currently have no plans to lay off or furlough city staff during the coronavirus crisis.
Also, in case you missed it, the James Beard Award nominations have been postponed (there are several Asheville chefs in the running) and more.
Also, the Asheville Ballet has announced it is canceling a concert during its main season for the first time in its 60-year history.
Also, Asheville area photographer Mike Belleme documents Western North Carolina residents' response to the coronavirus outbreak for Rolling Stone magazine, and more.
Also, greeting card and gift shop Whist has a bunch of fun puzzle for sale this weekend, as does local toy store Dancing Bear.
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.
At Masks of Love, a small dedicated band of doctors, home sewers, business owners, professional seamstresses and other volunteers are working around the clock to produce face masks.
Rachel McIntosh hopes to photograph 500 families as part of her portraiture series, which she is called Asheville 6ft Apart.
The One Buncombe emergency relief fund will include both a both an individual and a small business relief component.
The streets belonged to the unhoused poor, gathered in clusters here and there or walking alone, burdened with heavy bundles and unmet needs.