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.
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.
City officials currently have no plans to lay off or furlough city staff during the coronavirus crisis.
The city of Asheville plans to contract with Robert C. White, a retired former police chief, to serve in the interim.
City officials said Tuesday that the issue of discolored water in its system should be resolved by Friday.
Asheville City Council has announced that it plans to meet on Wednesday to execute a contract to hire a new city manager.