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In history-making choice, local Dems pick Whitesides as new Buncombe County commissioner

In history-making choice, local Dems pick Whitesides as new Buncombe County commissioner

Members of the Buncombe County Democratic Party picked retired banker Al Whitesides to serve on the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners, District 1, on Monday night. It was a history-making choice: Whitesides is the first African-American chosen to serve on the board. He will serve through 2018. “I’d like to thank everybody for the confidence you’ve shown in me and I[Read More…]

by December 5, 2016 0 comments Asheville politics, feature
PHOTOS Political foes rumble at Trump rally in Asheville

PHOTOS Political foes rumble at Trump rally in Asheville

Police sought suspects for further charges following incidents at the political rally.

by September 13, 2016 17 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
Election 2014: Buncombe goes blue as Turner, Ager pull upsets

Election 2014: Buncombe goes blue as Turner, Ager pull upsets

On a night that saw Republicans score big wins in races across the Tar Heel state and around the country, Democrats around Asheville had reason to celebrate.