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A hotel under construction on Meadow Road in Asheville./ photo by Jason Sandford

Asheville hotel moratorium? City Council wants to talk about it

An Asheville City Council committee will meet on Aug. 29 to discuss whether to move forward with a moratorium on new hotel construction.

by July 25, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
Harrah's Cherokee Center Asheville will be the new name of Asheville's civic center starting on Jan. 1, 2020.

Asheville City Council accepts Harrah’s Cherokee bid for civic center naming rights

Beginning on Jan. 1, 2020, the center will be known as the Harrah’s Cherokee Center Asheville.

by May 29, 2019 1 comment Asheville News
Passersby check out Bird electric scooters parked on the sidewalk along Biltmore Avenue on Oct. 25, the day the e-scooter company dropped about 200 of the scooters on Asheville city streets without first securing the proper city permissions. / photo by Jason Sandford

Bird is back at the table for e-scooter talks in Asheville

When Asheville City Council members passed an ordinance outlawing electric scooters on city streets, they made it clear the move was temporary.

by December 15, 2018 6 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council denies proposed Biltmore Village hotel

Asheville City Council denies proposed Biltmore Village hotel

Over the past couple of months, Asheville City Council members have indicated increasing displeasure with proposed hotel development.

by December 11, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Hotel proposal withdrawn as Asheville City Council signals growing opposition

Hotel proposal withdrawn as Asheville City Council signals growing opposition

“We are above and beyond our need for hotels in this city,” Councilman Brian Haynes said Tuesday night.

by October 23, 2018 14 comments Asheville News
A photo from a slide show presentation by Joe Minicozzi showing the activity at Greenlife grocery store's loading dock.

Jeff Bezos, it’s Asheville calling: Fix your grocery store loading dock

The world’s richest man, and the grocery store chain he owns, was a hot topic of conversation during last week’s Asheville City Council meeting.

by October 13, 2018 5 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council approves new Mainstay Suites hotel on Brevard Road

Asheville City Council approves new Mainstay Suites hotel on Brevard Road

Before her vote to approve the hotel, Asheville Mayor Esther Manheimer said City Council is struggling with the ongoing wave of hotel construction.

by October 10, 2018 2 comments Asheville News
Pack Square, Asheville, 2018.

Firefighters could begin patrolling Asheville streets to address public safety concerns

The pilot program integrates the roles of ambassador, public safety official, medical responder and law enforcement liaison, according to the proposal.

by July 10, 2018 3 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council moves to limit police searches

Asheville City Council moves to limit police searches

City Council said it wanted police to adopt a written consent policy for certain types of searches.

by May 23, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville urban farmer wants to use bow hunters to thin deer herd

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville urban farmer wants to use bow hunters to thin deer herd

Also, the owner of a downtown Asheville pizza shop complained that loiterers along Biltmore Avenue are hurting his business.

by May 16, 2018 3 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council at an April 10, 2018, budget workshop. From left: Vijay Kapoor, Sheneika Smith, Vice Mayor Gwen Wisler, Mayor Esther Manheimer, Julie Mayfield.

Asheville City Councilman Kapoor: property tax increase could help fill budget gap

Asheville City Council raised property taxes last year.

by April 24, 2018 4 comments Asheville News
Cut police funding? Asheville City Council is looking into it

Cut police funding? Asheville City Council is looking into it

Asheville City Council members Brian Haynes, Keith Young and Sheneika Smith said they want to take a closer look at Police Department funding.

by April 23, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
At Asheville City Hall, policy and personnel changes follow police controversy

At Asheville City Hall, policy and personnel changes follow police controversy

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.

by March 21, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council faces $3.2 million budget shortfall

Asheville City Council faces $3.2 million budget shortfall

“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.

by March 21, 2018 4 comments Asheville News
FIRED: Asheville City Council shows city manager Gary Jackson the door following police controversy

FIRED: Asheville City Council shows city manager Gary Jackson the door following police controversy

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.

by March 21, 2018 5 comments Asheville News
What we know so far of Asheville police beating video incident

What we know so far of Asheville police beating video incident

Here’s a timeline of events.

by March 6, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville mayor, police chief express outrage over police beating incident

Asheville mayor, police chief express outrage over police beating incident

The actions of the Asheville Police Department officer are a step backward for the department, Mayor Esther Manheimer said.

by March 1, 2018 4 comments Asheville News
Kimberlee Archie

Asheville residents urge City Council to put weight behind equity efforts

The city’s new equity and inclusion manager should have a staff and report directly to the city manager, residents said.

by February 17, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville Fed Cup Hot Sheet: USTA pledges $35,000 to Aston Park remodel

Asheville Fed Cup Hot Sheet: USTA pledges $35,000 to Aston Park remodel

For the past several years, city officials have been working on a plan to reduce the taxpayer subsidy of the Aston Park Tennis Center.

by February 12, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Location identified for 80-unit affordable housing development in Asheville River Arts District

Location identified for 80-unit affordable housing development in Asheville River Arts District

Construction of any affordable housing development is at least a few years away.

by December 22, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Airport to offer Dallas Fort Worth direct flight

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Airport to offer Dallas Fort Worth direct flight

The Windsor Hotel, a boutique hotel in downtown Asheville, recently sold for more than $9 million, and more.

by December 5, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Approved: 133-unit apartment complex for Asheville River Arts District

Approved: 133-unit apartment complex for Asheville River Arts District

Stoneyard Apartments won’t have any housing units deemed “affordable,” but it will have a restaurant, artist studios and 85 spaces for public parking on Lyman Street.

by November 14, 2017 11 comments Asheville News
South Asheville sounds off, propelling Kapoor to big City Council win

South Asheville sounds off, propelling Kapoor to big City Council win

Broadly speaking, voters were motivated by an anti-incumbent streak and a clear desire to vote against a district election plan for Asheville City Council.

by November 8, 2017 5 comments Opinion
Asheville City Council approves first boutique hotel in River Arts District

Asheville City Council approves first boutique hotel in River Arts District

Vice Mayor Gwen Wisler and Councilman Gordon Smith voted against the hotel proposal at 95 Roberts St.

by October 24, 2017 6 comments Asheville News
Vijay Kapoor, campaigning Tuesday in the Montford neighborhood./ photo by Jason Sandford

Incumbent Bothwell ousted in Asheville City Council primary; Kapoor tops field

The candidates now look ahead to the the Nov. 7 general election.

by October 10, 2017 5 comments Asheville News

With short term rentals thriving, Asheville City Council moves closer to clampdown

City Council members expressed interest in an array of tougher measures governing short term rentals in Asheville.

by October 4, 2017 1 comment Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville P&Z votes down RAD short-term rental ban

Also, there’s a new exhibit called “Wicked Plants” coming to the N.C. Arboretum, and more.

by September 7, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: So about that Vance Monument in downtown Asheville

Also, the weather forecast for solar eclipse viewing on Monday got a little less cloudy, and more.

by August 17, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council campaign cash: Goldstein banks $29,502, Roney raises $18,566

Asheville City Council campaign cash: Goldstein banks $29,502, Roney raises $18,566

In the race for campaign cash, Vijay Kapoor raised the third highest total at more than $15,000.

by August 7, 2017 1 comment Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Field almost set for Asheville City Council elections

Also, Pine Gate Renewables is opening on the South Slope, and more.

by July 21, 2017 3 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Wainscott files for Asheville mayoral run

Also, Luella’s BBQ is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a big party at its north Asheville location Saturday, and more.

by July 18, 2017 1 comment Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New bar, 27 Club, coming to Patton Ave

Also, WLOS has hired a new sports reporter to replace Luke Notestine, and more.

by July 17, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Councilman Keith Young considers run for Asheville mayor

Also, a second line memorial parade honoring Asheville musician Jeff Knorr is set for Tuesday night, and more.

by July 10, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Manheimer, Goldstein file for Asheville City Council

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Manheimer, Goldstein file for Asheville City Council

Also, construction plans for new apartments and townhouses on Haywood Road are coming up for review, and more.

by July 9, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Medical marijuana should be legal in N.C., says Asheville City Council

Medical marijuana should be legal in N.C., says Asheville City Council

Several residents shared emotional stories of how medical marijuana helped them or their family members.

by June 28, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Sister Cities sending delegation to France

Also, the Asheville Affiliates are holding their “Party with a Purpose” on Thursday, and more.

by June 20, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville district election question may be headed to city voters

Asheville district election question may be headed to city voters

Asheville City Council will hold a public hearing on the district election question at its June 27 meeting.

by June 13, 2017 1 comment Asheville News

Asheville City Council approves 3.5-cent property tax increase

The new budget includes funding for the Asheville Police Department and the city’s bus service.

by June 13, 2017 3 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Sheneika Smith announces Asheville City Council run

Also, the deadline to apply to be a part of this summer’s Big Crafty is Sunday, and much more.

by May 4, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Vassallo announces Asheville City Council run

Also, the Biltmore Estate announced the music lineup for its summer concert series, and more.

by May 1, 2017 2 comments Asheville News
Affordable housing for Asheville artists is topic of March 22 meeting

Affordable housing for Asheville artists is topic of March 22 meeting

The event kicks off a year-long feasibility assessment and market study by Artspace to determine affordable housing solutions.

by March 15, 2017 0 comments Asheville arts, Asheville News

Goldstein to run for Asheville City Council; Bothwell announces re-election bid

Also, it looks like the issue of district elections for Asheville City Council will once again come before state lawmakers.

by March 2, 2017 1 comment Asheville politics

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Kapoor, Lee announce Asheville City Council bids

Also, who might be running for mayor?

by February 13, 2017 6 comments Asheville News

Asheville City Council Election ’17 update; Roney in, Smith out

Councilman Gordon Smith won’t seek re-election, newcomer Kim Roney says she’s running and others are testing the waters.

by January 27, 2017 0 comments Asheville News, feature

Who’s running for Asheville City Council in Election ’17

Rich Lee, Kim Roney and Sheneika Smith are a few names being bandied about as possible City Council candidates this year.

by January 19, 2017 5 comments Asheville News
Updated: Asheville City Council delays Embassy Suites hotel vote

Updated: Asheville City Council delays Embassy Suites hotel vote

Two city advisory boards have split on their approval of the downtown hotel project.

by January 10, 2017 0 comments Asheville News, feature
After spike in complaints about hate speech, Asheville mayor issues statement

After spike in complaints about hate speech, Asheville mayor issues statement

In one case, an Asheville woman says she was harassed at a local grocery store.

by November 14, 2016 9 comments Asheville News, feature
Asheville Mayor Manheimer, Carl Mumpower to debate bonds on Saturday

Asheville Mayor Manheimer, Carl Mumpower to debate bonds on Saturday

The debate is set for 5 p.m. at Asheville High School.

by September 30, 2016 2 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
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: When beavers attack

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: When beavers attack

Also, there’s a Rod Murphy documentary screening Thursday about Asheville ultra runner Will Harlan, and much more.

by July 11, 2016 1 comment Asheville News, feature