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Campaign season and COVID-19 in Western North Carolina: Political candidates are staying home, too

Campaign season and COVID-19 in Western North Carolina: Political candidates are staying home, too

Social media outlets and virtual town halls meetings have become critical communication tools for candidates navigating the 2020 election season.

by April 27, 2020 0 comments Asheville News
$5 million in Asheville area hotel room tax money to go toward coronavirus relief under proposed legislation

$5 million in Asheville area hotel room tax money to go toward coronavirus relief under proposed legislation

The proposed legislation, titled the “Buncombe County Tourism Jobs Recovery Act,” must be approved by the N.C. General Assembly.

by April 24, 2020 0 comments Asheville News
Buncombe commissioners agree to $3.6 million a year for early childhood education

Buncombe commissioners agree to $3.6 million a year for early childhood education

The board voted 6-1 for the new funding, with Commissioner Mike Fryar casting the lone dissenting vote.

by October 30, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Cascade Lounge has reopened

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Cascade Lounge has reopened

Also, local musician Matt Townsend has a great show coming up at The Mothlight in West Asheville, and more.

by January 11, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Officials: Buncombe County government makes cultural shift since investigation

Officials: Buncombe County government makes cultural shift since investigation

The recent comments of two Buncombe County government officials have shed a bit more light into changes made since a federal investigation into former county manager Wanda Greene.

by December 26, 2017 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
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