In her new job, Hardy will oversee the news-gathering efforts of four newspapers.
Also, Patton Public House restaurant is finally open, and much more.
Awtry oversaw a dramatic newsroom reorganization and oversaw another round of layoffs during his short tenure.
Just last year, the Asheville Citizen-Times laid off two employees and forced several others out through a "reorganization."
Coffee with an editor? A deal on drapes? Want to look at historic photos? Those are just a few of the perks of the newspaper's new, members-only Insider program.
It's another sorrowful day at the Asheville Citizen-Times.
Dave Neill says the Citizen-Times plus USA Today equals better news coverage.
Citizen-Times reporters are suddenly tweeting up a storm.
Josh Awtry has won praise and notice for energizing The Coloradoan, Gannett's newspaper in Fort Collins, Colo.