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The Asheville Citizen-Times newspaper staff is located on the second floor of this downtown building, which the newspaper's corporate owner sold in 2018.

Asheville Citizen-Times awaits layoffs, consolidation after merger deal

The new company, which will be called Gannett, will be focused on establishing a business model that puts digital offerings first.

by November 17, 2019 1 comment Asheville News
The future of Asheville’s daily newspaper in flux with proposed merger

The future of Asheville’s daily newspaper in flux with proposed merger

GateHouse Media, which owns more than 150 newspapers in the U.S. and is backed by an investment company, plans to buy Gannett Co., the second largest newspaper company in the U.S.

by August 11, 2019 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Music School appoints new program director

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Music School appoints new program director

Also, Asheville has organized a chapter of the American Institute of Graphic Arts, and more.

by July 24, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
Vinyl record-pressing business proposed for downtown Asheville

Vinyl record-pressing business proposed for downtown Asheville

Who’s driving the renewed interest in vinyl records? Millennials.

by June 18, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville Citizen-Times decimated by another round of layoffs

Asheville Citizen-Times decimated by another round of layoffs

Four journalists lost their jobs in Wednesday’s layoffs, including reporter Mark Barrett, who started at the newspaper in 1986.

by January 28, 2019 2 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville agencies, businesses aid furloughed federal workers

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville agencies, businesses aid furloughed federal workers

Also, the Asheville Fringe Festival is in full swing, and much more.

by January 22, 2019 4 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: HGTV producer to speak at AdClub WNC gathering

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: HGTV producer to speak at AdClub WNC gathering

Also, there’s new construction action on Carolina Lane at the site of a building collapse five years ago, and more.

by October 8, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville Citizen-Times staff shrinks again as work consolidated in Nashville

Asheville Citizen-Times staff shrinks again as work consolidated in Nashville

Three more newsroom jobs are being cut at the newspaper.

by April 17, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
SOLD: Asheville Citizen-Times newspaper building for $5.25 million

SOLD: Asheville Citizen-Times newspaper building for $5.25 million

The newspaper plans to lease back space and remain, while the entire interior is renovated for new tenants.

by April 6, 2018 4 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Buncombe commissioners, sheriff clash

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Buncombe commissioners, sheriff clash

Buncombe commissioners have been at odds with Buncombe County Sheriff Van Duncan before; most recently over Duncan’s proposal for a new jail, which commissioners have opposed.

by April 3, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville police beating: FBI investigates, NYT notices, Kapoor defends police chief

Asheville police beating: FBI investigates, NYT notices, Kapoor defends police chief

Hundreds of residents attended a Wednesday night meeting to vent their anger.

by March 9, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Word on the street: Asheville Citizen-Times building is being sold

Word on the street: Asheville Citizen-Times building is being sold

The number of employees working out of the Asheville Citizen-Times building at 14 O’Henry Ave. has been cut dramatically over the past decade.

by February 12, 2018 4 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Regional Airport usage sets new record

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Regional Airport usage sets new record

Asheville airport officials are set to begin studies that could lead to construction on expanding the terminal building in a couple of years.

by February 2, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Mountain Pet Rescue, new Asheville animal welfare group, raising funds

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Mountain Pet Rescue, new Asheville animal welfare group, raising funds

A Weaverville woman well-known for playing Mrs. Claus at Craggy Mountain Line died recently, and more.

by December 11, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
More layoffs at Asheville Citizen-Times

More layoffs at Asheville Citizen-Times

Gannett, the newspaper’s corporate parent company, earlier this month announced it was cutting less than 1 percent of its workforce as part of restructuring.

by September 18, 2017 12 comments Asheville News
Former Asheville Citizen-Times publisher, editorial writers launch commentary site

Former Asheville Citizen-Times publisher, editorial writers launch commentary site

Carolina Commentary encourages news organizations to share their editorials.

by July 7, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville scores final water win

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville scores final water win

Also, Hi-Wire has replaced a pale ale with a new IPA as a year-round flagship beer, and more.

by December 23, 2016 2 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: More tacos coming to Asheville as Mountain Madre, BarTaco prepare to open

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: More tacos coming to Asheville as Mountain Madre, BarTaco prepare to open

Also, the Asheville Art Museum is planning to open temporary offices on Biltmore Avenue, and much more.

by October 31, 2016 6 comments Asheville News, feature
Sacked! Asheville Citizen-Times lays off 9, including Tony Kiss, the Beer Guy

Sacked! Asheville Citizen-Times lays off 9, including Tony Kiss, the Beer Guy

The latest round of newspaper layoffs is more evidence of the unstoppable decline in print advertising.

by October 25, 2016 9 comments Asheville News, feature
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Sonora restaurant, Crucible bar now open in Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Sonora restaurant, Crucible bar now open in Asheville

Also, Crucible bar in the River Arts District is open, and much more.

by October 25, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
Hardy set to oversee Asheville Citizen-Times newspaper as new Gannett regional editor

Hardy set to oversee Asheville Citizen-Times newspaper as new Gannett regional editor

In her new job, Hardy will oversee the news-gathering efforts of four newspapers.

by September 29, 2016 2 comments Asheville News, feature
With Awtry out as Asheville Citizen-Times editor, who will lead the newsroom of the future?

With Awtry out as Asheville Citizen-Times editor, who will lead the newsroom of the future?

Awtry oversaw a dramatic newsroom reorganization and oversaw another round of layoffs during his short tenure.

by March 4, 2016 5 comments Asheville News
Raleigh News & Observer: DMV admits mistake in refusing Asheville woman voter ID

Raleigh News & Observer: DMV admits mistake in refusing Asheville woman voter ID

The DMV has promised to make up for initially turning Reba Bowser away.

by February 12, 2016 4 comments Asheville News
Asheville Citizen-Times goes all out on Bigfoot coverage

Asheville Citizen-Times goes all out on Bigfoot coverage

It’s a lame story, the daily newspaper can’t seem to get enough of it. Why? Because it brings precious website clicks.

by January 29, 2016 5 comments Opinion
Asheville Citizen-Times jacks price of a single copy of daily newspaper to $1.50

Asheville Citizen-Times jacks price of a single copy of daily newspaper to $1.50

The newspaper is fighting a losing battle: steep price increases drive down the sale of single copies of the newspaper.

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Izzy’s Coffee House opens in West Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Izzy’s Coffee House opens in West Asheville

Also, the Asheville Convention and Visitors Bureau revises hotel occupancy numbers for October, and much more.

by January 18, 2016 1 comment Asheville News
It’s deadline time for Asheville Citizen-Times buyout offers; will lay-offs follow?

It’s deadline time for Asheville Citizen-Times buyout offers; will lay-offs follow?

Just last year, the Asheville Citizen-Times laid off two employees and forced several others out through a “reorganization.”

Asheville Citizen-Times reporter Jon Ostendorff to join WLOS as investigative reporter

Asheville Citizen-Times reporter Jon Ostendorff to join WLOS as investigative reporter

Gannett environmental reporter Tonya Maxwell will replace Ostendorff as the Citizen-Times’ investigative reporter.

by May 4, 2015 4 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Has Asheville lost its weird, and more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Has Asheville lost its weird, and more

Also, Asheville’s first home built from recycled shipping containers is finished and Bold Rock Hard Cider looks to Buncombe County for temporary production facility space.

by December 30, 2014 5 comments Asheville News
Opinion: Lack of immigrants voices in Asheville Citizen-Times coverage does community disservice

Opinion: Lack of immigrants voices in Asheville Citizen-Times coverage does community disservice

Do migrant residents’ connection to this region make them “part of this community,” or do they remain apart, as problems for the rest of “us” to solve?

by November 25, 2014 10 comments Opinion
Former Asheville Citizen-Times reporter Paul Clark hired as Black Mountain News editor

Former Asheville Citizen-Times reporter Paul Clark hired as Black Mountain News editor

Clark is the third former Citizen-Times reporter to return to Gannett in recent weeks.

by November 18, 2014 5 comments Asheville News
Asheville Citizen-Times newsroom of the future: New faces abound post-layoffs

Asheville Citizen-Times newsroom of the future: New faces abound post-layoffs

Also, former Asheville Citizen-Times reporter Joel Burgess is set to return the newspaper on Monday.

by October 22, 2014 8 comments Asheville News
News obit: Henry Robinson, first African-American reporter at Asheville Citizen-Times, dies

News obit: Henry Robinson, first African-American reporter at Asheville Citizen-Times, dies

Robinson, who started at the newspaper in the late 1960s, covered everything from sports to religion.

by September 30, 2014 2 comments Asheville News
The short goodbye: Tuesday was last day for Asheville Citizen-Times newsroom staffers out under reorg

The short goodbye: Tuesday was last day for Asheville Citizen-Times newsroom staffers out under reorg

Veteran reporter Barbara Blake and photographer John Coutlakis bid farewell in two very different columns, one nostalgic, one gut-wrenching.

by September 3, 2014 5 comments Asheville News
Asheville Citizen-Times posts job listings days after layoffs as newsroom reorg shakes out

Asheville Citizen-Times posts job listings days after layoffs as newsroom reorg shakes out

The Citizen-Times has yet to explain who is doing what under the “newsroom of the future” reorganization, but a few roles are clear.

by August 28, 2014 8 comments Asheville News
Weighing the impact of a smaller, reorganized Asheville Citizen-Times newsroom

Weighing the impact of a smaller, reorganized Asheville Citizen-Times newsroom

At least one email circulating among Asheville business leaders strikes a note of concern and urges people to contact the Citizen-Times.

by August 11, 2014 2 comments Asheville News
Update: Asheville Citizen-Times newsroom staffers reapply for jobs under restructuring

Update: Asheville Citizen-Times newsroom staffers reapply for jobs under restructuring

At least four newsroom employees have decided not to reapply for their jobs, including reporter Barbara Blake, who has been at the newspaper for four decades.

by August 6, 2014 26 comments Asheville News
More Asheville Citizen-Times copy editing from 400 miles away as Gannett consolidates workflow

More Asheville Citizen-Times copy editing from 400 miles away as Gannett consolidates workflow

The likely results? The remaining copy editors in Asheville will be re-assigned, and more editing errors.

by July 28, 2014 8 comments Asheville News
Mountain Xpress reporter: I’ve been terminated following my union drive efforts

Mountain Xpress reporter: I’ve been terminated following my union drive efforts

David Forbes says the union drive is “far from over.”

by April 21, 2014 33 comments Asheville News
Snow storm highlights hypocrisy of Asheville Citizen-Times website paywall

Snow storm highlights hypocrisy of Asheville Citizen-Times website paywall

So the news is free when it is deemed important, such as times of record-breaking snowfall, but you pay when it’s not?

by February 13, 2014 29 comments Opinion
Gannett slashes 117 jobs at Greenville press; Asheville Citizen-Times to be printed in Spartanburg

Gannett slashes 117 jobs at Greenville press; Asheville Citizen-Times to be printed in Spartanburg

Gannett closed the Citizen-Times printing plant back in 2008 and cut 60 jobs.

by January 31, 2014 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville Citizen-Times publisher announces more local and national news, updated website, more

Asheville Citizen-Times publisher announces more local and national news, updated website, more

Dave Neill says the Citizen-Times plus USA Today equals better news coverage.

by January 26, 2014 10 comments Asheville News
2013 Ashvegas Year in Review: The year in Asheville media

2013 Ashvegas Year in Review: The year in Asheville media

Layoffs at the Asheville Citizen-Times, a shocking “Daily Show” interview with a conservative activist and a shake-up at Mountain Xpress all made news.

by December 30, 2013 2 comments Asheville News
Updated: Asheville Citizen-Times hires Gannett star editor Awtry for top editor job

Updated: Asheville Citizen-Times hires Gannett star editor Awtry for top editor job

Josh Awtry has won praise and notice for energizing The Coloradoan, Gannett’s newspaper in Fort Collins, Colo.

by December 12, 2013 9 comments Asheville News
NYT: Gannett to add sections of USA Today to local newspaper, including Asheville Citizen-Times

NYT: Gannett to add sections of USA Today to local newspaper, including Asheville Citizen-Times

Word on the street is that the Gannett-owned Asheville Citizen-Times will be one of the papers to see the 12-14 pages of USA Today content.

by December 11, 2013 17 comments Asheville News
New Citizen-Times publisher takes helm, faces same old challenge: making shift from print to digital

New Citizen-Times publisher takes helm, faces same old challenge: making shift from print to digital

Today is the first day on the job for Dave Neill, who arrives after another round of layoffs.

by September 9, 2013 4 comments Asheville News
Breaking: Citizen-Times publisher Randy Hammer announces retirement

Breaking: Citizen-Times publisher Randy Hammer announces retirement

Hammer has been publisher of the Citizen-Times since 2007.

by August 6, 2013 0 comments Asheville News
Wanted: One Cherokee Scout editor who toes the line

Wanted: One Cherokee Scout editor who toes the line

The basic job requirement: don’t make waves.

by March 20, 2013 5 comments Asheville News
Media blog pokes Cherokee Scout for apology over public records request

Media blog pokes Cherokee Scout for apology over public records request

Jim Romenesko notes the ass-kissing apology following the newspapers’ request for names of gun-permit holders.

by February 26, 2013 2 comments Asheville News
The Asheville Flyer, a new print monthly for kids, to debut

The Asheville Flyer, a new print monthly for kids, to debut

Created by Stu Helm, each full-color issue features jokes, puzzles and more, served up with humor and a distinct local flavor.