Asheville City Council plans to conduct public interviews with six finalists on Tuesday, Sept. 8, then vote to make the appointment.
The candidates now look ahead to the the Nov. 7 general election.
In the race for campaign cash, Vijay Kapoor raised the third highest total at more than $15,000.
Also, Pine Gate Renewables is opening on the South Slope, and more.
Also, Luella's BBQ is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a big party at its north Asheville location Saturday, and more.
Also, the deadline to apply to be a part of this summer's Big Crafty is Sunday, and much more.
Also, the Biltmore Estate announced the music lineup for its summer concert series, and more.
Also, it looks like the issue of district elections for Asheville City Council will once again come before state lawmakers.
Also, who might be running for mayor?
Rich Lee, Kim Roney and Sheneika Smith are a few names being bandied about as possible City Council candidates this year.
The Asheville Downtown Commission rejected a downtown hotel design last week, with one member calling the design “cheesy” and another expressing reservations about the intentions of developers. On a 5-4 vote, the city advisory board dismissed ...
Why so many candidates this year? Incumbents are out, Raleigh is popping, turnout will likely be low, and more.
Also, candidates continue to line up to run for this year's Asheville City Council elections.
Simerly, who ran an unsuccessful bid for City Council in 2007, has developed close ties with a number of Democratic officeholders over the years.
Will Jan Davis seek re-election?
West Asheville neighborhood activist Rich Lee has expressed an interest in running, and Julie Mayfield, co-executive director of an Asheville nonprofit, says she's considering a run.