More of what's going around in Asheville as the week winds down.
Members of the Buncombe County Democratic Party picked retired banker Al Whitesides to serve on the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners, District 1, on Monday night. It was a history-making choice: Whitesides is the first ...
The new commissioner will be the first African-American to sit on the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners.
Also, Asheville City Councilman Gordon Smith says he's not seeking appointment to the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners, and much more.
The political maneuvering is far from over.
Former police chief Will Annarino says he's "appalled and saddened" by council's lack of leadership, and by the deterioration of a once proud police agency.
Thursday’s intense rainstorm brought down a large oak onto the West Asheville home of Mayor Terry Bellamy and her family. WLOS has the story. A large tree fell on the house of Asheville Mayor Terry ...