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Primary Election Day is Today!

Polls are open from 6:30 am to 7:30 pm today on Election Day, Tuesday, May 17, 2022. All voters in line at 7:30 pm will be able to cast a ballot.

Folk Art Center

Folk Art Center a Rare Jewel on the Blue Ridge Parkway

Asheville is fortunate to have a unique combination of people, businesses, activities, and interesting side roads that come together to give it a depth of spirit unlike any other city in the South.

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Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

Pollen-induced spring allergies have seemed particularly high in our region this year. Many of us are searching for miracle cures to stop the sneezing.

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‘Recycle Right’ With the Help of AVL Collects

Are you “recycling right?” We’ve all had that moment when we’ve gotten confused on what the City of Asheville accepts and does not accept in the Big Blue recycling bins.

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Are You Thinking About Purchasing an Electric Vehicle?

Electric vehicles (EVs) have become increasingly popular as they’ve grown more affordable and available in the United States. EV owners enjoy reduced maintenance and fuel costs, as well as a reduced impact on the environment compared to a typical gasoline-fueled vehicle.

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Take a Ride With LaZoom Comedy Tours

Asheville is widely known as a unique, lovely, giddy little city. There’s never been anything quite like it, and there’s never been anything anywhere like the multiple award-winning LaZoom Comedy Tours!