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Chris Bailey, the next Aheville Police Chief.

Chris Bailey is Asheville’s Next Police Chief

After a national search informed by robust input from the local community, City Manager Debra Campbell is excited to announce that Chris Bailey will become Asheville’s next police chief.

Children working on art projects outside in the grass.

Cultural Arts and Science in Pritchard Park

Join LEAF Schools and Streets for cultural arts from both local and global traditions on Wednesday nights from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm in Pritchard Park, now through August 7, 2019!

A dryer with towels hanging out of it.

16 Ways to Save Money in the Laundry Room

Laundry is no one’s favorite chore, and it doesn’t help that washers and dryers are among the costliest appliances to operate. Since most of us do at least a few loads of laundry each week, it’s worth taking steps to reduce energy use.

Volunteers participating in the Tuck River Cleanup.

Outdoor Gear Companies Team Up for French Broad River Cleanup

United By Blue, the outdoor apparel brand that pledges to remove a pound of trash from the world’s oceans and waterways for every product sold, has announced its plans for a warehouse sale and community cleanup weekend in Asheville, NC.

"Cascade" by Mark Holland.

Mark Holland at the Grand Bohemian Gallery

The Grand Bohemian Gallery has debuted a new collection of works by Asheville artist Mark Holland. The collection will remain on view through June 24, 2019.

Tomatoes and carrots sitting on a black table.

Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

The first tomatoes have arrived at farmers tailgate markets! If you’re thinking this seems exceptionally early for tomatoes, you’re not wrong.