New hotel development in the City of Asheville should have less impact on nearby neighborhoods and provide more benefits to the community under new regulations approved by Asheville City Council on Feb. 23.
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The Preservation Society of Asheville and Buncombe County (PSABC) has released a statement voicing concerns with the city’s proposed development plan for Charlotte Street.
Support Asheville restaurants, while responsibly practicing social distancing. We’re all in this together. Local restaurants need your support.
Hindsight 2020 will stream via Zoom at 7:00 pm on Friday, March 5, and again at 7:00 pm on Saturday, March 6.
The City of Asheville will use funding support from Dogwood Health Trust to support people experiencing homelessness. At their Feb. 23 meeting, City Council voted to add the $50,000 donation for Code Purple shelter funding.
Slow wage growth and increasing wage inequality have characterized the U.S. labor market for the past several decades. The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted lower-wage workers, only serving to exacerbate these problems.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has updated the COVID-19 County Alert System, which shows 27 red counties, the fewest red counties in the state since the start of the County Alert System.
The U.S. government has invested billions of dollars in manufacturing, used a wartime act dozens of times to boost supplies and yet there’s still not enough covid vaccine on the way to meet demand — or even the government’s own goals for national immunization.
North Carolina residents who have an NC Quick Pass have the opportunity to participate in a pilot program testing a touchless payment system.
Evergreen Community Charter School has received $2,000 from the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation to help feed local neighbors in their time of need.
Firestorm Books & Coffee will partner with Community Housing Coalition (CHC) of Madison County for its inaugural “Shopping for Shelter” fundraising event in March.
Home sales across the North Carolina mountains continued their streak of positive gains in January, registering 859 sales across the 13-county Asheville region, an increase of 12.4 percent over sales a year ago, according to data from Canopy MLS.
Income-qualifying households in Buncombe County are eligible for free energy-saving weatherization upgrades to their homes through the Energy Saver’s Network.