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Latest News

Asheville Summer Camp 2021 poster
Asheville Parks & Recreation announces summer camps for 2021

Registrations begins March 1   Asheville Parks & Recreation announces a fun and exciting camp line-up for summer! Our camps may look a little different this year, but we’re still bringing the fun for youth and teens at our camp locations. All programs will follow public health guidelines and include enhanced safety measures, limited numbers of participants [...]

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Asheville Fire’s dual driver ladder truck maneuvers through tight spots, features tall ladder

  Hey Asheville, have you wondered what kind of fire truck AFD’s dual driver ladder truck is?    It’s called a tiller truck or a tractor drawn aerial (TDA). This hook-and-ladder truck features a specialized turntable ladder mounted on a semi-trailer truck. Ladder 1 was purchased for $1.2 million back in 2019.  It runs out of the downtown [...]

Windsor hotel
New Asheville hotel development ‘Public Benefits Table’ designed to meet community needs

    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 City Council Feb. 23.    Prior to adoption of the new regulations, City Attorney Brad Branham explained to Council that North Carolina law does not allow municipalities to outright ban [...]

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Upcoming Events

Asheville City Board of Education
March 1 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Civic Center Commission
March 2 @ 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Planning and Zoning Commission
March 3 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Affordable Housing Advisory Committee
March 4 @ 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Civil Service Board
March 4 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Greenway Committee
March 4 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Mountain Community Capital Fund Committee
March 5 @ 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Planning and Economic Development Committee
March 8 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM