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Latest News

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WNC Nature Center sets record attendance in 2019

  2019 was an exciting year for the WNC Nature Center!   In February, a ribbon cutting highlighted a new exhibit and the introduction of two new residents — red pandas named Leafa and Phoenix, who stole the hearts of everyone who attended the event on Valentine’s Day. They are the first species to be introduced as part [...]

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME applications now open

    The City of Asheville’s Community and Economic Development Department is now accepting applications for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME, “Home Investment Partnerships Program program. The application process is online, and the link to the webinar for CDBG and HOME application is here.   The deadline for applications is [...]

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Help shape Asheville by serving on a City board or commission

  Looking for a way to get involved in local government and play a part in shaping the future of Asheville? Serving on a City of Asheville board or commission is a great place to start.   More than 250 people serve on 35 advisory boards and help guide policy decisions for the City of Asheville. Put your perspective, leadership [...]

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Upcoming Events

Multimodal Transportation Commission
January 22 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Housing Authority
January 22 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Asheville Hot Chocolate Races
January 25 @ 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Citizens Police Advisory Committee Retreat
January 25 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Board of Adjustment
January 27 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Neighborhood Advisory Committee
January 27 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Alcoholic Beverage Control Board (ABC)
January 28 @ 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Crime Stoppers
January 28 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Homeless Initiative Advisory Committee
January 28 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM