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Latest News

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Buncombe County, City of Asheville issue local action to reduce COVID-19 transmission

    After seeing some stability only a couple of weeks ago, Buncombe County has identified 5,375 total cases of COVID-19. We are consistently adding 60 new cases a day on average. We now have experienced 125 COVID-19 related deaths – each one of these a neighbor of ours, a person who lived here with us.   Our key [...]

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Asheville Police Department encourages residents to use online reporting tool

    The Asheville Police Department is encouraging individuals who want to report certain types of non-emergencies to use the Police to Citizen tool (P2C) available online by visiting  https://ashevillepd.policetocitizen.com.   It is crucial to remember that this tool is not a replacement for calling 9-1-1 in the event of an emergency.   The online reporting module allows [...]

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Following governor’s order, ART bus riders to be required to wear masks, max capacity reduced to 10

  In accordance with Governor Cooper’s latest Executive Order 180, City of Asheville Transit will begin enforcing face covering requirements for riders and will reduce the maximum passenger capacity per bus to 9 people plus the driver beginning at 5 p.m.  Nov. 25.   On Nov. 23, Governor Cooper issued PostAsheville Redefines TransitFeaturedNewsTransit

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Upcoming Events

Holidays – Thanksgiving
November 26 - November 27
CANCELED – Public Art and Cultural Commission
November 26 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
MEETING CANCELED – Civic Center Commission
December 1 @ 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Planning and Zoning Commission
December 2 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Affordable Housing Advisory Committee
December 3 @ 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Civil Service Board
December 3 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Greenway Committee
December 3 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM