Everyone invited to Asheville equitable development workshop

You’re invited to a workshop about supporting equitable development in Asheville. The event is set for 6 p.m. July 16 at the Grant Center, 285 Livingston St. This community meeting offers an opportunity for everyone to come and learn more about equitable development and to share their ideas. The focus areas for this workshop are neighborhoods [...]

Asheville water outages scheduled

The City of Asheville Water Resources Department has several water interruptions scheduled this week: July 6-7, 9 p.m. to 6 p.m.: North District, the affected areas are Merrimon Avenue from Larchmont Drive, to Lakeshore Drive and from Lakeshore Drive to Red Oak Road, Also to included Sandon Drive, Sandon Circle, Colonial Place, Horizon Hill , Cambridge Road, [...]

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City of Asheville offices closed July 3

Asheville City government offices will be closed Friday, July 3, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. All City of Asheville Parks & Recreation Department recreation centers will be closed. The following specialized recreation facilities will be open: City parks, the Asheville Golf Course, Food Lion Skate Park, Aston Park Tennis Center, Recreation Park Pool, Malvern [...]

Asheville to operate partial bus service July 4

ART bus service routes and facilities will operate on a partial holiday schedule in Asheville on July 4. The Independence Day holiday is one of six holidays throughout the calendar year that ART offers service. Due to the Independence Day celebrations in Pack Square Park, ART will detour E1 and E2, causing the transit stop on College Street at [...]

Photos: Blue Ridge Parkway coin launched in downtown Asheville

People gathered in Pack Square Park June 25, 2015, for the launch of the Blue Ridge Parkway quarter, the 28th coin in the U.S. Mint’s America the Beautiful Quarters program. Grammy-winning musician David Holt played music during the quarter launch. Blue Ridge Parkway Superintendent Mark Woods made remarks as did Asheville City Councilman Cecil Bothwell. [...]

Asheville Police accepting applications for fall Citizen’s Policy Academy

The Asheville Police Department invites residents to apply for the fall semester of the Citizen’s Police Academy. This free program gives participants insight into the philosophy and policies that govern the Asheville Police Department’s service to the community. The class is designed to give residents an appreciation for the problems and challenges facing law enforcement, [...]

Asheville Police to hold ‘Walk with a Cop’

The Asheville Police Department will hold its first “Walk with a Cop” event at 8 a.m. June 27. This event offers a chance for citizens to get to know the officers who patrol their communities every day. It is also an opportunity for the public to ask questions and express concerns, as well as to [...]