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City of Asheville congratualtes Asheville Fire Department recent graduates

After several months of firefighter training that was both mentally and physically challenging, 21 new recruits of the Asheville Fire Department graduated to join  with firefighters currently serving the Asheville community.  March 23 was graduation night for these members.   But before ceremonies and celebrations, came the hours of hard work and a committment to the dedication required [...]

City of Asheville crews to start work on a portion of sidewalk along Charlotte St. March 27

The City of Asheville Street Department will be starting a tree and sidewalk improvement project on Monday March 27th, along Charlotte St. near the Biltmore Ave. intersection.    Workers will be upgrading sidewalks to meet ADA compliance. During this process, 5 sweetgum trees, a non-native species for the elevation of Asheville, will be replaced with 5 trees, [...]

Community invited to Senior Games 2023 opening ceremony

All community members are invited to celebrate older athletes and artists during the opening ceremony for this year’s Asheville-Buncombe Senior Games and SilverArts (ABSGSA) on Thursday, March 30, from 2-5 p.m. at Carrier Park. There will be music, refreshments, brief remarks, and giveaways throughout the day. The ceremony is free and allows [...]

City of Asheville seeks resident and business owner input on single-use plastic reduction

The City of Asheville wants to hear from you! The City is considering actions to curb the consumption of single-use plastic bags at point of sale and expanded polystyrene (aka StyrofoamTM) foodware containers.  This short survey should take less than ten minutes to complete and will ask residents and businesses to share their experiences with [...]