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City of Asheville announces Mike Lamb to serve as Police Chief

Asheville City Manager Debra Campbell is pleased to announce that Mike Lamb, who has served as the Interim Police Chief since December 2023, has accepted the permanent position of Police Chief. Chief Lamb has served the Asheville community for more than 26 years, rising through the ranks beginning as a patrol officer and most recently promoted [...]

Community input requested for Asheville Fire Department’s Strategic Plan

As part of an ongoing commitment to collaboration and continuous improvement, the Asheville Fire Department (AFD) is excited to invite the community to participate in a survey to develop its new strategic plan. This short survey, open until March 19, will allow the department to collect the community’s thoughts, expectations, and priorities to [...]

Fit 50 Challenge motivates Asheville to stay active – even during cold weather

If tracking your progress and connecting to other community members motivates you, register for Asheville Parks & Recreation (APR)’s free Fit 50 Challenge. The city-wide celebration of wellness motivates community members to walk, run, or roll a total of 50 miles between February 1-April 1.