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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 [...]

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North Carolina mayors urge Biden administration to finalize the strongest possible emissions standards for heavy-duty vehicles

Today, 75 mayors – including the mayors of Asheville, Chapel Hill, Charlotte, Durham and Greensboro in North Carolina – sent a letter urging the Biden administration to finalize the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) strongest proposed rule for the GHG Emissions Standards for Heavy-Duty Vehicles – Phase 3 rule (HDV rule). The HDV rule would [...]

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