Asheville Police Department invites neighborhoods to participate in National Night Out

  National Night Out is an annual event that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. Neighborhood events are a great way to do some community-building between residents and the Asheville Police Department. This year’s National Night Out happens on Aug. 7. It’s considered America’s Night Out Against [...]

Renee’ White named Asheville Volunteer of the Year

    When you see the list of volunteer activities Renee’ White is involved with, you may wonder how she has time for it all. President of the East End/Valley Street Neighborhood Association for seven years, Ms. White received the Volunteer of the Year Award during Asheville City Council’s May 22 meeting.   East End/Valley Street Neighborhood Association members [...]

Nominate someone for Asheville Neighborhood Volunteer of the Year

You know that person who always organizes neighborhood meetings, work days or holiday get-togethers? How about getting her or him a little recognition?   For its second year, Neighborhood Advisory Committee is seeking nominations for an Asheville Neighborhood Volunteer of the Year Award.   The committee seeks to recognize and honor a city resident who has an exemplary record [...]

Asheville emergency communications tower to be replaced this fall

The City of Asheville is in the process of replacing one of our public safety communications towers on Beaucatcher Ridge at the former White Fawn Reservoir site. This site has been an excellent resource in support of radio communications for police, fire departments, and state highway patrol agencies in our region for more than 25 [...]

Asheville Neighborhood Profile – Chestnut Hills

Chestnut Hills Neighborhood encompasses an area north of the downtown Central Business District that starts at the corner of East Chestnut/Merrimon Avenue, running northward to Hillside Street, east to Julia Street, north to Annandale Avenue, east to Cornelia Street, south to Hillside Street and west to Washington Street. Most of the neighborhood is part of [...]