How green can Asheville businesses go? City teams with chamber for Workplace Challenge

Business owners and managers, we feel you. Running a business is hard work. Employees have to be supported, customers need to be served and bills have to be paid. You have a multitude of decisions to make every day. So what if we give you credit for making the right ones? Industrial and commercial buildings alone [...]

Asheville Water Quality Report: Outstanding sources and careful treatment ensure safe supply

The City of Asheville has released its 18th annual Water Quality Report, a federally-mandated “report card” designed to educate customers on what is in their drinking water. The City of Asheville is pleased to report that the city’s drinking water continues to surpass all U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Safe Drinking Water Standards. The report is [...]

City of Asheville offices to close Friday, March 25

City of Asheville government offices will be closed Friday, March 25, as part of spring break. City of Asheville Parks and Recreation Department recreation centers will be closed except for the Montford Recreation Center, which will be open for Fun Day Out. The following recreation facilities will be open: City parks, the Riverside Cemetery, Asheville Golf [...]

City of Asheville announces Bojangles Easter Eggstravaganza

Join the City of Asheville Parks and Recreation Department for the area’s largest free egg hunt at the Bojangles’ Easter Eggstravaganza from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 19, at Carrier Park on Amboy Road. The day will be full of fun with free inflatables, crafts, face painting and family-oriented entertainment. An Easter egg hunt for [...]

No action planned by Asheville City Council on existing nondiscrimination ordinance

Mayor Esther Manheimer speaking at the March 8, 2016, City Council meeting.   On March 8, the City of Asheville received many calls related to misinformation that City Council was voting on measures to address bathroom use as it relates to gender identity. While there was discussion at Tuesday’s Governance Committee and an update from Mayor Esther Manheimer [...]

Bogus parking tickets discovered in downtown Asheville

Someone is handing out bogus parking citations in downtown Asheville. Two were discovered , March 4, when a person who received the alleged citation contacted Asheville Parking Services, and another time when a parking enforcement officer noticed one on a car and removed it. The false citations have the City of Asheville logo on them, making [...]

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