The City of Asheville welcomes applicants for current openings on several Boards & Commissions.
Asheville City government offices will be closed April 15 for spring break.
The City of Asheville has partnered with local organizations to host neighborhood cleanups over the next few weeks to keep litter off our streets and out of our streams. Lend a hand and enjoy physical and mental health benefits such as feeling a sense of accomplishment, getting exercise, enjoying fresh air, meeting new people, and all that comes with living in cleaner surroundings.
Asheville Parks & Recreation oversees many specialized programs to harness the transformative power of outdoor spaces, cultural arts, and active living for all members of our community. Throughout the years, the Therapeutic Recreation (TR) Program has offered many opportunities for inclusive and adaptive activities to locals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Recently the City of Asheville “flipped the switch” on a photovoltaic array, commonly known as solar panels, at the Linwood Crump Shiloh Community Center on Shiloh Road. This is the fifth City facility to include onsite renewable energy production. This completes the City’s portion of projects included in the joint initiative to install solar panels on City of Asheville, Buncombe County, Asheville City Schools, Buncombe County Schools and AB-Tech facilities.
Due to continued driver shortages, the WE1 route will only run once per hour between the ART Station and the Veterans Affairs Medical Center on Tunnel Rd. (Eastbound and Westbound) beginning Wednesday, April 13, 2022. All trips scheduled 40 minutes after the hour from the downtown ART Station Eastbound towards the VA are canceled until further [...]
Already the recipient of a national award for the Spillway and Embankment improvement project, the facility this week hosted visitors from the Environmental Protection Agency and the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality. This was the first visit for EPA Asst. Administrator Radhika Fox, who said “It’s stunning, the way that Asheville is really [...]
Asheville City Council will continue meeting in person at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at Harrah’s Cherokee Center – Asheville Banquet Hall, 87 Haywood Street.
City Manager Debra Campbell is pleased to announce that Bridget Herring has been named as the new Sustainability Director.
Code Purple this Friday and Saturday
Volunteers make an immeasurable difference in our community by filling the gaps that public service agencies and nonprofit organizations can’t bridge on their own. From coaching youth sports and mentoring students to keeping trash out of the French Broad River and growing fresh food in community gardens, Asheville has plenty of opportunities to get involved.
This morning, the North Carolina Court of Appeals issued a decision in the lawsuit filed against the City regarding the removal of the Vance Monument. In its decision, the Court affirmed the previous decision of the Buncombe County Superior Court which dismissed all of the claims against the City. This result allows the City to proceed [...]
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Today, March 31 marks the last day the Ramada Inn will operate as an emergency shelter.
Mountain families have a chance to get an up-close look at big trucks, small trucks, transit buses, construction vehicles, and more when Asheville Parks & Recreation’s Truck City AVL returns to Asheville Outlets on April 9 from 1-4 p.m. Kids and adults can explore, touch, and ask questions about [...]
Easy, creative office fitness activities can help break up the workday and provide a mental and physical boost to help you work smarter.
City of Asheville staff has compiled all of the input received so far in the process and reviewed it for themes that can be found here on the project page. Following the themes on the page, there is an opportunity to provide input. The Information was collected from: 2 Focus Groups with Chair/Vice Chairs and community [...]