On Thursday June 10, the Asheville ABC Board, in conjunction with 12 other boards across NC, launched an underage drinking prevention campaign in Asheville. At a press conference at the Grove Park Inn, ABC Board members unveiled a new public service announcement encouraging parents to reduce teen drinking by staying involved with their children. The press [...]
23 students who participated in the City of Asheville Youth Leadership Academy, 10 of whom are graduating high school seniors, have earned a total of $133,000 in academic scholarships this year. And thanks to donations from outside supporters, the size of the 2010/2011 class will increase by 10 students. The City of Asheville Youth Leadership Academy [...]
The City of Asheville is pleased to announce the creation of its new blog page. The blog is currently in a “preview” stage while we complete final details. The blog will officially launch in the near future. The City recognizes that individuals seek information through a variety of mediums and we will continue to explore [...]
A hazardous materials spill from a train car is a scenario Asheville’s firefighters hope never happens. But if it does, the department’s HAZMAT team knows how to handle it. The team, alongside teams from Charlotte, Fayetteville and Greensboro, put their skill to the test during a May 12 drill in the Norfolk Southern rail [...]
On May 14, The City of Asheville and its partners celebrated the official opening of the 1.2 mile French Broad River Greenway Extension. The West Asheville bike and pedestrian route represents the longest continuous stretch in the city’s greenway system and connects to one of the city’s most-utilized park facilities, Carrier Park, to the Hominy [...]
City buses will once again play an integral role in Strive Not to Drive Week activities. New this year is Family Day on Saturday, May 15. Families with young children will be introduced to Asheville Transit through a bus tour and the Bus Bingo Challenge where the goal is to check-off transit-related items along [...]
The City of Asheville, NC is excited to share content though this new blog. We hope that you find the content useful and informative. Thanks for reading.