Starbucks barista and campaign organizer Nicole Krieger with one of last year's recipients, Shiiquan McAlpin. Photo courtesy of Nicole Krieger.

Charlotte Street Starbucks collects donations to send kids to camp

Starbucks employees at the Charlotte Street location kick off their second year of fundraising efforts to help send Asheville kids from low-income families to summer camp. Last year the campaign raised over $1,500 via in-store collection jars and donations. The fundraiser is unique to the Charlotte Street location, which began as part of the company’s Global […]

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UPDATE: APD investigating three robberies, possibly related

Press Release From the Asheville Police Department Update: 14-029970, December 26, 2014 at approximately 9:05 p.m., officers from the Asheville Police Department responded to an armed robbery at Rita’s Ice Cream located at 5 Regent Park Blvd. They arrived to find that a male suspect had robbed the business at gunpoint. No one was injured […]