A plan for everything

Late last month, Asheville City Council passed the Haywood Road Vision Plan, a years-long effort by community members and city staff to outline the future of the corridor. It’s not a one-time event either: Such plans for different areas of the city are a main way city leaders hope to shape the Asheville of tomorrow, and it’s a plan they want to extend to more neighborhoods. Sometimes, however, these plans can also prove controversial.

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WNCAP seeks Restaurant Ambassadors for Dining Out For Life

From the Western North Carolina Aids Project Dining Out for Life®, presented by Prestige Subaru, returns to Western North Carolina April 24, with participating restaurants in Buncombe, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, Mitchell and Transylvania Counties donating 20% of sales to support Western North Carolina AIDS Project. Dining Out For Life® volunteers, called Ambassadors, attend […]

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Asheville under glass: My night at the Oscars

In a series of blog posts, guest writer Colleen Kelly Mellor shares her senior view of a region often touted as one of America’s “Best Retirement Towns.” Mellor hopes to share the journey of an older group of society — Western North Carolinians by birth or those newly here, by choice. All offer the unique perspective of those honed on life.