After meeting with the manager of the Asheville [Visitor Center gift shop] to discuss possibly selling her AHHH Asheville T-shirt bags designed in part to bring needed money to Homeward Bound, I was approached for money by a homeless veteran outside of Harris Teeter. He had me at “veteran who was temporarily homeless” (and very […]
Housing is the main agenda item at the April 28 Asheville City Council meeting.
“Dear Love Town Group: Thank you for having the bravery to do what I only dreamed of doing.”
“I was curious to find no mention of how good raw milk tastes, compared to pasteurized homogenized milk, in your articles on the subject.”
“As the popularity of raw milk grows, it needs to be both the responsibility of the farmer and of the consumer to be educated of the risks and talk openly about them. “
“In Reading food rights and raw-milk activist David Gumpert’s [interview] on ‘The raw milk debate,’ I was struck by his passion for his subject, but at the same time his ignorance and omission of one of the most important facts as to why the pasteurization of milk has become mandatory in this country.”
“As a transplanted Northerner, I have always been amazed that the South wants to glorify its past Confederate history while being so quick to overlook its true history, both past and present, of violence, hate, impoverishment and economic and chattel slavery of people. “
“I like your [movie] reviews and comments, but it would be nice if you also had a link to where the movie is playing. “
” I noticed that both the cover designer and photographer were credited, but nowhere could I find a caption about the photo subject.”
“Writing this as an informed medical consumer and also as a practicing pharmacist in North Carolina, I can attest to the effectiveness of EDTA IV chelation.”
“This is to alert your readers to a performance far above what is commonly available. The N.C. Stage Company is putting on An Iliad through April 19.”
“In collaboration with the city of Asheville’s Office of Sustainability and Lenoir-Rhyne University’s Center for Graduate Studies of Asheville, I am conducting a survey of commercial waste-management practices in downtown Asheville.”
Local sustainable builders and the Western North Carolina Green Building Council reached an important milestone last month with the certification of the 1,000th Green Built North Carolina home in the greater Asheville area.
“Triple kudos to the city’s Transportation Department!”
A few dozen fast-food workers walked off the job April 15 in support of an international action to raise the pay of low wage workers. The action marked the first time the nationwide Fight For 15 movement has made its presence known in Asheville.
With the iconic, 118-year-old obelisk set to begin a restoration process this month (and renewed examination of the native son/former Civil War governor for which it is named), here are some suggestions for new uses of the reinvigorated Vance Monument.
State laws could put the bite on Asheville’s budget. Tax changes were discussed during a scheduled item about the fiscal year 2015-2016 city fees and charges at the April 14 City Council meeting.
Yes, they’re striking for an increase in wages, but it’s not just about that, and the issue goes beyond conditions at fast-food chains.
The new Wall Street bar is planed to open in time for high tourist season in late May, featuring cocktails, an outdoor patio in the front, and a modern, lounge-inspired atmosphere.
Asheville City Council has a light schedule for its regular April 14 meeting. Council members will hear a resolution to approve preliminary steps in evaluating the condition of the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, as well as tackle some administrative tasks in Buncombe County’s purchase of a 137-acre plot on Ferry Road near Bent Creek from Henderson County.