City green-lights Civic Center roof replacement Some gated communities can expand City to help fund water hookups for affordable/green housing Through snow and rain and heat and gloom of night … it leaked. Over the years, the Asheville Civic Center’s roof—probably the ailing facility’s No. 1 structural woe—has gotten less than glowing press. Celebrities have […]
Asheville City Council member Brownie Newman, who is currently running for reelection, is utilizing a creative and public-spirited campaign tactic — he’s giving away light bulbs. Not just any old light bulbs, and not just a few of them.
Asheville City Council member Brownie Newman says that, whichever way the referendum petition count falls, the public outcry over partisan elections has persuaded him that “there is enough public concern and interest that we should talk about it more.”
Asheville is now a party town — politically, that is.