Local Matters: County Commission, CTS, Women In Business and more food trucks-attachment0

Local Matters: County Commission, CTS, Women In Business and more food trucks

In this edition of the Mountain Xpress’ local news podcast: Jake Frankel on the most recent Buncombe County Commission meeting; Susan Andrew with the latest on the CTS cleanup; Tracy Rose on the Women In Business supplement and David Forbes on the Asheville City Council meeting about downtown food trucks.

Local Matters: The Bele Chere hip-hop controversy, food trucks and Buncombe County Commission update-attachment0

Local Matters: The Bele Chere hip-hop controversy, food trucks and Buncombe County Commission update

In this edition of Local Matters — the Xpress weekly news podcast — reporter David Forbes talks about the controversy over the Bele Chere committee’s reluctance to book hip-hop artist DJ Kool, and gives updates on the ongoing food truck ordinance battle. Reporter Christopher George also gives a rundown of the recent Buncombe County Commission meeting.

Local Matters: The business of being a doctor, County Commission updates and UNCA environmentalism-attachment0

Local Matters: The business of being a doctor, County Commission updates and UNCA environmentalism

In this edition of Local Matters—the Xpress weekly news podcast—news intern Caitlin Byrd talks about her story on the business of being a doctor, reporter Jake Frankel gives details on the most-recent Buncombe County Commission meeting, and environmental reporter Susan Andrew talks about the ongoing efforts of a UNCA student environmental group.

Local Matters: The buzz around Buncombe County, Volvo and Linamar-attachment0

Local Matters: The buzz around Buncombe County, Volvo and Linamar

In this edition of Local Matters—the Xpress weekly news podcast—reporters David Forbes and Jake Frankel discuss the recent announcement about the purchase of the former Volvo plant in South Asheville by Buncombe County as part of an incentive deal to bring the Linamar manufacturing company to the city. Hosted by News Editor Margaret Williams.

Local Matters: Local economy, employment outlook and Buncombe County budget-attachment0

Local Matters: Local economy, employment outlook and Buncombe County budget

In this episode of the Mountain Xpress Local Matters podcast, news editor Margaret Williams talks with reporter David Forbes about the trends in the local economic recovery. Reporter Christopher George contributes a report about the local employment situation, as well as an update about the recent Buncombe County Commission budget meeting.

Local Matters: County Budget, City Council and EPA updates for CTS-attachment0

Local Matters: County Budget, City Council and EPA updates for CTS

In this week’s Local Matters podcast, Xpress news editor Margaret Williams talks to reporter David Forbes about Buncombe County’s budget woes, and environmental reporter Susan Andrew about the latest news from the EPA about the polluted CTS site. Xpress freelancer Christopher George also presents a rundown of last week’s City Council meeting.

Local Matters: Downtown Heroes, more expense woes for County Commission and some very strange foods-attachment0

Local Matters: Downtown Heroes, more expense woes for County Commission and some very strange foods

In this week’s Local Matters podcast, freelancer Christopher George talks about the Downtown Heroes celebration, Xpress news editor Margaret Williams talks to reporter Jake Frankel about this week’s Buncombe County Commission meeting, and Xpress food writer Mackensy Lunsford talks about her new project to eat some fairly strange foods in local restaurants.

Local Matters: Shuler talks to Xpress and Buncombe Commission get an earful-attachment0

Local Matters: Shuler talks to Xpress and Buncombe Commission get an earful

In this week’s Local Matters podcast, Xpress news editor Margaret Williams talks to reporter David Forbes about his interview with Rep. Heath Shuler (D-NC 11), and with reporter Jake Frankel and news intern Forrest McDonald about the recent controversial Buncombe County Commission meeting.