Boxed in

At a sometimes tense Feb. 2 meeting, representatives of more than a dozen local publications (including Mountain Xpress) met with city staff concerning possible restrictions on newspaper boxes in downtown Asheville. The meeting, held at City Hall, was called by city staff and members of the Downtown Commission, who claimed they’d received many complaints, both […]

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City staff broaches possible restrictio­ns on newspaper boxes

At a sometimes tense meeting this afternoon, representatives from local publications — including Xpress — met with city staff, who broached possible restrictions on newspaper boxes in downtown Asheville. Also: A city staffer’s deletion of citizen complaints about the boxes may have violated open-records law.
(Photo by Bill Rhodes)