Last year, we Ashevilleans saw the corporate takeover of our beloved Greenlife. While some seem to not mind the change, many of us disliked the lowered quality and diminished local options and ran away to Earth Fare. Well, now we are facing an even worse corporate takeover of Earth Fare. Talk about dark, deep holes! […]
After hearing concerns about decreasing the number of lanes on Charlotte Street, Asheville City Council voted 6-0 to go forward with a traffic study of the corridor, claiming it will provide better information for future improvements.
White Duck Taco Shop expands hours, both the Gluten-Free Expo and Artisan Bread Bakers Fest are happening this weekend — and much more.
Construction has begun on a new Ingles superstore on the corner of Mills River Road and Boyleston Highway.
Asheville City Council March 22, 2011 meeting Trash pickup may be retooled Living wage approved for city contracts To some observers, it may have seemed as though Asheville City Council members and Ingles Markets were playing a game of development chicken, reaching the cliff’s edge during Council’s March 22 meeting. In February, Council members balked […]
A large Ingles supermarket development on Smoky Park Highway seeking an exemption from the city’s regular zoning rules is the main item at the March 22 Asheville City Council meeting.
A study released this month by the Food Research and Action Center identified the Asheville metro area as the seventh worst in the country for food hardship.
A look at what’s been making headlines.
It promises to be a busy meeting tonight as Asheville City Council considers an equality resolution aimed at protecting the rights of LGBT citizens, as well as a controversial Ingles expansion, among other items. Follow live Twitter coverage here.
At its Feb. 22 meeting, the Asheville City Council faces two major issues — the passage of an equality resolution aimed at securing LGBT rights and the approval of the expansion of an Ingles on Smoky Park Highway.
According to Jake Frankel's article, It's the Economy, Stupid [Dec. 15, 2010 Xpress), the Buncombe County Commissioners approved a "$99.74 million federal stimulus loan to Ingles Markets Inc." The loan is to help Ingles [expand] their facility in Black Mountain. The "completed projects would create at least 190 new full-time jobs, plus an unspecified number […]
Math — arithmetic we called it back then — always made my head hurt, so I try to stay away from the stuff. But my eighth-grade math teacher, Mrs. Sears, always told us, “If you can’t figure something out, round off the numbers.” And that’s what I did when I read about how [Buncombe County […]
Buncombe County’s Health Department and national media outlets have reported a recall on Romaine lettuce, distributed by Freshway Foods of Ohio. North Carolina is one of 23 states included in the recall, announced after the potentially deadly bacteria E. coli was found in a sample.
Asheville’s July 4th celebration this year could have a distinctly corporate feel to it.