“Oh, another hotel” isn’t an uncommon refrain heard around Asheville. But for every occupant of those hotels, there’s a tax — one that brings in $7 million a year — and goes not to any government, but to the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority.
Asheville City Council member Kelly Miller announced today that he’s withdrawing from the November election, saying that he’s doing so to care for his wife, who has recently been diagnosed with cancer.
Council jumps aboard economic-stimulus train Foreclosures spur grant application Development planned for Sulphur Springs property Pet crematory tabled Council member Kelly Miller caused a stir during the Asheville City Council’s Jan. 27 meeting when, backed up by the city attorney, Miller declined to recuse himself from a vote on asking state legislators for permission to […]
Backed up by the city’s attorney at Asheville City Council’s Jan. 27 meeting, Council member and Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce VP Kelly Miller declined to recuse himself from a motion to include a hotel/motel tax request on Council’s legislative agenda.
A UNC Asheville student caught in an Asheville Police Department graffiti investigation has been expelled, police report.
Like many Asheville residents, Kelly Miller has bounced around a lot, changing both his hometown and his profession with a frequency that calls to mind the adage, “Not all who wander are lost.” Kelly Miller A former nightclub booking agent, record-store owner and (seriously) standup comic, Miller’s been in Asheville for nine years, working at […]
Any vacancy in the office of mayor or council shall be filled by the council for the remainder of the unexpired term from the qualified electors of the City of Asheville. — Sec. 7 of the Asheville City Charter, Ord. No. 1501-3 Reading the above ordinance during the Asheville City Council’s Dec. 9 meeting, Mayor […]