There’s still time

Repairing broken streets and sidewalks, our decrepit transit center, updating key maintenance equipment, keeping taxes down — these are all things taking a back seat to funding yet another parking garage in the proposed budget, which allocates $12 million in capital-improvement funds over the next two years to build the parking garage. This action is […]

Not fit for this nation

My name is Tyshaun Johnson. [I am] a junior at Asheville High School, a youth leader with Asheville’s Real Food Active Living team and, most importantly, a citizen of the great republic we all know as the United States of America. Now, I know you all must be wondering what I could possibly have to […]

Photo courtesy of Asheville Buncombe Community Christian Ministry

Executive director of ABCCM to speak in D.C. about local success with helping homeless veterans

Asheville Buncombe Community Christian Ministry executive director, Reverend Scott Rogers, will speak before the Senate sub-committee on Veterans Affairs today at 10 a.m. alongside the national coalition of homeless veterans, to share their principles and practices that are producing local outcomes above the national average.