LETTER OF THE LAW: The N.C. Police Benevolent Association's communication to Asheville City Council asks for members to rescind their recent motions on consent search and traffic stop policy. "We certainly prefer the opportunity to resolve these matters with you rather than exploring other measures available to us," the letter reads. Image from letter by N.C. Police Benevolent Association

Police group threatens legal action against Asheville City Council on recent policy changes

The words City Council adopted on May 22 could land the five members who supported them in hot water, according to lawyers from the N.C. Police Benevolent Association. Language in the city’s charter suggests that the consequences could be serious, possibly even including loss of office if convicted of giving an order to a city […]

LET'S TALK ABOUT IT: Oak & Grist Distilling Co. of Black Mountain joins the AVL Beer Week celebration with an invitation for visitors to learn more about the production of whiskey and gin. Pictured is the company's president and head distiller, William Goldberg.

AVL Beer Week 2018: Events highlight a range of craft beverages

Although the North Carolina Craft Beverage Museum is still in its development stages, it will have a presence at this year’s AVL Beer Week. Organizers will highlight the effort at the Beer City Festival downtown on Roger McGuire Green on Saturday, June 2, says Asheville Brewers Alliance Executive Director Kendra Penland. But the museum will be about more […]