Last month, the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners approved moving forward with litigation against the opioid industry and now it officially has a federal lawsuit against pain pill manufacturers and distributors.
The fate of a 296-unit apartment complex will be on hold until December as the Buncombe County Board of Adjustment voted to continue its hearing until it sees an official traffic study.
The Buncombe County Board of Commissioners approved a measure to strip the chair’s ability to shepherd items onto the agenda in favor of solely giving that procedural power to a group of three or more commissioners.
A 296-unit apartment complex in North Asheville and a 62-unit townhome development in Arden are up for consideration when the Buncombe County Board of Adjustment meets on Wednesday, Nov. 8.
Press release: Book brings to light Mother Teresa as great example William Murdock announces release of ‘Find Your Own Calcutta’ ARDEN, N.C. – In the context of a tumultuous and ever-changing world, author William Murdock recognizes that it has become more difficult to find a life of meaning and service. In his recently published book […]
As development across Buncombe County continues to boom so do concerns about traffic. Xpress takes an in-depth look at who you can turn to for traffic studies, traffic calming and more.
Press release: Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity Partners with Dynamite Roasting Co. to Ensure More Healthy Homes ASHEVILLE, N.C. (October 19, 2017) – The Habitat ReStore at 31 Meadow Road will soon be selling Guatemalan roast coffee from Dynamite Roasting Co. – by the cup and the bag. Other area retailers will also sell the […]
Press release: UNC Asheville Provost Joseph Urgo Named Interim Chancellor, University Begins Search Process for Eighth Chancellor UNC President Margaret Spellings has appointed UNC Asheville Provost Joe Urgo to serve as interim chancellor upon Chancellor Mary K. Grant’s departure at the end of the year. President Spellings’ decision comes with the unanimous and enthusiastic support […]
Press release: Randy Webb Tucker Charged with 1st Degree Arson for Fire at Aston Park Towers Asheville, NC (October 19, 2017): On Tuesday, October 17 at approximately 8:44 p.m. the Asheville Fire Department responded to Aston Park Towers, 165 South French Broad Street, after reports of a structure fire. After further investigation by the Asheville-Buncombe […]
Press release: Red Cross calls for blood donors before the holiday season (Oct. 19, 2017) — With the busy holiday season approaching, the American Red Cross encourages donors to give blood now to help ensure a sufficient supply for patients this winter. Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, many regular donors delay giving due to […]
Press release: DUCTZ OF ASHEVILLE & HENDERSONVILLE RECEIVES CULTURE BUILDER AWARD AT ANNUAL BELFOR FRANCHISE GROUP CONVENTION Hendersonville, NC – October 19, 2017 – Congratulations are in order for DUCTZ of Asheville & Hendersonville at the thirteenth annual BELFOR Franchise Group Convention. The national award presented to Wade Patterson, Owner of DUCTZ of Asheville & […]
Press release: Red Cross Shelter to Close (ASHEVILLE, N.C., Oct. 19, 2017) – The shelter opened by Red Cross disaster trained volunteers for the residents of Aston Park Towers displaced by a fire Tuesday night will be closed Thursday at 8 p.m. Residents on two of the floors displaced will return to their apartments. Those […]
Press release: Christmas at Biltmore 2017 Estate’s awe-inspiring holiday celebration runs November 3 through January 7 ASHEVILLE, N.C. — A holiday tradition that goes back more than 120 years, Christmas at Biltmore enchants those who visit Biltmore during its annual holiday celebration set for November 3, 2017 through January 7, 2018. Every year, Biltmore transforms […]
Press release: Last Comic Standing Finalist to Perform in Asheville Saturday, November 11th Funny Business at The Grey Eagle Presents Comedian Michael Palascak Asheville, NC: Michael Palascak, a NBC Last Comic Standing Finalist who is revered for his smart writing and strong likability, is set to perform in Asheville on Saturday, November 11th. Michael Palascak […]
Press release: World-renowned flutist Marianne Gedigian will join the Hendersonville Symphony World-renowned flutist Marianne Gedigian will join the Hendersonville Symphony on Saturday, October 21 at 7:30 pm in Blue Ridge Community College Concert Hall. Great seats are still available! Please call 828.697.5884 for the best selection or visit hendersonvillesymphony.org JOIN US FOR A PRE-CONCERT DISCUSSION […]
Press release: Red Cross Opens Shelter for Families Displaced by Fire Asheville Tourists Provide Shower Facilities for Residents (ASHEVILLE, N.C., Oct. 18, 2017) – Working with emergency management partners, the American Red Cross Asheville – Mountain Area Chapter opened a shelter at the City of Asheville Stephens Lee Recreation Center for families impacted by a […]
Buncombe County commissioners signed off on amending economic development incentives, expanding preschool offerings and moving forward with a lawsuit against opioid manufacturers.
Commissioners voted down a resolution that would have Buncombe County move toward 100 percent renewable energy over the next decade amid concerns over specifics of the plan.
Buncombe County Commission Chair Brownie Newman is trying to expedite more changes to the county’s personnel ordinance, but not all commissioners are on board with his proposals.
Female inmates at the Buncombe County Detention Facility are starting to outpace the space available for them. The trend could cost the county in fees associated with transferring prisoners if action isn’t taken.
Press release: EBLEN CHARITIES SAINT NICHOLAS PROJECT BEGINS FAMILY REGISTRATIONS OCTOBER 9th (Asheville, NC) Families in need of help in providing a memorable Christmas for their children this year can begin signing up for the Eblen Charities St. Nicholas Project this Monday, October 9th at the Eblen Charities Waddell Client Service Center at Westgate. Sign […]