These three things

I’m proud to be a part of a city where people care about each other. One recent study cited Asheville as one of the most generous cities in America, whose residents volunteer lots of time and money to make the world a better place. This is a community that knows we’re all in it together, […]

Embrace the future

"Obviously, everyone wants to be successful, but I want to be looked back on as being very innovative, very trusted and ethical, and ultimately making a big difference in the world." — Google co-founder Sergey Brin In a few short weeks, some city in America will be chosen as a test site for the fastest […]

Let’s lead in power policy

The Buncombe County Board of Commissioners undertook a closed-door decision to encourage the diesel-power plant in Woodfin. This plant is unnecessary and harmful. With asthma rates among the highest in the country and with energy demand not expected to exceed supply for many years (especially if conservation methods are implemented), forcing this project on our […]