The Buncombe County Board of Commissioners recently honored Vice Chair Bill Stanley for his 24 years of service, dedicating the county’s big building at 35 Woodfin St. in downtown Asheville in his honor.
This video, produced by Buncombe County and embedded here via its YouTube page, captures part of the Nov. 20 naming ceremony and farewell party for Stanley, who chose not to run for reelection this year.
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