“Milton Ready’s assessment is right on. An example would be the number of ugly hotels that seem to continue to be built, which makes no sense.”
The city used a scoring system to winnow the field of applicants, but at least one council member questions the fairness of that approach.
“Hopefully, Asheville can step up and set an example of how to show compassion and grace in helping those of ours most in need the way to a bearable life.”
“Perhaps slash-and-burn capitalism has succeeded in changing Asheville where Raleigh hasn’t.”
“We need to revisit 2012 rules and update please!”
“One way or another, the Great Being in the Sky will persuade people, mostly Floridians, that Asheville isn’t the haven they once expected.”
“Several months into what turned out to be a yearlong stint in Latin America, I ill-advisedly took it into my head to spend the night atop a highly active Guatemalan volcano.”
Radio Free Asheville recently premiered in WNC. Plus a new three-day festival debuts, the latest from the Western North Carolina Historical Association’s lecture series and more!
To help reduce industry waste, Sierra Nevada has partnered with American Recycling of Western North Carolina to create the WNC Brewery Recycling Cooperative, a drop-off site in Candler.
Hi-Wire Brewing’s N.C. Small Batch Beer Festival returns with a different look. Also, new releases, reopenings and expansions.
“When governing ourselves, listen to both sides of the argument and take your stand, but remember, efficient government is like walking in a culvert. There is plenty of room on both sides, but the water flows the smoothest in the center.”
“We could call it Wolfeville — he was a Southern icon who didn’t own slaves.”
“Please stop with the ridiculousness of all this.”
None of the systems that serve the Xpress coverage area exceeded the Environmental Protection Agency’s advisory limit for the so-called “forever chemicals.” Nor did any system have more than 10 ppt of any individual PFAS, the level at which the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality has required Chemours Co. to provide water filtration.
Once a staple of the craft beer scene, reusable bottles currently aren’t being accepted at numerous Asheville-area businesses.
The more collaborations, the better for everyone,” says The Hop co-owner Greg Garrison.
Once a rarity on the Asheville-area scene, lagers have become fixtures in a growing number of local breweries.
The Buncombe County Board of Commissioners will vote on the selection of a new county manager during a special meeting at 4 p.m. Feb. 5. in the third floor conference room at 200 College St. in downtown Asheville.
On June 9, 1917, the city of Asheville gained 5,000 new residents with its annexation of West Asheville.
Sixty years ago, Ernest Green and his classmates were just kids trying to graduate from high school.