Under a proposed economic development incentive agreement, Buncombe County taxpayers would subsidize the division of military contractor Raytheon Technologies, which made over $77 billion last fiscal year, to the tune of $27 million.
The Buncombe County Planning Board will hear proposals for two massive development projects at its virtual meeting of Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 9 a.m.
On March 17, the county announced that it would combine its Soil and Water Conservation District with N.C. Cooperative Extension to form the Agriculture and Land Resources Department. Meanwhile, the managers of numerous area parks and trails have opted to restrict access in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Owner Jonathon Flaum has found a sustainable model for a whimsical notion.
After a two week delay, Moogfest funding will be up for a vote at the Buncombe County Commissioner’s March 4 meeting. The music and innovation festival is requesting $90,000 from the county to help produce the event, which will run April 23-27 at venues across Asheville.
At its Feb. 16 “We’re for Business” luncheon, the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce announced the winners of various awards — from Clean Streak to Charlotte Street computers, from “innovative” to “over the top” with customer service.