Xpress reporter Edwin Arnaudin takes on Asheville Watchdog’s Answer Man John Boyle and friends as he tries to learn just what the pickleball craze is all about.
“Our lives in this democratic country do not exist in a void, and we need to know about the institutions that provide essential services and a safe, livable environment — like government, schools and hospitals.”
Asheville Watchdog contributor John Boyle explains his decision to join the nonprofit news startup after 27 years with Asheville’s daily newspaper.
“Why does the Asheville Citizen-Times write a story about Mumpower every time he gets five people at a “press conference” and says he is going to find a lawyer and sue?”
The Asheville Police Department trails the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office in rolling out police body cameras — but the city is trying to catch up. Police Chief Tammy Hooper outlined a draft policy for the cameras at a recent panel discussion, and says the first cameras will be deployed by summer. We look into what needs to happen between now and then to make that schedule happen.