The Buncombe County Board of Commissioners approved new organizational chart recommendations by the new county manager while some lent support to the push for the General Assembly to approve medicinal marijuana.
Pre-noon alcohol sales in unincorporated parts of Buncombe County gain approval while pro-cannabis advocates urge commissioners to lean on state lawmakers for medicinal marijuana approval.
Buncombe County staff presented commissioners with an update on opioid use on Tuesday, Aug. 1. Statistics from Buncombe EMS show some 520 responses to overdoses and poisonings in the first half of this year.
Buncombe County commissioners identified combating opioid abuse and increasing teacher salary supplements as top priorities. But is legal marijuana a viable strategy for achieving those goals, or merely smoke and mirrors?
From the infamous Sketch-ville comment to the “Welcome to Lovetown” billboard, Asheville’s had some interesting moments over the course of 2015. Here’s a look at the top 10 most-viewed stories of 2015 on the Mountain Xpress website.