Recently, Mountain Xpress sat down with Alexandra Guest, the AmeriCorps Forest Keeper who’s helping lead a new initiative in Western North Carolina.
Buncombe Commissioners appointed four community leaders to help head the powerful new Culture and Recreation Authority, charged with managing the county’s libraries, parks and recreation facilities.
Over the course of tense Oct. 1 deliberations, the board of commissioners named three of its own members and four additional community leaders to oversee a powerful new government entity that will manage the county’s libraries, parks and recreation facilities.
At their Tuesday Oct. 1, meeting, Buncombe Commissioners are set to appoint leaders to a powerful new Culture and Recreation Authority that will manage the county’s libraries, parks and recreation facilities.
As the weather heats up, soon there will be more options to cool down.
After several years of work, the entire French Broad River paddle trail and campsites are complete.
“If you are an angler, boater, fish or bug, the Tuckasegee River is better with the Dillsboro Dam removed,” says U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service biologist Mark Cantrell. (photo by Gary Peeples, Asheville Field Office, USFWS)
It’s the last meeting of the year, but the first for three new Council members.
The Asheville Parks and Recreation Department has announced offering a wide range of programs for children and adults this fall. Here’s a partial rundown.