The Board of Adjustment soldiered through a more than five hour meeting that had Buncombe County residents rallying against multiple development projects.
The Buncombe County Board of Adjustment will consider conditional use permits for a 255-unit apartment complex in Arden and a subdivision with 54 homes in Riceville when it meets on Wednesday, May 10.
The New York native looks back at 23 years of running her family-owned pizza business in Asheville.
‘The current Council may be ineffective, but its composition is a testament to the efficiency and integrity of at-large representation — at nearly half female, one-in-seven minority, it mirrors the makeup of the city.”
The Board of Adjustment gave unanimous approval for a project that calls for up to 10 vacation rental cabins in South Asheville.
A proposed vacation complex that previously appeared before the Board of Adjustment but did not get a vote is back up for consideration. In October about 30 people showed up to speak out against the project.
The Buncombe County Board of Commissioners will look at four rezoning requests during its meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 17. Of the four, the Planning Board recommends two be approved and two denied.
Saturday, Dec. 17, marks the grand opening of Fill My Cup Café, a Portuguese-inspired café nestled near the entrance to the Blue Ridge Parkway in South Asheville.
Rafael and Martha Alejeo talk about their journey from dishwashers to restaurant owners, plans for the future and how a 140-pound pig helped them name their business.
A group of South Asheville residents showed up at the Board of Adjustment meeting to speak against a proposed vacation rental complex. It was later deemed the project was not in character with its zoning designation and should not have been on the board’s agenda.
The Atlanta-based company opens its newest location on Hendersonville Road Monday, May 9.
Development concerns took center stage during the Buncombe County Board of Adjustment meeting on Wednesday, April 13. At issue is a variance request that would allow construction of homes on parcels smaller than the existing R-2 Residential zoning allows for. The land in question is located at 223 Williams Road, in Fletcher, and is approximately 16.52.
The South Slope-based brewery hopes its new location will be up and running by early July.
Driven by concerns about rapid development and increasing traffic congestion, South Asheville residents are working to make their voices heard in city and county government. One prospective apartment complex at the corner of Mills Gap and Sweeten Creek roads has become a focus for residents’ concerns.
“The southern stretch of the [Blue Ridge] Parkway has become a congested and dangerous place for anyone wanting to bicycle or hike. Vehicles disregard speed limits, blasting along in a hurry to get home.”
The two-story descent of a golden, illuminated beer keg will help ring in 2016 in South Asheville.
“I would like to take this opportunity to ask you to correct one assertion and to make the case that the Appeldoorn development is a huge benefit for the area.”
Stepping through the door of the Beehive Coffee Bar from the parking lot of its nondescript little strip mall in Arden is a bit like entering a space-time wormhole — one that leads to a comfy spot where you can grab a fresh latte and some Wi-Fi.
The WNC AIDS Project, Park Ridge Health South Asheville and WNC’s largest corn maze in this week’s health events round-up.
Running a wine shop isn’t easy. Margins are often surprisingly tight and it can often seem impossible to compete with the prices in the big grocery chains. A number of local wine shops have closed in the last few years, but Table Wine in South Asheville seems to be thriving.
The Asheville Citizen-Times’ John Boyle explores the effects of increased development on South Asheville Roads already prone to traffic jams: Hendersonville Road, Sweeten Creek Road and Mills Gap Road.