A day after students at Asheville City and Buncombe County Schools return to their studies, Asheville City Council is scheduled to brush up on its own ABCs — as well as its AAs, BBs, and CCs. The consent agenda for Council’s upcoming regular meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 28, at 5 p.m. in council Chambers exhausts the standard alphabet, forcing three entries to take on double letters in a collection of 29 items.
Dave Mittler says he’s been parking in the little lot at 70 S. Market St. for years. But when he slid in there on the evening of Sept. 30 so he could grab a slice of pizza from Barley’s, he found out the hard way that it isn’t public parking. He saw the sign that […]
Predatory towing ordinance approved Crowne Plaza expansion a go Compromise gets pet crematorium OK’d Three subsidized housing developments are in dire need of refurbishing, according to a study funded jointly by the city and the Asheville Housing Authority. That was the word from David Nash, the Authority’s deputy director, at the Asheville City Council’s March […]
Last week, amid a full agenda, Asheville City Council passed an ordinance designed to combat predatory towing.
Council kicks of spring by addressing public housing, homelessness, GreenLife and predatory towing.
After years of complaints about predatory towing in town, Asheville City Council is poised to put teeth in a towing ordinance.
As the city of Asheville continues to explore legal ways to rein in predatory towing (see “No Parking”, Dec. 10, 2008 Xpress), the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce may take the issue to downtown property owners. At a Jan. 6 meeting with Asheville City Council members, Chamber President and CEO Rick Lutovski proposed that his […]
All-Safe Towing & Recovering, a company criticized for its policies regarding towed vehicles, is moving its operation closer to downtown Asheville.
Responding to complaints about predatory towing in downtown Asheville, Asheville police parked a decoy car off Lexington Avenue as bait on the night of Saturday, Dec. 20, then reeled in their catch. Police charged two men, 25-year-old Trevor Kyle Ballinger and 32-year-old Leonard Tobias Best of All-Safe Towing & Recovery, with obtaining property under false […]
Responding to complaints about predatory towing in downtown Asheville, Asheville police parked a decoy car as bait Saturday night on Lexington Avenue, then reeled in their catch.
Pam Westphal came to Asheville in October, excited about taking in a mountain autumn and experiencing the city’s vibrant downtown scene. But like so many other tourists, she left upset about having her car towed from a private parking lot. Roll out: In this file photo, a car gets towed in Asheville. Mounting complaints about […]