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Letter writer: Is a right direction possible for our country?
“Yes, the country is headed in the “wrong direction,” but is a right direction possible?”
What’s in the works, Wells Fargo?
a href=”“Thank you for publishing a news article about the trees that Wells Fargo cut down on the corner of Patton and Louisiana avenues [“The Beat: One, Two, Three,” Nov. 2 Xpress], and for the amusing cartoon showing a field of tree stumps labeled "Wells Fargo Botanical Garden." Such publicity doubtless intensified Wells Fargo's determination […]
Occupy demonstrators target Wells Fargo CEO at NC campus
Members of Occupy NCSU and Occupy Raleigh targeted Wells Fargo CEO in a protest last week, using a “mic check” decrying the bank’s business practices.
Wells Fargo offers to replant ‘Treasured Trees’ cut on Patton Avenue; enviro groups want more
A property manager for Wells Fargo recently told local environmental groups that the bank would plant three young trees to replace the “Treasured Trees” it cut near its new sign on Patton Avenue. Meanwhile, the city and Asheville Greenworks are looking at some changes that could prevent cases like these from happening in the future.
Felling a Treasured Tree was a mistake
Thank you for printing Susan Andrew’s Nov. 2 article about Wells Fargo’s destruction of three trees at the corner of Patton and Louisiana avenues in West Asheville so that its new sign would be more conspicuous from every angle [“The Beat: Three, Two, One … Xpress]. The article correctly observed that Wells Fargo had a […]
Local Matters: The case of the taken ‘Treasured Trees’
In this podcast, Xpress Green Scene reporter Susan Andrew talks to News Editor Margaret Williams about the removal of several city-required trees, including an Asheville Greenworks-designated “treasured tree,” from Patton Avenue by Wells Fargo.
Wells Fargo on Patton removes “Treasured Tree” that blocked new sign
Asheville-area citizens stand by their trees, as Shannon Tuch, assistant director at the city’s planning department, can confirm. When a contractor for the new Wells Fargo bank branch at Patton and Louisiana Avenues cut down the mature trees blocking the company’s new sign recently, Tuch started hearing “a lot of outrage from the community” regarding the cutting of a designated ‘Treasured Tree.’ Her office prepared a notice of violation tagged to a $2,900 fine against Wells Fargo — only to revoke it when the N.C. Department of Transportation got involved.