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On a contentious 5-2 vote July 8, Buncombe County's Board of Commissioners held the property tax rate steady in the new fiscal-year budget but juggled numbers to pump more money into the school system.
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Travelogue: Biltmore Estate Johnnietta Jessie recently visited the Biltmore Estate just outside of Asheville, NC, and sent back some great photos via the ColumbiaMagazine group at Flickr.
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UNC Asheville has been authorized by the state to borrow approximately $990,000 to make needed capital improvements.
19 hrs ago | Asheville Citizen-Times
It looks like production has revved up on the major motion picture, "Untitled Armored Car," starring Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson, and Kristen Wiig.
Though major issues remain, the offer removes another obstacle toward adoption of a state spending plan and adjournment of the legislative session.
The hall is celebrating its 150th anniversary this month, as a news release from House Speaker John Boehner reminded me the other day.
Food trucks are a known entity: Those mobile dispensaries of cheap, tasty meals drove into downtown Asheville in 2011.
"The Road Kill Dress," designed by Melaine Murrah and modeled by Molly Roberts-Rego at Costume Drama at Asheville Community Theatre Asheville Community Theatre reprised their fundraiser Costume Drama: A Fashion Show for a third year on Monday, July 7. Designers and models from throughout the Southeast participated in the DIY runway event where they ... (more)
Lexington Avenue Arts and Fun Fest, Asheville's hyper-local street festival, returns for one final installment on Sunday, Aug. 31. And while that one-day celebration marks a farewell for the grassroots event that launched in 2002, it's also the start of a new locally focused fest that will roll out in 2015.
An Asheville man has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit first-degree murder and second-degree murder in the shooting death of a teenager two years ago.
MASTER CLASS: "Dance can be a contemporary art form," says MOTION Dance Theatre founder Nick Kepley.
Governor Pat McCrory signed a bill Monday afternoon that authorizes approximately $376 million of improvements that will directly benefit students at six University of North Carolina institutions, including East Carolina University.
Hear them roar: Tel Aviv-based Zvuloon Dub System embarks on its first tour of the U.S. Photo by Noam Chojnowski As far back as Asaf Smilan can remember, the Lion of Judah has been present in his life.
"We wanted a revolution, but they just ran us around in circles. Here to speak truth, to say what needs to be said," says the Bandcamp page for Free the Optimus, a hip-hop collective whose members are based in Boone and Asheville.
What to do about coal ash, the toxic byproduct of burning coal to produce electricity? The North Carolina Senate and House have dueling views on what should be done, and environmentalists say neither approach does enough to clean up existing coal-ash impoundments and prevent spills like the one that released tens of thousands of gallons into the ... (more)
The 21st Annual season of The Twin Rivers Media Festival will celebrate this year screening the latest in independent features, documentaries, short and animated films.
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