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Asheville, North Carolina is located in Buncombe County. Zip codes in Asheville, NC include 28801, 28810, and 28813. The median home price in Asheville is $249,900 which is roughly $144/per square foot. More Asheville information.

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3 hrs ago | Richmond County Daily Journal

Hamlet restricts solar farms8:44 pm | 0

Daily JournalA line of solar panels collects energy from the sun at The Rock Farm, a Strata Solar project on N.C. 177 behind Rockingham Speedway.

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7 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

Buncombe commissioners pass the budget

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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11 hrs ago | Columbia Magazine

Travelogue: Biltmore Estate

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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15 hrs ago | Mountain Xpress

UNC Asheville authorized to make $990,000 in capital improvementsGrady Cooper | 3 mins ago | 10 views

UNC Asheville has been authorized by the state to borrow approximately $990,000 to make needed capital improvements.

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19 hrs ago | Asheville Citizen-Times

Movie being shot in Swannanoa

It looks like production has revved up on the major motion picture, "Untitled Armored Car," starring Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson, and Kristen Wiig.

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20 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

‘Loomis Fargo’ shooting in North Carolina this summer

After 18 years, the hapless Loomis Fargo gang will finally get its due onscreen on screen in August of next year.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Senate drops plan to kill teacher tenure

Though major issues remain, the offer removes another obstacle toward adoption of a state spending plan and adjournment of the legislative session.

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News Observer

Christensen: 2 of NC's heroes have fallen in favor

The hall is celebrating its 150th anniversary this month, as a news release from House Speaker John Boehner reminded me the other day.

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Mountain Xpress

Driving sales: Mobile businesses roll into WNC

Food trucks are a known entity: Those mobile dispensaries of cheap, tasty meals drove into downtown Asheville in 2011.

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Mountain Xpress

In photos: Costume Drama brings high-fashion DIY to ACT

"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)

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Mountain Xpress

After the Last LAAFF: New festival seeks community input, starting with a name

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.

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Washington Times

NC man pleads guilty in 19-year-old's 2012 death

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.

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Mountain Xpress

Everybody's doing a brand-new dance now: From MOTION's...

MASTER CLASS: "Dance can be a contemporary art form," says MOTION Dance Theatre founder Nick Kepley.

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Mountain Xpress

Buncombe County Commissioners seek to approve 2015 budget

The Buncombe County Board of Commissioners will convene tonight, July 8, with the primary order of business being the final adoption of the Fiscal Year 2015 budget put on hold at the previous meeting on June 17 .

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

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ECU Receives $156 Million For Campus Improvements

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.

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Mountain Xpress

Lion kings: Zvuloon Dub System brings Israeli/Ethiopian reggae to Asheville

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.

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Mountain Xpress

Smart bets: Free the Optimus

"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.

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Mountain Xpress

Coal-ash legislation heads toward compromise, Carolina Public Press reports

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)

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Twin Rivers Media Festival, July 11 & 12Alli Marshall | 2 hours ago | 56 views

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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Citizen Thymes

Rationality amidst fear with David Forbes of The Asheville Blade on Finding Asheville

Nathan sits down with David Forbes, editor of The Asheville Blade , for the 43rd episode of the Finding Asheville podcast.

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