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U.S. Cellular Center announces free student tickets for Bill Nye event

U.S. Cellular Center announces free student tickets for Bill Nye event

  Asheville’s U.S. Cellular Center offering free student tickets to attend EXTREME WEATHER: A Conversation with Bill Nye happening at 7 p.m. April 1. Thanks to an anonymous supporter, the U.S. Cellular Center has 250 tickets available, first come, first serve beginning on Wednesday, March 20, to this event for all students under the age

Downtown Asheville street to be closed for repair Friday through Monday morning

Downtown Asheville street to be closed for repair Friday through Monday morning

    Repairs to a street that intersects Pack Square Park will require a road closure this weekend. From Friday through Monday morning (March 22-25), the City’s Streets Division will close South Spruce Street from Marjorie Street to College Street. Marjorie and College streets on both ends will remain open. The portion of South Spruce

VIDEO: Asheville’s Down Payment Assistance Program explained

VIDEO: Asheville’s Down Payment Assistance Program explained

The City of Asheville affordable housing bond referendum seeks to make home ownership available to low and moderate income city residents and staff. City Council took a step toward making those funds available when they adopted a Down Payment Assistance Policy resolution during their Feb. 26 meeting. Adoption of the policy paves the way for


City Council approves Asphalt Preservation Project, restored brick sidewalk on Chestnut Street

City Council approves Asphalt Preservation Project, restored brick sidewalk on Chestnut Street

    Funding approved by City Council will help the City invest in maintaining our streets and sidewalks.   At their March 12 meeting, Council approved $691,194.40 in Capital Improvement funds for street repair projects and $317,687.50 in sidewalk rehabilitation work, including a pavement preservation contract that is designed to lengthen the life of streets

City Council names Brad Branham as Asheville’s next City Attorney

City Council names Brad Branham as Asheville’s next City Attorney

    After a competitive nationwide search, Mayor Esther Manheimer and City Council are pleased to announce that they have named Brad R. Branham as Asheville’s next City Attorney.   City Council voted unanimously to name Branham to the position during a special called meeting prior to Council’s regular meeting March 12. He will begin


Asheville’s SoCon hoops action returns! Here’s your guide to the tournament

Asheville’s SoCon hoops action returns! Here’s your guide to the tournament

A guide to special events, links to the matchups, parking information and more   The Ingles Southern Conference Men’s and Woman’s Basketball Tournament returns to the ExploreAsheville.com Arena on March 7-11. Tickets are still available and there are lots of special events planned to coincide with the tournament, such as the Downtown Dribble, Hometown Heroes Night and Teddy

Asheville Mardi Gras Parade returns Sunday, bringing fun along with traffic, parking impacts

Asheville Mardi Gras Parade returns Sunday, bringing fun along with traffic, parking impacts

  This Sunday, March 3, the Asheville Mardi Gras Parade  returns to the South Slope.   The parade begins at 3 p.m. Lineup and float assembly will take place in surface parking lots along Federal Alley. The parade will assemble on Federal Alley, make a quick turnaround Hilliard Avenue and formally begin at the top of Coxe


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