Category: Government

Asheville Regional Transit Committee Retreat

The annual Transit Committee Retreat is scheduled for Friday, October 21, 2016 between 9am and 3pm. The retreat will be held at the Buncombe County Read more »

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Voting Gears Up in North Carolina

In early August, the Supreme Court refused to overturn the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that threw out most of the 2013 NC Voter Read more »

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Local Democrats Stand Up for Clinton

Three Buncombe County elected officials—Asheville Mayor Esther Manheimer, State Senator Terry van Duyn, and State Representative Susan Fisher—held a joint news conference on Monday, Sept. Read more »

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That’s the Ticket!

By Nelda Holder – Voting officially began in North Carolina on Friday, September 9, when the first mail-in ballots became available to the public—a national Read more »

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What You Need to Know About Voting This Fall

Timeline for the 2016 Election Sept. 12 – Sample ballots available online at buncombecounty.org/vote or by calling (828) 250-4200. Oct. 14 – Deadline to register Read more »

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ART Public Meeting

Monday, September 26, 2016 between 4—6pm at Pack Memorial Library’s Lord Auditorium, 67 Haywood St The City of Asheville is requesting feedback on possible changes Read more »

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Court Issues Ruling on North Carolina Voting Rights

By Nelda Holder – “The legislature requested data on the use, by race, of a number of voting practices. Upon receipt of the race data, Read more »

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What You Need to Know About Voting This Fall

In light of the recent court decision, North Carolina voters now: Will be entitled to vote without presenting photo identification Will have an additional seven Read more »

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Mosley Appointed to African American Heritage Commission

On July 26, 2016, the Asheville City Council appointed Attorney S. Antanette Mosley to the African American Heritage Commission to serve a three-year term.  The Read more »

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Be a Local Leader

There are lots of reasons to complain about being left out of decisions that affect us as a community. We hear about “elites” who run Read more »

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