Category: Government

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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City of Asheville Transit Committee Meeting

The City of Asheville Transit Committee Meeting will now meet on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 3:30pm-5:30pm.  The next meeting is scheduled for Read more »

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Public Notice of Disadvantaged Business Enterprises Goal Determination

The City of Asheville’s ART service (Asheville Redefines Transit) is proposing a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal of 9% for federally funded projects for Federal Read more »

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Legislature Wraps Up Short Session

By Nelda Holder – State Representatives Head Home for Campaign Season. The North Carolina General Assembly has closed its 2016 “short” session in an almost Read more »

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“Blue Wall of Silence” Law Signed by McCrory

News Analysis By Moe White – On Monday, July 11, Governor Pat McCrory signed into law HB 972: “Body-Worn & Dashboard Cameras/No Public Record.” This Read more »

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