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Building blaze on Merrimon leaves two students homeless

  At 3:15 a.m.  Monday morning Asheville emergency dispatchers received an urgent distress call from North Asheville according to the Asheville-Buncombe arson task force.   “The girl on the … [Read More...]

N.C. public records laws need to be more transparent, locals say

By Noor Al-Sibai - - Contributor North Carolina’s laws regarding ethical publication of records include budgets receipts, official expenditures and open hearings. Despite open records laws … [Read More...]

Asheville officials plan renewal of historically black neighborhood

By Max Miller - - Opinion Editor The official report, dated July, 1978, outlining the renewal plan for the Eagle-Market Street neighborhood in Asheville, sits in a bin in the Special … [Read More...]