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Asheville emergency communications tower to be replaced this fall

The City of Asheville is in the process of replacing one of our public safety communications towers on Beaucatcher Ridge at the former White Fawn Reservoir site. This site has been an excellent resource in support of radio communications for police, fire departments, and state highway patrol agencies in our region for more than 25 […]

Asheville Neighborhood Profile – Chestnut Hills

Chestnut Hills Neighborhood encompasses an area north of the downtown Central Business District that starts at the corner of East Chestnut/Merrimon Avenue, running northward to Hillside Street, east to Julia Street, north to Annandale Avenue, east to Cornelia Street, south to Hillside Street and west to Washington Street. Most of the neighborhood is part of […]

Ashley Traynum-Carson named Interim Neighborhood Services Coordinator

Ashley Traynum-Carson, Interim Neighborhood Services Coordinator, has a passion for working with neighborhoods that stems back to her childhood. She vividly recalls walking around the neighborhood with her grandparents and feeling a sense of pride and a real connection to where she lived, a feeling that she believes every citizen should have. “I firmly believe […]

Steve Mitchell recognized as Asheville Neighborhood Volunteer of the Year

During its Feb. 28 meeting, Mayor Esther Manheimer awarded a plaque to Steve Mitchell of the Malvern Hills neighborhood as Asheville’s Neighborhood Volunteer of the Year. This is the first year for the award. Initiated by the Neighborhood Advisory Committee, the award is designed to recognize and honor a city resident who has demonstrated a […]

Help name River Arts District creek

With the help of the City of Asheville, the River Arts District Business Association (RADBA), the River Arts District Artists (RADA) and the West End/Clingman Avenue Neighborhood (WECAN), RiverLink’s “Name That Creek” program aims to put another name on the Asheville map. This sixth Name That Creek campaign centers on a small stream that begins […]

Nominate someone for Asheville Neighborhood Volunteer of the Year

You know that person who always organizes neighborhood meetings, work days or holiday get togethers? How about getting her or him a little recognition? The Neighborhood Advisory Committee is initiating an Asheville Neighborhood Volunteer of the Year Award. The committee seeks to recognize and honor a city resident who has an exemplary record of volunteer […]