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City of Asheville takes stock of water supplies in dry weather

Despite the recent spell of dry, hot weather throughout the state, the City of Asheville’s water supply remains in good shape and is able to meet the demands of water customers, reports Water Services Director Steve Shoaf. Last week, the North Carolina Drought Management Advisory Council ( issued a drought advisory for the state of […]

Youth-produced video addresses gun violence

A video produced by Asheville youth addresses the consequences of gun violence by showing the damage it does to communities and lives. The video stemmed from the City of Asheville’s Weed and Seed initiative in which residents living in communities experiencing higher levels of crime participate in solutions to reducing drugs and violence. ‚ÄúThe video […]

4th of July celebration and holiday safety

The City of Asheville is pleased to host its annual Ingles 4th of July celebration on Sunday beginning at 4 p.m. Meanwhile, the Asheville Police Department is asking the public to celebrate the holiday safely. The free event takes place at Pack Square Park, and features musical performances by Asheville favorites¬†Skinny Legs and All at […]

City’s IT Director to speak at TEDx in Savannah, GA

Jonathan Feldman, Information Technology Services Director for the City of Asheville, will be a featured speaker at the TEDxCreativeCoast event in Savannah, GA on Friday, June 18. Feldman was invited to speak about his experiences in fostering innovation in technology organizations. Feldman has worked for the City of Asheville for over five years, and most […]

No-smoking ordinance prohibits smoking on city property starting July 1

Beginning July 1, a revision to City of Asheville’s no smoking ordinance prohibits smoking on all city owned and occupied property. The new language applies to all City of Asheville parks, greenways and the grounds of city municipal facilities. The move is intended to provide a healthier environment for City of Asheville employees and the […]

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