Who should you call to fix that pothole or broken curb? In a recent update to mapAsheville, the city’s online user-accessible mapping and GIS service, the City of Asheville added a new application that displays ownership of all roads and corridors within the city limits so residents can find out who maintains their street. While […]
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 (www.ncdrought.org) issued a drought advisory for the state of […]
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. “The video […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
A hazardous materials spill from a train car is a scenario Asheville’s firefighters hope never happens. But if it does, the department’s HAZMAT team knows how to handle it. The team, alongside teams from Charlotte, Fayetteville and Greensboro, put their skill to the test during a May 12 drill in the Norfolk Southern rail yard […]
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