Buncombe County wants to hear from residents on how it should prioritize funding that will come from the Opioid Litigation Settlement. The County is set to receive $16 million over 18 years. Communities can use these dollars to help attain outcomes for residents through treatment, recovery, harm reduction, and other life-saving programs and services. Pharmaceutical […]
The City of Asheville and Buncombe County are hosting public feedback sessions for residents to share their thoughts on how to make Pack Square Plaza a welcoming place for all in our community. There are many opportunities to share your thoughts including in-person focus groups, virtual meetings and an online feedback form. Learn more here.
Downtown businesses have decorated their windows for the holiday season. Use the map linked here to take.a walking tour while shopping for the perfect holiday gift for everyone on your list. Thanks for supporting small local businesses.
Below is a list in alphabetical order of entries for the 76th Annual Asheville Holiday Parade, presented by Bojangles, on Saturday, November 19. The parade begins at 11am. More info here. Business/Group Name 14th Weather Squadron 106.9 The Light 828 Bail Bonds A New Hope Home Care AARP, Mountain Region, NC AC Reynolds […]
Local chefs, Katie Button and Meherwan Irani, to serve as Grand Marshals for the 76th Annual Asheville Holiday Parade, presented by Bojangles Applications now available. The 76th Annual Asheville Holiday Parade, presented by Bojangles, rolls, dances and marches through Downtown Asheville on Saturday, November 19. Local chefs and restaurateurs, Katie Button and Meherwan Irani, will […]
We understand that downtown, and our community as a whole, are facing significant overlapping challenges including Covid recovery, a 21% increase in people who are unsheltered, substance use and mental health crisis, staffing shortages in multiple City and County departments and others. We have shared recent survey data and concerns from our members, downtown businesses […]
Applications for the 76th Annual Asheville Holiday Parade, presented by Bojangles, are now available. The parade rolls, dances and marches through Downtown Asheville on Saturday, November 19 beginning at 11am. Before applying please read the detailed rules and information for participants here. The parade only runs smoothly if everyone follows the rules and direction from […]
Homelessness has increased in Asheville since the Covid-19 pandemic, with recent numbers showing a 21% increase in unsheltered people in our community. The City of Asheville, Buncombe County and the Dogwood Health Trust partnered to bring in a consultant from the National Alliance to End Homelessness. The project has two phases: Phase One – a […]
Duke Energy and the City of Asheville are exploring the possibility of replacing the existing downtown substation on Rankin Avenue (behind Harrah’s Cherokee Center), with a modern substation across the street. Duke will host two public meetings on Thursday, August 11 at 9am and again at 4pm, as well as a virtual option on Monday, August […]