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From the City of Asheville: Mayor Terry Bellamy would like to invite the public to the unveiling of her portrait being hung on the Mayor’s Wall on the 2nd Floor of City Hall at 5pm on Monday, December 2, 2013, honoring her 14 years in City government. Prior to the hanging of the portrait, Mayor Bellamy will make a statement in the Council Chamber. Following the portrait hanging, a reception w...Read More
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On Saturday, Nov. 23, the City of Asheville’s ART service (Asheville Redefines Transit) will detour between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. due to road closures for the annual Holiday Parade.  In the downtown area, riders are encouraged to catch buses at the downtown ART Station on Coxe Ave. or review route detour information online to better understand which transit stops will be served. Desp...Read More
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The 67th Annual Asheville Holiday Parade, presented by Bojangles, rolls through downtown Asheville on Saturday, November 23 beginning at 11am. The parade starts on Biltmore Avenue near South Charlotte Street, makes a left on Patton Avenue, and ends at French Broad Avenue. This is the biggest parade yet with 101 entries, many following the theme “A Star is Born.” The Parad...Read More
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ASHEVILLE – November is “Recycle It!” Month in Asheville and throughout the month, the City of Asheville’s Office of Sustainability is offering tours and information that spotlight the city’s commitment to solid waste reduction. Halloween may be over, but the Upcycled Halloween Costume Contest continues through November 5, with voting running through November 24. So su...Read More
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Applications are now being accepted for our Annual Holiday Windows Contest, presented by Window World of Asheville. Dress up your windows and you just might be the lucky winner of a cash prize! The theme is always the same as the Asheville Holiday Parade, A Star is Born. Judging is held on Wednesday, December 4. Cash prizes will be awarded for Best Interpretation of...Read More
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Early voting in Buncombe County ends on Saturday, November 2 with voting sites open from 8am to 1pm. The general election is Tuesday, November 5. To find your polling place, click here. Find more about the candidates: WCQS ...Read More
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The City of Asheville will host a discussion on issues affecting downtown. As the urban core of Western North Carolina, downtown is facing challenges and the city wants the community's input on how to solve these growing problems. The summit will be held Monday, October 21 from 3:30-5pm in the Pack Library Auditorium. In small groups, participants will be asked to identify ways ...Read More
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The Asheville Downtown Association has extended the deadline for application for this year’s Asheville Holiday Parade. Applications will now be accepted until Friday, October 11. The 67th Asheville Holiday Parade, presented by Bojangles and produced by the Asheville Downtown Association (ADA), takes place Saturday, November 23 beginning at 11am. The parade theme is “A Sta...Read More
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Asheville Grown is starting the process of getting locally owned, independent businesses to sign on to the 2014 Go Local Card.  If you have a business and wish to participate, you must fill out ...Read More

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