West Asheville Garden Stroll 2014 Looking for Sponsors

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The Sixth Annual West Asheville Garden Stroll (WAGS), a community supported, free event will be held on Saturday, September 13th from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  During the past five years, more than 1000 people have strolled through 75 gardens in West Asheville.  This event attracts local people as well as out-of-staters, some for the […]

Sign up now for graffiti removal assistance

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As part of a push to eliminate graffiti in the City of Asheville, the city will assist property owners in cleaning up graffiti between July 1 and September 30, 2014, but there’s no need to wait to sign up. As of Monday, June 16, property owners can use the online Asheville App (ashevillenc.gov/ashevilleapp) to sign […]

Rainbow Community Performance Hall Available

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Are you looking for a place to hold a performance, lecture or gathering? Rainbow Community School would like you to know that people/groups can reserve their Rainbow Community Performance Hall. Already, Blue Ridge Orchestra is calling the performance hall their home. But people in the community can hold lectures, classes, concerts, etc. If you are interested […]

Keeping Sidewalks Clear, Clean and Unobstructed

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At the recent Spring Clean Up Day volunteers commented on places where businesses were not keeping their sidewalks clear, clean and unobstructed. We thought that perhaps some of those businesses were unaware of their responsibilities and perhaps we all could use a reminder. Below is an excerpt from the City of Asheville Code of Ordinances, […]

Eliada Corn Maze Sponsorships Available

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Showcase your business and philanthropic commitment to over 20,000 attendees at Eliada’s Annual Corn Maze. Sponsorships are available and give exposure to your business for seven weeks from September 5, 2014 to October 26, 2014. Sponsors benefit from a comprehensive marketing plan including billboards, mail advertising, print ads, social media and much more. Sponsorships begin […]

City Requests for Bids & Proposals

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The City of Asheville posts info on services it is seeking bids and proposals for on their website at http://www.ashevillenc.gov/Departments/Purchasing/RequestsforBidsProposals.aspx. Prospective bidders may download a bid package or directions to obtain a bid package by clicking the bid document. Bids cannot be submitted online. All questions should be directed to the department identified in the bid […]

Dive into the City of Asheville budget with new online collaborative tool

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Reprinted from the City of Asheville’s blog: http://coablog.ashevillenc.gov The City of Asheville’s proposed budget is more accessible than ever thanks to a new tool developed in collaboration between the city and the volunteer group Code for Asheville. The tool, available at www.avlbudget.org offers an illustrated breakdown of how the city’s revenues and expenditures fit together and gives […]

Coexisting with Black Bears in Our Area

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Black Bear Specific Info/Resources Black bear sightings throughout North Carolina are becoming more common as the bear population increases and bears expand their home range. While black bears are not inherently dangerous and are rarely aggressive toward people, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission advises caution to reduce potential conflicts. Click here to learn more. Click here for […]