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Comic: Commissioners Consider Extending Mask Mandate.

It's time for another Asheville Free Press comic! Created by Crosson Nipper (@crossmaster_flash). With local cases on the rise and a new more-contagious-but-possibly-less-deadly variant of COVID-19 spreading around the world, the Buncombe County Board of Comissioners are at another
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Housing Activists Protest at Downtown Hotels; Demand Council Deploy Relief Funds for Unhoused Community

At approximately 4:00 pm on November 26th, 2021, a group of housing activists protested at two downtown hotels to demand the City of Asheville deploy a portion of the

Community Members Defend Family of Four Facing Eviction

At approximately 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, November 4th, 2021, Buncombe County Sheriff's Office arrested six people at the home of a South Asheville family facing eviction. The group

Protesters at Police Substation Groundbreaking Ceremony: “DEFUND AVLPD”

The City of Asheville held a groundbreaking ceremony at 10 am on October 18th, 2021, for the new "Public Safety Station" that Gleeson Builders will construct at 316 Broadway Broadway

“Land Back”: Activists tag Buncombe County Government Building on Indigenous People’s Day

Anonymous activists tagged a Buncombe County Government building early Monday morning, providing a message that runs counter to the typical "Columbus Day" rhetoric.
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