Covid-19

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Homelessness Consultants, “Part-Time” Public Records, & More This Week.

Welcome to “& More This Week,” The Asheville Free Press’ weekly(ish) newsletter, where I round up a few headlines that stood out to me over the week and share them with some opinion and context. If you’re not already, sign up to get these and all of our articles straight to your inbox.

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 crossroads with our county's mask mandate. The mandate, which was

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 funds they received as part of the American Rescue Plan Act to provide immediate relief for the unhoused community. "Our

162 New COVID-19 Cases at Buncombe County Schools This Week; Transparency Policy Remains Unclear.

There have been 162 new positive COVID-19 cases among students and staff between the dates of September 1, 2021, and September 8, 2021.
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