Pandemic arson sparks harmful inconvenience at Asheville comfort retailer – The Blue Banner

Austin Campbell News writer acampbell@unca.edu Photos by Austin CampbellPhoto by Prashant Patel speaking about where the fire was lit. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the Asheville Fire Department said Buncombe County has seen an increase in fire crimes. “It is important to understand what arson is. Arson is a broad term used to describe a… Continue reading Pandemic arson sparks harmful inconvenience at Asheville comfort retailer – The Blue Banner

Pandemic arson sparks harmful inconvenience at Asheville comfort retailer – The Blue Banner

Austin Campbell Message writer acampbell@unca.edu Photo by Aubrie HolcombPhoto of the Riversedge Shell gas station on Swannanoa River Road. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Asheville Fire Department announced that there had been an increase in fire-related crimes in Buncombe County. “It is important to understand what arson is. Arson is a broad… Continue reading Pandemic arson sparks harmful inconvenience at Asheville comfort retailer – The Blue Banner

Asheville Residents Converse Out Towards Charlotte Avenue Demolishment – The Blue Banner

Brandon Ayoungchee Arts & Features Writer bayoungc@unca.edu The intersection of Charlotte Street and Clyde Street. Some Asheville residents oppose the demolition of historic Charlotte Street homes. Asheville residents near Charlotte Street are putting up their Save Charlotte Street signs to protect 11-13 historic homes from demolition. Residents Molly Madsen and Philip King, who both live… Continue reading Asheville Residents Converse Out Towards Charlotte Avenue Demolishment – The Blue Banner

Asheville Residents Converse Out In opposition to Charlotte Road Demolishment – The Blue Banner

Brandon Ayoungchee Arts & Features Writer bayoungc@unca.edu Asheville residents near Charlotte Street are putting up their Save Charlotte Street signs to protect 11-13 historic homes from demolition. Residents Molly Madsen and Philip King, who both live on Evelyn Place, explained their different opinions on the preservation of Charlotte Street. “As far as I know, the… Continue reading Asheville Residents Converse Out In opposition to Charlotte Road Demolishment – The Blue Banner

Asheville artists share their lockdown story – The Blue Banner

Brandon Ayoung-Chee Arts & Features Writer bayoungc@unca.edu Photo by Katie BloomerWendi Diamond uses a variety of mediums for her art including acrylic, oil, wax and her latest love, mixed media. Artists in Asheville are finding their businesses shut down due to COVID-19, but according to artist Wendi Bryant Diamond, this helps practice their artistic skills… Continue reading Asheville artists share their lockdown story – The Blue Banner