Asheville Area Piano Forum’s annual spring benefit concert, April 6

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Press release from the Asheville Area Piano Forum: The Asheville Area Piano Forum (AAPF) will present its 13th Annual Spring Benefit Concert at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Asheville, on Sunday, April 8th at 3:00 PM. The program will feature solo piano works by Beethoven, Chopin, Albeniz, Schubert, and Liszt performed by 6 of the areas leading pianists: Deborah Belcher, Kimberly Cann, John Cobb, Leslie Downs, and Grace Lee.


Ex-Asheville cop arraigned on charges he beat man over jaywalking

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ASHEVILLE, N.C. — A former North Carolina police officer facing criminal charges after body camera footage appears to show him beating a man suspected of jaywalking was arraigned in Buncombe County court Friday, reports CBS affiliate WSPA. Ex-Asheville Police Department officer Christopher William Hickman was charged late Thursday with assault by strangulation, assault inflicting serious injury,


Future transit efforts, concerns mirror Asheville’s past

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COMING DOWN THE ROAD: As Asheville continues to wrangle with its latest growth spurt, an increasing number of residents are calling for public transit and multimodal transportation options in the city. But financial and strategic planning obstacles make for a complex path to increased multimodal transportation, similar to the challenges faced over 100 years ago, when the city featured one of the largest electric trolley systems in the country. Photo courtesy of the City of Asheville