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  You know sometimes I am amazed at the power of this network. The Asheville City Council  is meeting today to discuss potential revisions to the steep slope ordinance that the city is planning implementing. The main sticking point is that whether to have the ordinance cover property beginning at...
05/09/2007
   During the late 1970's  the Carter administration began the first full fledged governmental effort to support solar powered energy by extending tax credits to homeowners who installed solar systems in their home. The solar industry started to take off then as more people began to explore and u...
05/07/2007
Here is a great example of a Green Home. See my other blog about Green Home Appraisals for more info. Photo And Basic Information: Previous   1 of 10 Next Show All PhotosVirtual TourAddress:20150 N River Rd , Alva FL 33920Price:$895,895Property Type:Sin...
05/06/2007
 The Asheville Mountain Sports Festival is just what it sound like, a rousing and rollicking combination of a variety of different sports competitions, along with music and  demonstrations designed for the whole family to have some fun. The premier events include:The Sunset Stampede 10 mile run  ...
05/02/2007
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 I was at a meeting with a group of concerned citizens in the Fairview  community a couple of weeks ago listening to the woman who had organized the effort ten years ago  to get Charlotte Highway (the main road running through Fairview) designated as a North Carolina Scenic Byway.  This designati...
05/02/2007
 I read a comment on a Dena Stevens blog a couple of days ago by Michael Rossregarding his opinion that the Green Movement(my definition below)was anti-growth, anti housing, anti builder, anti developer, anti business, anti property owner's rights. Dena responded by saying  the editor of the loca...
05/01/2007
 The Princeton Review recently released its 2008 survey of Best Value in Public Colleges with the University of North Carolina Asheville(UNCA) being rated as number three in the country out of 650 colleges and universities. Two Best Values lists are presented, one for Public Colleges and the othe...
04/28/2007
Finishing up our mini tour of Haywood Street, the east side of Haywood has two art galleries, The Aerial Gallery and a branch of the  Fine Arts League of Asheville although their main office is a block over on Rankin Ave.  The eclectic mix of stores, shops, and eateries also includes the Beirgard...
04/25/2007
I thought I would start my tour of downtown Asheville on the street I first used when entering Downtown Asheville and that would be Haywood Street. The first thing I saw that comes into view is the Basilica of St. Lawrence a building with great architecture and a rich history.  Right across the w...
04/22/2007
I have an out of town couple who are thinking about buying as much acreage as they can and putting a simple green home up with a small footprint. They will be stewards for the property as long as they live there and are considering utilizing a conservation easement to preserve the property in per...
04/22/2007
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