Monthly Archives: December 2017


Asheville Explores Different Types of Greenways

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — Asheville officials and other groups hold a meeting Monday night to talk about the city’s greenways. An expert from Knoxville is coming to talk about how greenways can come in many forms, and how unpaved ones are working for Knoxville. Hominy Creek Greenway is a place the […]


Dirt may be answer to Asheville’s $4M greenway shortage

ASHEVILLE – Greenways rank among the city’s most popular amenities. But high construction costs and other setbacks have meant many planned paths remain unbuilt. Recent estimates show four “shovel-ready” greenways would cost $4 million more than city staff estimated less than a year ago. Now officials are looking to boost the […]


Jackson County Visit

On December 1st eight Connect Buncombe board members along with Buncombe County Parks and Recreation staff members visited Jackson County to learn about county greenway plans and visit the first link of their Tuckaseegee River Greenway. Although only 1.2 miles long, this greenway has witnessed up to 20,000 visitors in […]


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2017: Looking Back – and Ahead!

Connect Buncombe’s 2017 Annual Meeting was held November 15th at the Comfort Suites Asheville Outlet Mall. Thirty-five greenway friends gathered to renew acquaintances, catch up on the latest greenway news, review Connect Buncombe’s accomplishments for 2017 and look forward to plans for 2018. Marcia Bromberg, Board President, noted that throughout […]