On tonight’s edition of the AFM News Hour: Brent Bailey, Buncombe County Re-entry Council Coordinator will join us in the studio to discuss the difficulties facing individuals released from prison and the various services and re-entry programs that are available; then we’re speaking with Julie Mayfield in regards to her newly elected seat on city council.
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The Asheville FM News Hour features news, commentary and interviews regarding the issues affecting people in Asheville and WNC. We're proud to include headlines by The Asheville Blade, the Wild Gardener segment with Peter Loewer, and the CalCast from The Mountain Xpress, featuring "Echoes," written by Sean Smith, performed by Liberated State.
Tune in Thursdays at 7pm for lively discussions with news makers, non-profits and everyday folks.
Our news team includes: Todd Lester, Kim Roney, Scott Owen, TJ Amos, Geronimo Owen, David Forbes, Arlen Jones, Leslie Boyd, Emily Curran, Trevon Dunn, Gerry Leonard, Emma Hutchens, and Rachel Herman. Logo courtesy of Nathanael Roney.
AFM News Hour: Thursday Edition's Blog
On tonight’s edition of the AFM News Hour: we have this week’s city council report; we’re in the studio with Don Kostelec of Kostelec Planning to discuss the urgency of the I-26 Connector Project and comment period; then Executive Director, Michael Woods, Amanda Woods and Natasha of Western Carolina Rescue Mission are in the studio to talk about an upcoming “Beds-for-Babies” initiative to build a new homeless shelter for local women and children.
On tonight’s edition of the AFM News Hour: we’re presenting the Asheville Blade piece A Guide to Asheville’s Government; Bill Branyon will join us in the studio in memory of the late Wally Bowen, one of Asheville’s long-time advocates for independent internet and media; then Ryan Williams of the Mothlight Session Singers will be here to tell us all about the Christmas event and their collection of winter gear and cards for the homeless.