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The future of Asheville's Memorial Stadium: Can tourism and community needs coexist?

The future of Asheville's Memorial Stadium: Can tourism and community needs coexist? - From Asheville Citizen Times.


Fearing the needs of residents in one of Asheville's oldest historically Black neighborhoods are being overlooked in favor of tourists, City Council member Antanette Mosley is pushing to fund a long-desired and contentious track at Memorial Stadium.


As the city grappled with the allocation of $17.9 million in federal COVID-19 funds at a Feb. 1 work session, Mosley asked that ARPA funds be considered for the project, "keeping our promises made to a community that had already been ravaged by urban renewal."


More here:

https://www.citizen-times.com/story/news/local/2022/02/03/asheville-memorial-stadium-new-track-city-council-covid-funds-historically-black-neighborhood/9299987002/


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