Cost of Growth: Population steady as cost of living soars

Asheville has seen a 20 percent gain in population since 2000. In the 1970s and 1980s, Asheville’s downtown was empty with some buildings boarded up.{&nbsp;}<p></p> Cost of Living data from the Council for Community and Economic Research.{&nbsp;}<p></p> ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — It could be the most common thing heard in the streets — Asheville has […]