City officials have promised to keep a tighter watch on businesses wanting to get rid of trees after Wells Fargo bank angered residents when it cut down a treasured cypress oak.
A bank official also acknowledged criticism of getting rid of the oak and two large cherry trees near the intersection of Louisiana and Patton avenues and said it would replant trees at that location. ...
The oak had been designated a Treasured Tree by Asheville Greenworks because of its size and rarity in the region. ...Read the full article