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American Idol winner Caleb Johnson to make homecoming appearance at Asheville Holiday Parade

From a press release: The Asheville Downtown Association today announced that 2014 American Idol winner, Caleb Johnson, will serve as Grand Marshal for the Asheville Holiday Parade, presented by Bojangles, on Saturday, November 22. The Grand Marshal float, sponsored by Mission Health, will lead the parade beginning at 11am on Biltmore Avenue. The parade continues […]


Rhetorical Factory hosts customer appreciation party Sept. 30 with new 828isgreat collection

West Asheville’s Rhetorical Factory is hosting a customer appreciation party on Tuesday, Sept. 30, from 4-9 p.m. More from a press release from 828isgreat: Celebrating four years of Rhetorical Factory in Asheville, and four months open at the new store, located at 444 Haywood Rd., they want to welcome customers and supporters to come enjoy […]

The Yes Ma’am! group busks in  downtown Asheville. Xpress file photo

AC-T: Asheville officials to hear about busking policy

Asheville Citizen-Times By Romando Dixson: ASHEVILLE – Complaints from business owners, visitors and residents caused city staff to examine policies involving panhandling, peddling and busking, city officials said Friday. City staff will present information on those issues to the city’s Public Safety Committee at 3:30 p.m. Monday on the fourth floor of the Municipal Building, […]