Swannanoa residents met with members of the Community Advisory Group, federal and state environmental protection officials Thursday evening to review the 2016 Record of Decision for the Chemtronics Superfund site. The EPA also revealed the presence of a new contamination detection on the property.
“We hope that if people sympathize with the demise of one helpless sheep and recognize, that he or she didn’t deserve to be “harvested” and “processed,” that this will carry over to compassion for other animals.”
” Next year, please leave us alone, and go focus your time on issues that matter like racist police brutality, factory farms, gentrification, climate change, etc.”
This year’s winners talk about what it takes to build a stellar gingerbread creation.
On Sunday, Dec. 11, Ben Phan and the Soul Symphony’s album crowdfunding campaign will go live, and later that night, the band will perform the to-be-recorded work in its entirety at The Grey Eagle.
Wine, warm cider and handcrafted wares promise to make a delightful holiday market at the Grovewood Gallery, which holds its annual Holiday Sip & Shop every December. Visitors imbibe (there are cookies, too) while browsing special holiday gifts. Local artists like painter Cynthia Wilson and dollmaker Charlie Patricolo show off their skills during two weekends. […]
“On Dec. 8, 1941, after hearing the news about Pearl Harbor, childhood friend Elsie Edwards wrote a two-page, heartbreaking letter to Burlison, hoping that he was safe and alive.”
The Buncombe County Board of Commissioners selected a new vice chair, had a heated discussion about a resolution against discrimination and held a closed session about a potential economic development that might bring 500 jobs to the county.
From holiday brews to books to shampoo, there are plenty of beercentric gifts available in all price ranges.
Disability is Diversity Week at UNC Asheville last month focused on disability as a form of diversity to be accepted and celebrated. Keynote speaker Matt Glowacki addressed the social justice issue of breaking down barriers between the able-bodied and the disabled.
We continue our examination of the aftermath of the killing of Will Harris, as reported on Nov. 17, 1906 in The Asheville Gazette News. This installment builds on our previous three posts depicting the events leading up to and ensuing from Harris’ actions. For last week’s post, click here. The material for this article was made available through the courtesy […]
The Döner offers kebabs and other Turkish foods at the Asheville Mall. Also: Buncombe Food Policy Council hosts a potluck, WNC Young Farmers Coalition holds a fundraiser at New Belgium, a holiday dinner at Rhubarb benefits The POP Project and City Bakery has launched its new production site.
In this week’s Asheville beer news, Whistle Hop Brewing hosts its grand opening, Burial Beer ushers in the holidays with its Velvet Magnum Christmas Party and Habitat Tavern and Commons offers Pints with Professors.
A new director and a new mystery character joins The 45th Annual Bernstein Family Christmas Spectacular.
New recording King Summer, a three song EP in advance of full-length Sensitivity Kit — due out next year — takes the band’s vision to the next level. RBTS WIN will perform those songs, other new material and back catalog favorites at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall on Saturday, Dec. 10.
Originally published in 1843 to mass appeal, Charles Dickens’ story remains a dark page-turning ghost story, best experienced by a crackling fireside. Flat Rock Playhouse manages to bring that firelight to the main stage with this hauntingly beautiful rendition, showing through Saturday, Dec. 17.
Al Whitesides bested three other candidates for appointment to a two-year term as a District 1 Buncombe County Commissioner. The vacancy was created when Brownie Newman left that post to become chair of the commission.