With summer winding down and the start of fall less than a month away, now is the time to bask in warm evenings and enjoy summer’s plentiful bounty. Sunny Point Cafe will host a beer-and-bites party in their potager garden tomorrow evening, Thursday, Aug. 28. Proceeds from the event support local nonprofit Start From Seed.
A downtown festival spread big local love on Sunday, featuring more than 150 local vendors, artists and organizations.
Press Release Asheville (August 18, 2014) – Autumn in Asheville is the perfect season–cool, crisp air settles in, the leaves turn, and the Blue Ridge Mountains take on a majestic glory. And, just in time to enjoy that scene, Whole Foods Market at Asheville Market opens August 26 at 9 a.m., complete with the Tunnel […]
Press Release The UhaulCarShare program is now offered on the UNC Asheville campus, with two vehicles available to reserve at an hourly or daily rate by students, faculty, staff and visitors to campus. The addition of the two UhaulCarShare cars, which have dedicated parking spots in front of Brown Hall, represent a new transportation option, […]
From Ashvegas: Word on the street is that there’s a new brewery coming to downtown Asheville. The location – the bottom floor of the Downtown Market on South French Broad Avenue. Click here to visit Ashvegas for the scoop.
Press Release ASHEVILLE, N.C., Aug. 19, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HomeTrust Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:HTBI) (Company), today announced that its banking subsidiary, HomeTrust Bank, has reached a settlement of a trademark dispute with Roanoke, Virginia based HomeTown Bank. Dana Stonestreet, HomeTrust Bank Chairman, President and CEO commented, “We are pleased to have reached an amicable settlement […]
Press Release From the North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Henderson County Center The Annual Apple Recipe Contest will be held August 29th this year at the First Citizens’ Plaza on Main Street in Hendersonville. As usual many generous merchants have provided prizes for the winners this year. Any interested individual may enter the contest by submitting […]
Asheville Citizen-Times reporter Tony Kiss, a.k.a. “the beer guy,” wrote today that Asheville icon Sister Bad Habit will be featured in a new amber ale collaboration between Thirsty Monk and Asheville Brewing. Kiss reports the beer is set to release on Wednesday, Aug. 27 at Asheville Brewing. Click here to read the original story.
From GoTopless.org: GoTopless Day 2014 will fall on Sunday Aug. 24. GoTopless Day always falls at the Sunday closest to Women’s Equality Day, Aug 26. It is indeed on Aug 26, 1920 that women earned their right to vote on the basis of Gender Equality. In 1971, the US Congress has made Aug 26 into a […]
Press Release ASHEVILLE, NC…August 19, 2014…School is back in session, and Youth OUTright is geared up for another great year. Programs are held every Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the First Congregational United Church of Christ in downtown Asheville. Sunday 9/7 Young Voices Preview/rehearsal. Performers for the September 11 Young Voices event will […]
Press Release The Grove Park Sunset Mountain Neighborhood will hold its annual Tour of Homes Showcasing 12 unique stops. Come see a remarkable variety of homes this year from ……all situated in the beautiful Grove Park district. Sunday, September 7, 2014 11am-5pm Advance tickets are $15 and go on sale August 15 at The Chop […]
Asheville Citizen-Times By Carol Motsinger: The Asheville Police Department charged a Swannanoa man with the first degree murder of an Asheville artist Friday, after a 10-month investigation into his death. Juan Carlos Jimenez, 38, has been charged in connection with the Christopher Ortega homicide, according to warrants. Ortega was found dead in his Coleman Avenue […]
Press Release From Governor Pat McCrory: Raleigh, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory and Department of Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that 95 of the state’s 100 counties saw increases in visitor spending in 2013. Data from the North Carolina Department of Commerce’s Division of Tourism, Film and Sports Development showed that visitor spending topped […]
Asheville Citizen-Times By Clarke Morrison: Maximilian Sage Alexander, 29, of Wisteria Drive, was charged Thursday with involuntary manslaughter, a felony, in the July 13 death of Virginia Ann Senechal. Alexander was driving on Kimberly Avenue when he lost control and his vehicle, jumped a curb and struck Senechal, who was walking on a sidewalk, Sgt. […]
Press Release From Friends of the Smokies KODAK, TN – Friends of Great Smoky Mountains National Park raised $200,250 Thursday through its 20th annual “Friends Across the Mountains” telethon thanks to hundreds of callers, online donations and help from sponsors Dollywood, Mast General Store, Pilot Corporation, and SmartBank. Since 1995 Friends of the Smokies’ telethons […]
WLOS By Rex Hodge: Investigators are looking for the cause of a fatal fire in Jackson County Thursday morning. It broke out in a house in Cullowhee just after 5:30 a.m. Thursday morning, along Highway 107. A passerby called 911 for help. Click here for full story and video.
Asheville Citizen-Times By Sabian Warren: ASHEVILLE – Western North Carolina likely is headed toward a less-than-spectacular fall leaf season unless weather conditions become considerably drier. Consistent rain over much of the year means mountain soils are holding plenty of moisture, which is good for trees’ health overall but bad for leaf color, says Kathy Mathews, […]
Press Release From A-B Tech: A-B Tech Community College’s Culinary Team recently competed in the American Culinary Federation Student Team National “Final Four” Championship for a record eighth time. This year’s contest was held in Kansas City in July. A-B Tech has had a team in the national finals more than any other student team […]
Join us, Friday night! Pet Food Drive for Brother Wolf Animal Rescue. When: Friday, August 15 from 5:30-7:30PM Where: Universal Joint 784 Haywood Road, West Asheville What: Join us for a Dog Days of Summer night at Universal Joint. Pet Food Drive to Benefit Brother Wolf Animal Rescue. Dogs welcome on the patio. Donations of […]
On Tuesday, Aug. 12, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals released a statement, video and photo gallery (link below) claiming a Western North Carolina dairy farm mistreats its animals. The video showed cows on the farm knee-deep in their own manure, trudging through the sludge while feeding, sleeping and before milking. PETA reported many of […]