Local development group Public Interest Projects is hoping to build 32 apartments and a new commercial space at 56 S. Lexington Avenue, a downtown property behind the Aloft Asheville Hotel.
Press release from UNC Asheville: High School Students to Explore Health Careers at MAHEC Conference on October 7 More than 450 high school students from across the region will explore career opportunities in health careers and college preparation, when MAHEC presents its 15th annual Health Careers Education Awareness Conference on Oct. 7 at UNC Asheville’s […]
Press release from the NC NAACP: Moral Monday March to the Polls Rally To Be Held in Burnsville, NC Moral March to the Poll Rally September 22, 2014 Burnsville, NC Town Square 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. BURNSVILLE, NC – Thirteen months after the people of Yancey and Mitchell counties made their voices heard from the […]
A new report by a national liberal advocacy group takes aim at the proposed local I-26 connector project, calling it one of the top “highway boondoggles” in the country.
Supporters will celebrate the opening of Buncombe County’s newest public park this weekend.
Info via the RiverLink email newsletter: RiverLink hosts talk with Bill Jones of Carolina Native Nursery about Fall planting season (with corrected signup link) RiverLink is pleased to announce another Friday afternoon salon talk featuring Bill Jones, founder and President of Carolina Native Nursery, L.L.C. Bill will share his expertise from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. […]
Press release from Civitas, a conservative policy institute: Civitas President Francis De Luca today will file a complaint with the North Carolina State Board of Elections (SBOE) against radical, out-of-state groups that have violated state law and federal regulations. He will also speak at a press conference immediately after filing the complaints. In March and […]
Gov. Pat McCrory made several appearances across the state Sept. 17, including a stop at the Asheville Airport, to unveil what he described as a “25-Year Vision for transportation in North Carolina.”
Press release from Warren Wilson College: Transitioning to a new school year together: A unique service-learning partnership between Warren Wilson College First Year Students and 3rd graders at Isaac Dickson Elementary School Asheville, NC: September 15, 2014 First Year Warren Wilson College students were welcomed to Asheville and Warren Wilson just 3 weeks ago. 13 […]
The WNC Green Building Council (WNCGBC) is excited to announce the 2nd Annual CiderFest NC. The festival will be held at the WNC Farmers Market- 570 Brevard Rd in Asheville on Sunday, November 2nd, 2014 from 1P.M. – 5 P.M. Over 13 Cider makers will be featured at the event, attending from all over North […]
Press release from North Carolina’s Clean Water Management Trust Fund: North Carolina’s Clean Water Management Trust Fund (CWMTF) continues to fund outstanding land and water conservation projects across the state. During its September 16 meeting in Raleigh, the board approved funding for 23 land conservation projects that will safeguard water quality, provide recreational opportunities, preserve […]
Press release from West Asheville Business Association: Haywood Road Fall 2014 Clean Up Day Saturday September 20, 2014 from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM WABA (West Asheville Business Association) is once again teaming up with Asheville GreenWorks and Haywood Road businesses to host a clean up day. The Haywood Road Fall Clean Up Day will […]
Picking up where the previous BeerCity USA poll left off, USA Today is conducting an online poll to determine the nation’s “Best Beer Town.”
PRESS RELEASE: Noble Cider has purchased a 9,000 square foot building at 356 New Leicester Highway in West Asheville to serve as its new home for full-scale hard cider production.
The Carolina Public Press analyses the State Ethics Commission’s strengths and weaknesses. Here’s an excerpt from the article: The state office charged with the huge task of keeping North Carolina’s public officials on the up-and-up meets in a surprisingly small space. At least four times a year, the State Ethics Commission convenes in what was once […]
Press release from the American Cancer Society: Next Look Good Feel Better certification class for beauty professionals offered October 20 in Asheville Cancer treatment saves lives. But, it isn’t easy. Cancer can rob a woman of her energy, appetite and strength — but it doesn’t have to take away her self-confidence. Look Good Feel Better […]
Press release from CHARLES GEORGE VA MEDICAL CENTER: Asheville, N.C. – The staff of the Charles George VA Medical Center’s Veterans Canteen Service (VCS) operations was recently presented with a “Canteen of the Year.” The award officially recognizes the medical center food, drink and retail operations as one of the 10 best in the entire […]
Press release from the campaign of Rep. Tim Moffitt: Asheville – The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), North Carolina’s leading small business association, has once again endorsed Representative Tim Moffitt in his race for re-election to represent Buncombe County’s 116th district. NFIB’s political support is based on the candidates’ positions and records on small […]
Press release from UNC Asheville: The Departments of Atmospheric Sciences and Computer Science at UNC Asheville have been jointly awarded $613,609 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to provide scholarships and academic support to undergraduate students. With scholarships of approximately $6,000 per year, the Atmospheric and Computer Science Exploratory Scholars (ACES) Program will also provide […]
Press release from People of Faith Against the Death Penalty: Asheville Events on 3rd Anniversary of Troy Davis’ Execution People of Faith Against the Death Penalty is grateful to be able to co-sponsor Community Conversations to Commemorate the 3rd Anniversary of Troy Davis’ Execution with “I Am Troy Davis” author Jen Marlowe and Troy’s sister […]
Press release from Pisgah Legal Services: PLS to Feature “Nun on the Bus” Sister Simone Campbell as Keynote Speaker for October 6th Poverty Forum Sister Brings Attention to Social Issues Impacting People Living In Poverty Including Income Inequality, Raising the Minimum Wage WHO: Sister Simone Campbell, SSS, and NETWORK’s “Nuns on the Bus” will visit […]