Asheville groove, part 3: Cherishing our sense of place

For well over a century, Asheville has attracted creative people. So, whatever good deeds have been done in the recent past should be seen as growing out of the incredible mountains around us and as gifts from prior generations, the Cherokees and hard-scrabble Southern Appalachian settlers and Asheville’s new urbanists from the mid-19th century onward. […]

Photo courtesy of 5th Sun Specialties

Local funders wanted: Area chips & salsa maker seeks to expand

5th Sun Specialties chips, local maker of chips, salsas and hot sauces, is seeking additional capital to expand its operations. 5th Sun Specialties products can be found on local grocers’ shelves, such as Earth Fare, Greenlife, French Broad Food Co-op and West Village Market. The company’s owners, Michael and Adrienne Henzel, relocated to Asheville from […]

Air quality forecast for Thursday, Aug. 7: YELLOW

Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, is a code YELLOW air quality forecast day for the valleys and ridges of Asheville. This means that unusually sensitive people should consider limiting prolonged outdoor exertion. Please call our office if you have any questions. WNC Regional Air Quality Agency 49 Mt. Carmel Road Asheville, NC  28806 (828) 250-6777  Fax […]

Air quality forecast for Tuesday, Aug. 5: YELLOW

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, is a code YELLOW air quality forecast day for the valleys and ridges of Asheville. This means that unusually sensitive people should consider limiting prolonged outdoor exertion. Please call our office if you have any questions. WNC Regional Air Quality Agency 49 Mt. Carmel Road Asheville, NC  28806 (828) 250-6777  Fax […]

Air quality forecast for Wednesday, June 18: YELLOW

Wednesday, June 18, 2014, is a code YELLOW air quality forecast day for the valleys and ridges of Asheville. This means that unusually sensitive people should consider limiting prolonged outdoor exertion. For more information, contact: WNC Regional Air Quality Agency Asheville, NC 28806 (828) 250-6777 or visit N.C. Division of Air Quality