A new partnership between the Asheville Humane Society and Animal Compassion Network will allow resources to be pooled in an effort to better provide for the region’s homeless animals, says Meghan Jordan, AHS director of development and communications. The merger, announced on May 1, was not born of financial need, she explains. “We’re coming off […]
On Thursday, the student-run UNCA community health fair showcased a full floor of exhibits promoting community wellness for all age groups. This year’s offerings included more than 20 new vendors, both franchised businesses and local health staples. (Photo by Jackie Starkey)
In a new twist, those buying the Asheville Grown Business Alliance’s Go Local discount card can now direct $5 of the purchase price to a specific city school or group. Last year, $10 of the proceeds from each card sold benefited the Asheville City Schools and the Asheville City Schools Foundation; the remainder went to […]
Starting last Friday, those purchasing the Go Local discount cards can designate which Asheville-grown group will receive the $5 donation included in the purchase.
Press release From Mars Hill College MARS HILL COLLEGE RECEIVES FUNDS FROM THE LETTIE PATE WHITEHEAD FOUNDATION Mars Hill College has received $135,000 from the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation of Atlanta, GA to go to scholarships for Christian women residing in southeastern states. This is an increase of $15,000 over last year’s funding. Fifty students […]
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testified today before the House Foreign Affairs Committee to answer questions regarding the attack on the United States consulate last Sept. North Carolina’s 11th District Congressional seat Mark Meadows serves on the committee and shared his thoughts via The Hill’s Congressional Blog this morning. (Photo by Bill Rhodes) Statement From […]
CWNC will host a rate-hike rally in Pritchard Park this Saturday, Jan. 26, in opposition to Duke Energy’s plan to raise utility rates by 18 percent.
Press release From AshevilleGasPrices.com Asheville, January 21- Average retail gasoline prices in Asheville have fallen 1.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.34/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 259 gas outlets in Asheville. This compares with the national average that has increased 0.7 cents per gallon in the last week to […]