United Federal Credit Union to open Hendersonville branch this summer

United Federal Credit Union is opening a new branch in Hendersonville this summer. The 10,000-square-foot facility, the third UFCU branch in the state, will be located at 101 Jack Street, where renovations are currently underway. Here is the full release from UFCU: United Federal Credit Union (UFCU) is excited to announce it will open a […]

Bloomberg: SEC Approves Less-Regulated Mini-IPOs Cheered by Hambrecht

The Security Exchange Commission unanimously approved a new rule to relax regulations on certain “mini initial public offerings.” The rule applies to companies raising up to $50 million from the general public and removes “certain regulatory hurdles, such as approval from every state where the firm has investors,” according to a report by Bloomberg’s Dave […]

UPDATE: Biltmore Property Group plans ribbon cutting for new location, March 18

UPDATE: Biltmore Property Group has moved its ribbon cutting event to Wednesday, March 18, at 11:30 a.m. Here is the original article Xpress ran regarding the event: Biltmore Property Group, a full service property management firm for Western North Carolina, has planned a ribbon cutting celebration for their new retail location on Sweeten Creek Road. […]

Jason Walls to present on Duke Energy’s plans for land near Issac Dickson Elementary, March 17

Jason Walls, Duke Energy’s district manager for the Asheville area, is visiting the Montford Recreation Center (34 Pearson Drive) on Tuesday, March 17, at 7 p.m., to give a presentation regarding Duke’s purchase of and plans for their recently acquired land in downtown Asheville, including a plot in close proximity to Issac Dickson Elementary. Walls […]

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Get in Gear Fest celebrates locally made outdoor goods at March 21 event

Get in Gear Fest invites Ashevilleans to consider the economic impact of their outdoor gear buying habits while enjoying a day of product demos, races, beer and other light-hearted activities. Sponsored by a host of Western North Carolina gear builders and other supporters, the free event will be held at the River Arts District’s RiverLink […]

Bostonian blogs about Sunburst Trout Farms following Seafood Expo North America

After visiting Sunburst Trout Farm’s exhibit at the Seafood Expo North America (held in Boston from Monday, March 15 through Wednesday, March 17), one Massachusetts resident was inspired by the Western North Carolina company’s story — and its trout jerky and caviar. Like many impassioned foodies, he took to his blog. “Sunburst continues to be […]

Asheville Bar Wars 2015 seeks bar applicants for competitive, charitable ‘Mix-Off’ through March 18 deadline

Asheville’s second Bar Wars event — scheduled to run at ten selected drinking establishments from Monday, March 23 through Sunday, April 5 — is accepting applications to join the competition until Wednesday, March 18. Organized by Spirit Savvy Cocktails and sponsored by Asheville Grit and Ashevegas, the event calls on 10 bars to serve up […]