Jazz singer Serpentine Arborvitae to kick off Classic Wineseller’s second summer jazz series July 5

Press release from Classic Wineseller: Jazz Singer Serpentine Arborvitae to Kick-off Wineseller’s Second Summer Jazz Series on July 5 Waynesville, NC – Enjoy the music of the area’s top jazz performers during the 2014 Summer Jazz Series at the Classic Wineseller, 20 Church Street in Waynesville. The series takes place on four consecutive Saturdays in […]

Registration opens for RiverLink’s 2014 Anything That Floats Parade

Press release from RiverLink: Registration Opens for RiverLink’s 2014 Anything That Floats Parade Registration is open for RiverLink’s Anything That Floats Parade to be held on Saturday, August 9, 2014 on the French Broad River in Asheville. Join RiverLink for the wildest, wackiest event of the summer. Creating and building a raft, float or flotilla […]

CPP: WNC’s public housing faces tightening budgets, rising demand

From Carolina Public Press: Housing projects are generally associated with more urban environs. But people facing economic hardship exist throughout the 18 counties of Western North Carolina, and many are relying on public housing developments to provide roofs over their heads. While Asheville has the largest single housing authority in the region, with 1,500 units, […]

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For your health: Wellness news and events throughout WNC

Mission Health Partners is NC’s first clinically integrated network Mission Health, MAHEC and a group of independent physicians have spearheaded the development of a new health network: Mission Health Partners. Mission Health Partners is a patient-centric, physician-governed network of clinicians, hospitals and other providers working collaboratively to improve patient care, reduce costs and ultimately, according […]

Free home safety checklist available for Buncombe, Henderson, Polk, Transylvania and Haywood Counties area seniors

From Home Instead Senior Care: Free Home Safety Checklist Available for Buncombe, Henderson, Polk, Transylvania and Haywood Counties Area Seniors In recognition of National Safety Month, the Home Instead Senior Care office serving Buncombe, Henderson, Polk, Transylvania and Haywood Counties is offering a free home safety checklist for area seniors and their families. According to […]

Shiloh Community Association celebrates grand opening of the SCA Little Free Library

Press release from the Shiloh Community Association: Grand Opening of the Shiloh Community’s Little Free Library The Shiloh Community Association (SCA) is excited to announce the grand opening of the SCA Little Free Library, Charter #1471 and you’re invited. Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 12:00 noon Shiloh Community Garden 
59 Hampton Street, Asheville What is […]

Appalachian Trail Conservancy seeks volunteer to help remove invasive plants July 12

Press release from the Appalachian Trail Conservancy: The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) is seeking volunteers to participate in an invasive exotic plant workday beginning at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, July 12 at Lemon Gap, along the Appalachian Trail (A.T.) on the Tennessee/North Carolina border. Carpooling to Lemon Gap will be available, and those interested should meet at […]