Press release from National Forests in North Carolina: Two fatalities related to waterfalls occurred on the Pisgah National Forest during this past week. On Thursday, an Atlanta-area woman was wading in the stream that flows over Rainbow Falls on the Pisgah Ranger District when she lost her footing and was swept over the falls by the […]
Saturday, July 23, and Sunday, July 24, 2016, are code yellow air quality forecast days for the valleys of Asheville and Buncombe County. Unusually sensitive people should consider limiting prolonged outdoor activities. Saturday, July 23, and Sunday, July 24, 2016, are code orange air quality forecast days for the ridge tops of Asheville and Buncombe County. Air quality is unhealthy for sensitive groups. […]
Distribution will be centered in two locations, — at the two Family Stores listed above. The need now is for donations of children’s clothing so that we might accumulate them, — sort them, — and get them ready for distribution in time for Back-to-School.
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PRESS RELEASE FROM ASHEVILLE COMMUNITY THEATRE: Lenny, Meg and Babe Magrath are three Southern sisters with very different personalities and lives who have just reunited due to unfortunate circumstances: Babe is out on bail after shooting her husband in the stomach. Crimes of the Heart is warm-hearted, irreverent, zany and brilliantly imaginative comedy – and […]
The state’s seasonally adjusted June unemployment rate was 4.9 percent, decreasing 0.2 of a percentage point from May’s revised rate. The national rate increased 0.2 of a percentage point to 4.9 percent.
Game changers in physical education and school sports will team up at UNC Asheville July 25-27 for the fifth annual National Physical Education & School Sport Institute. The collaborative venture is hosted by UNC Asheville’s North Carolina Center for Health & Wellness (NCCHW), in partnership with Great Activities Publishing Company and UNC Asheville Athletics.
Phoenix Outdoor is hosting a retreat for clinical professionals seeking to relax, rejuvenate and learn about the ever expanding options for young people in recovery.
The third annual WNC Battle of the Burger released their first round of competitors as well as the bands selected to play one of Asheville’s premiere food events.
The Hendersonville Family YMCA’s volunteer-led TogetherhoodTM group is collecting donations of school supplies for the Boys & Girls Club of Henderson County’s afterschool program from August 1st through August 14th.
Press release: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ABCCM Honored for Work with Homeless Veterans American Legion Outreach Award to Veterans Services of the Carolinas ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Veterans Services of the Carolinas (VSC), a division of Asheville Buncombe Community Christian Ministry (ABCCM), recently won the North Carolina American Legion’s Homeless Veterans Outreach award for its work with […]
Press release: Continuing to bring excellent spoken word entertainment to Asheville, David Joe Miller Presents “MOUNTAIN STORIES” with nationally acclaimed storyteller and musician Adam Booth. Booth will present “MOUNTAIN STORIES” at Buffalo Nickel, 747 Haywood Road in West Asheville, on Wednesday, August 17 at 7 p.m. He’ll be joined by Asheville’s very own Vixi Jil […]
Press release: Hendersonville Family YMCA Supports Boys & Girls Club of Henderson County YMCA volunteer-led service committee collecting school supplies for local children Hendersonville, N.C., July 21, 2016 – The Hendersonville Family YMCA’s volunteer-led Togetherhood group is collecting donations of school supplies for the Boys & Girls Club of Henderson County’s afterschool program from August […]
Friday, July 22, 2016, is a code yellow air quality forecast day for the valleys and ridge tops of Asheville and Buncombe County. Unusually sensitive people should consider limiting prolonged outdoor activities. WNC Regional Air Quality Agency 49 Mt. Carmel Road Asheville, NC 28806 828-250-6777 Air Quality Forecast for Friday, 07/22/2016
Press release: Report: North Carolina #5 nationwide for solar per capita, but it’s under increasing attack Raleigh, N.C. – With roughly 4 solar panels for every 5 people, as of the end of last year North Carolina has more solar power capacity per capita than all but 4 other states nationwide. But the Tar Heel […]
PRESS RELEASE FROM BLACK MOUNTAIN COLLEGE MUSEUM + ARTS CENTER: Jeff Arnal has been appointed Executive Director of Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center (BMCM+AC) it was announced today by BMCM+AC Co-Chairs Brian Butler, PhD, and Don Carson effective August 1, 2016. In his position at BMCM + AC, he will be responsible for […]
PRESS RELEASE FROM THE MAGNETIC THEATRE: It’s Christmas in July! Every year, The Magnetic Theatre’s Bernstein Family Christmas Spectacular sells out its entire run, often before the show even opens. If you’ve ever felt frustrated because you missed your chance to get tickets to the show the Asheville Citizen-Times calls “the Christmas show to see […]
PRESS RELEASE FROM THE FOLK ART CENTER: As one of the first mediums in craft, the skill and mastery of wood has evolved into a celebrated material that members of the Southern Highland Craft Guild will showcase on Saturday, August 6. From 10 am to 4 pm, makers will demonstrate and share their working processes […]
Press release: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Local Business Receives Award for Outstanding Revenue Performance at SERVPROs Annual Convention Fletcher, N.C. (Grassroots Newswire) July 20, 2016 — Local entrepreneur(s) Stephen B. & Joan Martin of SERVPRO of Henderson County were recognized with the MILLIONAIRE’S Bronze award for outstanding revenue performance during an Awards ceremony at the […]
Local Asheville SURJ (Showing Up for Racial Justice) activists, faith leaders and community members gathered at the Asheville Visitor Center this morning to hold a rally calling attention to instances of racial inequity across the country. Demonstrators also demanded justice for Jai Lateef Solveig (Jerry) Williams, who was fatally shot by Asheville Police Sergeant Tyler Radford […]
PRESS RELEASE: The Mt. Mitchell Crafts Fair, Yancey County’s signature event, fills downtown Burnsville with arts, crafts, food and music, Friday, Aug. 5, and Saturday, Aug. 6. This year marks the event’s 60th anniversary. More than 200 artists and crafters will set up around the historic Town Square. The fair evolved out of a local tradition […]