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Robin Bullock performs at Mountain Spirit Coffee House, Sept. 14

From a press release: Robin Bullock performs at Mountain Spirit Coffee House, Sept. 14 Sunday, Sept. 14. Doors at 6:30 p.m., show at 7 p.m. Donation: $15 Adults/ $10 students Held at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Asheville. Info at  545-2260, mountainspiritcoffeehouse@gmail.com We welcome back Robin Bullock to our stage. In 2013, after thirteen years […]

Thousands of Comments Collected for Public Input on Fracking Rules

The next public comment meeting will be held from 5-9 p.m. on Friday, September 12 at the Bardo Fine & Performing Arts Center at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, NC. For more information or to submit a comment, click here. From a Press Release: Thousands of Comments Collected for Public Input on Fracking Rules Raleigh, […]

Brevard College Students Begin School Year Giving Back to Community

From a press release: Brevard College Students Begin School Year Giving Back to Community Members of Brevard College’s incoming class spent their first Monday on campus giving back to the community that they now call home. Groups of new BC students could be found painting, sprucing up landscaping, polishing antique silver and organizing student supplies […]

CO: NC Legislators Reach Compromise on Coal Ash Bill

The Charlotte Observer NC Legislators Reach Compromise on Coal Ash Bill By Bruce Henderson North Carolina House and Senate leaders announced a compromise on a stalled coal ash bill late Tuesday, days before legislators end their session. Both chambers put Charlotte-based Duke Energy on track to drain its 33 North Carolina ash ponds within 15 […]

HomeTrust Bank reaches settlement in trademark dispute with HomeTown Bank

Press Release ASHEVILLE, N.C., Aug. 19, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HomeTrust Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:HTBI) (Company), today announced that its banking subsidiary, HomeTrust Bank, has reached a settlement of a trademark dispute with Roanoke, Virginia based HomeTown Bank. Dana Stonestreet, HomeTrust Bank Chairman, President and CEO commented, “We are pleased to have reached an amicable settlement […]

Martha Woodroof, author of “Small Blessings,” reading and signing, Aug. 26

From a press release: Martha Woodroof, author of “Small Blessings,” reading and signing, Aug. 26 Martha Woodroof Reading & Signing Small Blessings, a Novel August 26, at 7p.m. Malaprop’s Bookstore/Cafe 55 Haywood St A freelance contributor to NPR and npr.org, Martha Woodroof has now written a sparkling debut novel, SMALL BLESSINGS, about a small-town college […]

Annual Apple Recipe Contest will take place in Hendersonville on Aug. 29

Press Release From the North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Henderson County Center The Annual Apple Recipe Contest will be held August 29th this year at the First Citizens’ Plaza on Main Street in Hendersonville.  As usual many generous merchants have provided prizes for the winners this year. Any interested individual may enter the contest by submitting […]

New school year ushers in programming at Youth OUTright

Press Release ASHEVILLE, NC…August 19, 2014…School is back in session, and Youth OUTright is geared up for another great year.  Programs are held every Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the First Congregational United Church of Christ in downtown Asheville. Sunday 9/7 Young Voices Preview/rehearsal.  Performers for the September 11 Young Voices event will […]