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BCGOP: Why is there no accountability on snow day issue?

Here’s the press release from the Buncombe County Republican Party: Part of an ongoing pattern we see Register of Deeds Drew Reisinger consistently propped up by Democrat controlled County Commission. Asheville, NC- Earlier this week the Buncombe County GOP filed a public records request with Buncombe County Government to obtain a better understanding of the […]

Asheville’s Green Cottage Company relocates to Gerber Village

Here’s the press release from Gerber Village: Asheville, NC (July 28, 2014) – Compact Cottages, an Asheville-based small footprint, green home builder, has recently moved to 22 Fall Pippen Lane, in South Asheville’s Gerber Village. Compact Cottages has been providing the WNC area with stylish, affordable, small footprint cottage style homes since 2008. Founded by […]

Butoh artist Vanessa Skantze holds Asheville residency and workshop

From a press release: Butoh artist Vanessa Skantze holds Asheville residency and workshop Asheville dance companies Anemone Dance Theater and Legacy Butoh will collaborate to host acclaimed Butoh artist and choreographer Vanessa Skantze for an artist residency in Asheville the week of August 5-12. Highlights of the residency include: Listening to the Bones: The Body […]

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Hendersonville artist Susan Webb Tregay exhibits at Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park

From a press release: Hendersonville artist Susan Webb Tregay exhibits at Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park The public is invited to view a solo exhibit of paintings by Hendersonville artist Susan Webb Tregay (http://www.susanwebbtregay.com) currently on display on the lobby level adjacent to the Pisgah Ballroom at Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park. Tregay’s background includes more than […]

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Haywood Arts Regional Theater (HART) stages “Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story,” Aug. 8-10

From a press release: Haywood Arts Regional Theater (HART) stages “Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story,” Aug. 8-10 Four years ago Mark Jones blew audiences away when he appeared on the HART stage as Buddy Holly in “Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story.” Ever since HART Executive Director, Steve Lloyd has been asked repeatedly if he could […]

Different Strokes! Performing Arts Collective opens “Sisters,” Aug. 8

From a press release: Different Strokes! Performing Arts Collective opens “Sisters,” Aug. 8 Our production of Marsha Jackson-Randolph’s Sisters opens in just two weeks, with performances August 8-24 at the BeBe Theatre (30 Commerce St.) Showtime is Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m., with Sunday matinees at 3 p.m. Advance online tickets are only […]

Enka High School student dies following car accident

Press Release From Buncombe County Schools: (ASHEVILLE)‐ An Enka High School student, involved in a car accident this afternoon, has died. The student, 15‐year‐old Christopher Taylor, had attended football practice at the school earlier in the day. He was scheduled to be a sophomore for the 2014‐2015 school year. Jeffrey Frady, Enka High School Head […]

‘Stories that Make Lasting Legacies’ is theme of Community Foundation luncheon

From press release:   Hendersonville, N.C., July 28, 2014: Behind every act of charitable giving is a narrative as unique as the person making the gift, and to celebrate this, the theme of Community Foundation of Henderson County’s 2014 Annual Luncheon is “Stories that Make Lasting Legacies.” Storyteller Jeff Polish will be the guest speaker […]

UNC Asheville to host  SENCER Summer Institute

From press release: Hundreds of educators from many disciplines will come to UNC Asheville for the 2014 SENCER Summer Institute, sharing best practices for connecting teaching of STEM topics (science, technology, engineering and math) with critical local, national and global issues. SENCER (Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities) will hold its summer institute […]

Cherokee chief testifies before U.S. Senate committee on positive impact of tribal gaming

From press release:   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Michell Hicks, Principal Chief of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI), told a U.S. Senate committee in testimony on July 23, 2014, that gaming on the Cherokee reservation in North Carolina has had a “dramatic impact” on the lives of Cherokee families and especially children in ways […]

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Highland announces next release (#10) in its ’20 Beers for 20 Years’ series

Asheville, NC—Schenk’s Cream Ale is one of the most fabled beers in Highland Brewing Company’s repertoire. Being re-released on August 1st as beer #10 in its their “20 Beers for 20 Years” series, this storied cream ale has always been a crowd favorite and is a nod to Highland’s past. Schenk’s Cream Ale was first brewed in 2008, after tattooed home brewer […]

Vegetation shifting up slope and north as climate changes

From press release: WASHINGTON – Because of the combination of climate change and habitat loss, up to one-quarter of the total area of the U.S. National Park System is vulnerable to vegetation shifting up slope and northward according to new research published in the journal Global Change Biology. The research, by University of Southampton scientist Felix […]

Learn about the hospice caregiving experience at Four Seasons seminar tomorrow

Press release from Four Seasons Compassion for Life: The free event, “Busting the Myth on Hospice: the Who, What, When and How of Hospice Care Giving,” shares ways hospice care giving benefits individuals and families HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. – If you’re interested in learning about the hospice care-giving experience, then you may wish to attend the […]