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Corn Growers Association Of N. C. referendum set for Feb. 22

Press release from Corn Growers Association of N. C.: February 22 is the date when corn growers will vote on continuation of the self assessment program for six years. The Board of Directors of the Corn Growers Association is asking that farmers assess themselves at a rate of 1.25 cents per bushel on all corn marketed […]

Harris Regional Hospital limits visitation due to seasonal flu outbreak

Press release from Harris Regional Hospital in Sylva:  Due to high levels of respiratory viruses in the community, Harris Regional Hospital is implementing seasonal influenza precautions. Visiting restrictions will be in place during peak flu season, which generally lasts through the first of April, and Harris Regional Hospital is asking that the following people do not […]

Temporary road closure in place due to effects from wildfire — Hurricane Gap Road, Mill Ridge Road in Madison County

Press release from National Forests in North Carolina: Forest Service officials announced that two temporary road closures are now in place in Madison County near Hot Springs. Hurricane Gap Road, also known as Forest Service Road (FSR) 467, and Mill Ridge Road, FSR 113, will be closed effective January 19th to protect public safety.  Surveys of […]

HART’s Winter Theater Festival opens Jan. 27

Press release: HART’S Winter Theater Festival LOVE LETTERS Opens January 27th Next up in HART’s Feichter Studio is the popular romantic drama “Love Letters” by A.R. Gurney, opening January 27th. The play was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize when it premiered in 1988. “Love Letters” centers on two characters, Melissa Gardner and Andrew Makepeace […]

Dinosaurs Unleashed exhibit roars into Asheville

Press release: Discover the Dinosaurs UNLEASHED Exhibit Roars into Asheville Explore the mystery of prehistoric life at the US Cellular Center January 28 and 29 ASHEVILLE, NC (Dec. 20, 2016) – Learn, discover and have fun in this unique hands-on exhibit when Discover the Dinosaurs UNLEASHED roars into the US Cellular Center on Saturday, January […]

Southside town hall meeting set for Jan. 31

Press release: Southside Town Hall Meeting set for Jan. 31 In a citizen-led process, community members are invited to a Southside Town Hall Meeting to discuss recreational opportunities for the Southside neighborhood. Facilitated by Tyrone Greenlee, Director of Christians for a United Community, the meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 31 in gym […]

The Krull & Company team began the intense process of planning the new RIA and the transition in early 2016. This included reviewing custodians, software, investment research, compliance and other integral business services. “The process was exciting because we were basically starting from the ground up and we could choose the best offerings to provide the best services to our future clients.” Krull said. “We wanted to make the transition as smooth as possible for those clients as well.”

Krull & Company announces formation of new registered investment advisory firm Earth Equity Advisors

Press release: For Immediate Release: Krull & Company announces formation of new registered investment advisory firm Earth Equity Advisors Krull & Company, a responsible investment and planning firm based in Asheville and serving a national clientele, unveils its new name and RIA formation to reflect its growth strategy. ASHEVILLE, NC, January 18, 2017 – Asheville-based […]

The USDA Cooperator Memorandum of Understanding was issued by the Farm Service Agency (FSA). It establishes that the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) has been certified by FSA to be working in cooperation with the Secretary of Agriculture by providing technical and financial assistance to a USDA program that concerns an agricultural operation, agricultural land, farming practice, or conservation practice. This is only the third such an agreement signed between the USDA and a federally recognized tribe.

Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians signs Memorandum of Understanding with USDA

Press release: EASTERN BAND OF CHEROKEE INDIANS SIGNS MOU WITH THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA), Jan. 17, 2017 – A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) and the Farm Service Agency (FSA). The MOU was signed Friday by FSA State Executive Director (SED) […]

Gabe Brown, award-winning farmer, lectures in WNC in March

Press release: Gabe Brown, Award-winning Farmer and Cover Crop Innovator, Lectures in WNC in March 2017 Gabe Brown, a nationally-recognized innovator of cover crop cocktails in no-till grain and livestock production systems, will be in the western NC region this March, as part of a partnership between Living Web Farms in Mills River, NC, and […]

Gov. Cooper recommends eight Western projects for ARC funding

Press release: Gov. Cooper Recommends Eight Western N.C. Projects for ARC Funding RALEIGH, N.C. – Governor Roy Cooper has recommended eight community and regional projects in Western North Carolina for Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) funding. The recommendations total more than $3 million in ARC funds. “The Appalachian Regional Commission is a longtime, valued partner in […]

Saturday afternoon, Flat Rock Playhouse technical artists will join the actors and directors in the Playhouse Downtown theatre where each cast will have 50 minutes to tech their show by adding lights, music, and costumes. After each group has had their individual time, there will be one dress rehearsal where each cast will see the other plays performed for the first time.

Henderson County students team up with Flat Rock Playhouse for 24 Hour Playwriting Challenge

Press release: Henderson County students perform in the 2016 24 Hour Playwriting Challenge with Flat Rock Playhouse Mentor Dane Whitlock Flat Rock, NC (January 18, 2017) – Beginning Friday, January 20, HCPS high school theatre students and teachers will team up with Flat Rock Playhouse artists to write, direct, and perform four original 10-minute plays. […]

Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center host 7th annual {Re}HAPPENING

Press release: Please join Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center (BMCM+AC), for the 7th Annual {Re}HAPPENING, on Saturday March 25, 3-10 pm at Camp Rockmont, 375 Lake Eden Rd, Black Mountain, NC 28711. Since 2010, Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center (BMCM+AC) has hosted the {Re}HAPPENING inspired by John Cage’s 1952 Theatre Piece […]

Winter tree identification workshop

Press release from Wilderness Society: WHO: The Southern Appalachian Office of The Wilderness Society WHAT: Winter Tree ID Workshop WHERE: Craggy Mountain Wilderness Study Area near Burnsville, NC WHEN: Friday, February 10, 2017 • 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. RSVP: RSVP required; email or call Michelle Ruigrok, michelle_ruigrok@tws.org or 828-587-9453 On Friday, February 10, The […]

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Local RESISTORS organize rally to support Women’s March on Asheville and protest Trump inauguration in Buncombe and Haywood Counties

Press release from event organizers: On January 21, 2017 a rally to protect freedom in this country and resist the impending loss of human rights and freedoms that the Congress and President-Elect Donald J. Trump are dismantling on a daily basis will take place in downtown Asheville, when the Asheville RESISTORS join forces with the […]

Foothills Conservancy hosts guided hike in the south mountains

Press release from Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina:  On Saturday, February 18, Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina hosts a guided hike on a conservancy-owned property, known as the Ivy Creek property, in the South Mountains of Burke County. The hike is easy with a couple of short inclines. Participants will be able to see the […]

Underwater photography exhibit opens at Green Sage Westgate

Press release: Local dentist John Highsmith presents marine and nature photography in his show, 26 BELOW. The title plays on the underwater and land-based subject matter. The exhibit is hosted by Green Sage Café in the Westgate Shopping Center, and runs through April 15, 2017. Asheville native John Highsmith is a dentist, cloisonné enamellist, jewelry […]

Henderson County residents to participate in Women’s March

Press release:  Over 100 Republican, Democrat and Independent men and women from Hendersonville will travel Friday to Washington, D.C., to attend the Women’s March On Washington on Jan. 21. The Women’s March is anticipating drawing up to 200,000 people from across the world and to be the largest demonstration linked to Donald Trump’s inauguration. Two buses […]

Rainbow Community School hosts open house for elementary and middle school programs

Press release from Rainbow Community School:  Asheville, North Carolina, Rainbow Community School (RCS) will hold an Open House on Wednesday, February 15 from 4-6 pm. The open house is free and open to the public and will feature the elementary and middle school programs at RCS. This event will provide an excellent chance for anyone […]

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