From WLOS Thirty-one-year-old Jason Andrew Owenby of Fairview is facing several felony charges. Investigators at the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office were unable to speak to News 13 about this case Friday. But we do have what warrants say about the alleged abuse. See the full story here.
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From the Asheville Citizen-Times By Romando Dixson Asheville Mayor Esther Manheimer and every City Council member denounced the upcoming Go Topless rally in an open letter Wednesday to residents, business owners and visitors. “We believe that it does nothing to help our community and we recognize it disappoints and embarrasses many of our citizens and […]
From a press release: LEAF Schools & Streets present Jabali Acrobats, Oct. 20 LEAF Schools & Streets brings Jabali Acrobats to The Orange Peel. On Monday, October 20, 2014 the Jabali Acrobats will perform at 11 a.m. at the Orange Peel for families and school field trips. Direct from Mombasa, Kenya these phenomenal acrobats combine […]
Here’s the press release from CarePartners Estate Sales Services: Asheville, NC (August 18, 2014) – Small-to-medium sized works from more than 50 regional artists will be featured at the CarePartners Annual Charity Art with a Heart Sale, Thursday October 2, Friday October 3 and Saturday, October 4, along with selected art from area estates. A […]
Here’s an excerpt from the announcement via Rep. Tim Moffitt’s political marketing website: Representative Tim Moffitt was ranked North Carolina’s most effective legislator, according to a recent analysis by the Insider State Government News Service. Moffitt represents the western part of Buncombe County. The report ranked legislators in each of five categories, including the percentage […]
Here’s the press release from the North Carolina NAACP: WASHINGTON – Fighting to protect the right to vote for all North Carolinians this November, the North Carolina State Conference of the NAACP filed an appeal today in the legal battle over H.B. 589, the state’s voter suppression law. The appeal – which was filed by […]
From Asheville Citizen-Times: By Carol Motsinger UberX rolled into Asheville at noon Thursday. The San Francisco-based transportation network company makes mobile apps that connect passengers with drivers of vehicles for hire and ridesharing services. Read the full article here.
Press Release Asheville (August 18, 2014) – Autumn in Asheville is the perfect season–cool, crisp air settles in, the leaves turn, and the Blue Ridge Mountains take on a majestic glory. And, just in time to enjoy that scene, Whole Foods Market at Asheville Market opens August 26 at 9 a.m., complete with the Tunnel […]
Press Release Avadim Technologies, Inc. Avadim Technologies, Inc. announced today it has established a new partnership with the Eblen Center for Social Enterprise’s Beyond All Borders Program, allowing outreach and donations to assist third world countries. Through this innovative partnership, Avadim Technologies will be donating its Theraworx™ product to those in need both in the […]
From the Asheville Citizen-Times By Julie Ball A Wake County Superior Court judge has ruled the state program providing tax dollars to allow student to attend private schools is unconstitutional. Read the full story here.
Here’s the press release from the campaign of Buncombe County Board of Commissioners candidate Nancy Waldrop: CANDLER, N.C. – August 14, 2014 – Nancy Waldrop and her supporters, including Democrats, Republicans, unaffiliated voters and her teaching colleagues will officially kickoff her campaign for County Commission on September 6. Hosted by Clerk of Court Steven […]
From the Carolina Public Press: In rural WNC, van systems form four-wheeled lifelines Written by Chase Erickson NEWLAND – Joe Zemanek might be 86 years old, but he’s certainly not helpless. When he moved to Avery County, in 1991, he and his late wife spent the first five years fixing up their old house. And […]
Press release from Park Ridge Health: Hendersonville, N.C. (Aug. 20, 2014) – Park Ridge Health will host a grand opening celebration at its new South Asheville campus on Sept. 4 from 5 to 8 p.m. Park Ridge Health South Asheville is located immediately off of I-26 at Exit 37. “This grand opening is going to be very […]
Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, is a code YELLOW air quality forecast day for the valleys of Asheville. This means that unusually sensitive people should consider limiting prolonged outdoor exertion. For the ridge tops, it is a code GREEN air quality forecast day. This means there are no health impacts expected when air quality is in […]
Here’s the press release from the city of Asheville: A stretch of Haywood Road leading from the French Broad River into West Asheville will get a new look beginning Thursday, August 21, as crews relocate the center yellow line and add a climbing bicycle lane. The work is being conducted ahead of the August 28 […]
From Black Mountain News Dispute over Montreat town hall continues by Fred McCormick As the dispute between the Town of Montreat and a collection of residents known as The Montreaters For a New Town Hall In a Better Location enters its fourth month, parties from both sides are still searching for common ground. In an […]
From a press release: WNC fall color may be spotty, but last longer, says WCU’s foliage prognosticator CULLOWHEE – The combination of a wet spring and forecasts for above-average temperatures this fall could produce a long-lasting leaf display in the mountains of Western North Carolina, but with spotty color development. That’s the word from Western […]
From a press release: Mars Hill University Renews Agreement with Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Representatives from Mars Hill University and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) will be meeting on the Mars Hill campus September 9 to renew an ongoing cooperative relationship between the two organizations. Plans call for Dr. Dan Lunsford, president […]
From Smoky Mountain News Franklin, Forest Hills Pass Fracking Resolutions Written by Jeremy Morrison Two more local governments in Western North Carolina have passed resolutions opposing fracking this month. Franklin and Forest Hills are the most recent to formally oppose the natural gas exploration method green-lighted by state legislators earlier this year. “This whole thing […]
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, email@example.com We welcome back Robin Bullock to our stage. In 2013, after thirteen years […]
PRESS RELEASE NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Joel Hartzler of Rankin Vault Cocktail Lounge, winner of the WNC Battle of the Burger in Asheville, N.C., has secured a rare and desirable “Golden Ticket” to compete amongst the best cooks and chefs in the world at the third annual World Food Championships. The World Food Championships, boasting hundreds of […]