There could be a crowd and extra congestion around Pack Square tomorrow at lunch time as people are expected to gather in support of the Obama administration’s new efforts to curb air pollution from power plants. The Sierra Club announced earlier that they would be inviting several speakers including: Emma Greenbaum, Luis Martinez and Dave […]
From a press release: Mission Health is pleased to announce the appointment of Gwen McKinney to the position of Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer. She had been serving as Vice President and Interim Chief Compliance Officer. In her new role, McKinney will oversee the Corporate Compliance Program for all of Mission Health. She […]
Bluegrass and folk band Run Boy Run, based in Arizona, will perform at the Historic Cowee School Concerts in Franklin on Saturday, Aug. 22. Press release from event organizers: August 22: Historic Cowee School Concerts, 51 Cowee School Rd., Franklin, NC 7 pm, $15 Existing comfortably in the tension between tradition and the musical frontier, […]
Four local improv troupes come together for The Asheville Yes Fest! The event takes place at The Magnetic Theatre, Thursday to Saturday, Sept. 24-26. Press release from event organizers: The Asheville Yes Fest! is coming to The Magnetic Theatre’s home, Magnetic 375 (375 Depot Street in the River Arts District), September 24-26. The best-loved improv […]
Press release from District Attorney’s office: ASHEVILLE – Today the District Attorney filed and served a Notice of Intent to Seek Death Penalty on the defendant, Robert Jason Owens, through his lawyers for the two first degree murder charges he is currently facing. The Court then conducted a Pretrial Conference pursuant to Rule 24 of […]
Press release from Warren Wilson College: Aug. 3, 2015 – Warren Wilson College is the most lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning-friendly college or university in North Carolina, according to eCollegeFinder, a website “dedicated to inspiring and informing college students with comprehensive online tools and information.” eCollegeFinder credits Warren Wilson College’s Center for Gender and […]
Tuesday, August 4th, 2015, 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. No health impacts are expected when air quality is in this range. Please call our office if you have […]
Press release from the Jackson County branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People: August 3, 2015 – The Jackson County Branch of the NAACP invites the public to attend “Jackson County Justice: A Public Forum on Law Enforcement” at 11am on Saturday, August 15th at Liberty Baptist Church. This event is part of a […]
Black Mountain resident Kenny Capps, owner of Kudzu Printing Company, is currently undergoing treatment for bone marrow cancer. His friend and family along with local musicians will lend their support during a concernt at White Horse Black Mountain on Thursday, Aug. 13. Press release from event organizers: What: Benefit concert for Kenny Capps, of Black […]
In the largest sale of the period, the apartments at 2700 River Ridge Drive sold on July 22nd for $6.18 million dollars. According to findthehome.com, the property sold for $1.46 million more than its last sale in 2007. If you have any trouble viewing the information, simply visit the spread sheet of Buncombe county deed transfers where […]
In exchange for staffing concession stands during some of the US Cellular Center’s busiest events, volunteer groups can earn a portion of food and beverage sales in addition to donations from patrons. The venue is accepting applications now.
Saturday, August 1st, 2015, is a code GREEN air quality forecast day for the valleys of Asheville. No health impacts are expected when air quality is in this range. For the ridge tops, it is a code YELLOW air quality forecast day. This means that unusually sensitive people should consider limiting prolonged outdoor exertion. Please call WNCAQA office if […]
Consumer advocacy site NerdWallet has released a report identifying the top towns in each state for young homebuyers, and the study ranks Woodfin as the 4th best in North Carolina.
All are invited to bring their families and friends, and join Aurora Studio & Gallery at Loretta’s Cafe for Big Hug Super Saturday on Saturday, August 8.
Seth Walker and his band will highlight the fifth of the six shows int he 16th season of Summer Tracks, on Friday, August 7.
Two photography exhibits, “Endless Night: Story and Images by Rimas Zailskas” and “Soul to Sole: Gospel Portraits by Steve Mann” will be on display at Upstairs Artspace from August 1 through September 11.
After years of unfortunate accidents involving pedestrians at a higher rate than any other metro area in North Carolina, Asheville will be participating in a new education and enforcement initiative from the the state Department of Transportation dubbed “Watch for Me.” Beginning on the evening of August 4th, city Transportation and Police Departments will be […]
Locals and tourists are all invited to come enjoy the weekend, August 8 – 9, in downtown Black Mountain for the 38th annual Sourwood Festival.
Allison’s Sales & Consignment at 30 New Clyde Hwy. will now function as a U-Haul dealership and “will offer U-Haul trucks, trailers, towing equipment, support rental items and in-store pickup for boxes,” according to a media release from U-Haul. Here is the full release: U-Haul International, Inc. is pleased to announce that Allison’s Sales & […]
Newly named the Broadway Arts District (BAD), the downtown Asheville block from Mellow Mushroom to the Masonic Temple will host a block party and arts celebration on Saturday, Aug. 29. Press release from organizers: On Saturday August 29th, arts organizations and businesses in the Broadway Arts District (B.A.D.), Asheville’s newest downtown cultural hub, will be […]
“For over forty years, [NPR host] Garrison Keillor’s A Prairie Home Companion has brought its unique mix of storytelling, live music, classic radio drama and the news from Lake Wobegon to audiences in theaters, and over the airways, around the worlds,” reads a media release. Keillor brings his live performance — one of the last […]