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Rainbow Recycling hosts collection day Saturday, Nov. 10, for all your hard-to-recycle items

Press release From Rainbow Recycling Rainbow Recycling is collaborating with Curbside Management, Asheville GreenWorks, E-cycleUs and Trash, Inc. Creative Reuse Center to sponsor a special recycling collection on Saturday, Nov. 10, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kmart, 1830 Hendersonville Road in Asheville. This is the largest collection yet with 15 categories of hard-to-recycle items […]

Cherokee Indian Hospital receives $2 million donation from Caesar’s Entertainment

Press release From Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort (Cherokee, NC, October 25, 2012) – The Cherokee Indian Hospital accepted a two million dollar donation from Caesar’s Entertainment at a ground breaking ceremony on Wednesday, October 24, 2012. The event commemorated the addition of a new modular facility located at the hospital to house a new MRI […]

Buncombe County Democrats to host election night watch party

Here’s the press release from the Buncombe County Democratic Party: ASHEVILLE, N.C. (November 6, 2012) – The Buncombe County Democratic Party will host an election night party with Democratic candidates to watch the results of the 2012 general elections. The event will be held in the Century Room at Pack’s Tavern in downtown Asheville at […]

Times-News: Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy receives $200,000 state grant

From the Times-News Article by Nathaniel Axtell A nonprofit group devoted to protecting the Mills River watershed has won a $200,000 state grant that will allow it to continue helping landowners in their efforts to preserve water quality downstream. The Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy applied for the grant from the N.C. Division of Water Quality […]

Forest service releases updated sketch of Nantahala National Forest rape suspect

Press release From the USDA Forest Service MACON COUNTY, N.C., Oct. 26, 2012 – The USDA Forest Service today issued an updated sketch of the man accused of raping a woman in the Nantahala National Forest more than a year ago. The new sketch is included below and posted online at: http://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_MEDIA/stelprdb5396886.pdf. A professional law […]

Regional Surgical Specialists establishes partnership with Mission Health

Press release From Mission Health ASHEVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 25, 2012) Mission Health is pleased to announce an affiliation with Regional Surgical Specialists, a superb surgical practice located in Asheville, N.C. This long-term partnership will enhance the practice’s ability to provide superior surgical care to the community of western North Carolina, recruit and retain new surgeons […]

Park Ridge Health Foundation raises more than $90,000 at gala event

Press release From Park Ridge Health Hendersonville, N.C. (October 30, 2012) – The Park Ridge Health Foundation raised more than $90,000 at its Esperienza Gala on October 25 at the Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park. The sold-out “Passport to Paris” fundraiser welcomed 165 guests who together with sponsors helped to raise funds for Park Ridge Health’s […]

UNCA scientist invites public to participate in cyclone research this Thursday

Press release From UNC Asheville News Services Members of the public will learn how to participate in research on tropical cyclones via the internet, when Chris Hennon, UNC Asheville associate professor of atmospheric sciences, offers a public presentation from 4-5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, at Karpen Hall, room 038. This event is free and open […]

Breast thermograms to be offered next Tuesday, Nov. 6

Press release From Cindy Sullivan, CCT Thermographer Cindy Sullivan, CCT, Clinical Thermographer nurse, will be offering screening breast thermograms at: Asheville Integrative Medicine 832 Hendersonville Rd Asheville NC 28803 Tel: 828-252-5545 On Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, she will be performing screening breast thermograms and appointments are available from 9-2 pm. Thermography is a noninvasive, inexpensive […]

Keever hits the road in final week of campaign

Here’s the press release from the campaign of Democrat Patsy Keever, who’s challenging Republican incumbent Rep. Patrick McHenry in the 10th District congressional race: Asheville, NC— The Keever Campaign released the following statement today regarding Representative Keever’s schedule for the final week of her campaign. “Beginning today the Keever Campaign has planned an aggressive GOTV […]

Bear encounters continue: Forest Service asks backcountry campers to avoid Panthertown Valley

Press release from the U.S. Forest Service The U.S. Forest Service is discouraging people from backcountry camping and from bringing food into the Panthertown Valley area of the Nantahala Ranger District, Nantahala National Forest, following several bear encounters. The area is northeast of Cashiers, N.C. If the visitors choose to camp in the Panthertown area, […]

McHenry: America can’t afford Keever’s irresponsible spending

Here’s the press release from 10th District Republican Rep. Patrick McHenry, who’s facing a challenge this year from Democrat Patsy Keever. The 10th District includes most of Asheville. Gastonia, NC – In the wake of yet another poor economic performance report, Congressman Patrick McHenry released the following statement criticizing Representative Patsy Keever’s plan to continue […]