From Tryon Daily Bulletin: The work will require informal bidding because costs are estimated to be above $30,000. The town is working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and state division of emergency management to help fund the street and culvert improvements since they were associated with rains in July.
From WLOS: 18-year-old [Haywood County resident] Helena Hunt is one of four teenage girls being profiled in Lifetime Televisions new show, Chasing Nashville. … Chasing Nashville airs on Lifetime TV Tuesdays at 10 p.m. Read More at: http://www.wlos.com/shared/news/features/top-stories/stories/wlos_local-teen-national-tv-13787.shtml#.UnMcWaUqTO8.
From The Associated Press via WRAL: Thieves have played a trick on an Asheville woman, stealing parts of her massive display of Halloween decorations.
From Black Mountain News: Discount carrier Allegiant on Wednesday began twice-weekly nonstop air service between the Fort Myers, Fla., area and Asheville Regional Airport.
From the Smoky Mountain News Story by Becky Johnson: Some mainstream Republicans in Haywood County fear their local party is being hijacked by a far-right faction with extreme views on what limited government should look like. The ascension of what some deem the radical right into leadership positions on the party’s executive committee is steering […]
Local five-piece jam band Makayan (Dennis Veazey on lead guitar, Zach Sykes on vocals and guitar, Elie Herzog on bass, Ben New on drums and Simon George on keys) have announced a residency at One Stop (55 College St.) for the month of November. They’ll perform at the venue each Sunday at 8 p.m. “We […]
Empathy Circles – a Way to Connect From: Cathy Holt Asheville: “Have you ever wished someone would just listen instead of giving advice? Do you have anyone who really understands what you are feeling and reflects that back to you, without any judgment?” asks Cathy Holt, convener of Empathy Circles. “People are surprised at the […]
Press release From: Mars Hill University The Bailey Mountain Cloggers & Delta Zeta Sorority of Mars Hill University are hosting a benefit concert for Gretchen DeGroot Green, on Friday, November 1, 2013, on the university quad from 7-9pm. “Clogging for a Cure” will feature several performances by the 20-time national champion cloggers from Mars Hill […]
Press release From Buncombe County Health and Human Services: Have you ever wondered what it would be like to grow up moving from home to home? Have you ever thought about how you would manage if you didn’t know where you were going to end up or who was going to care for you – […]
From Buncombe County: Event: The WNC Foster Adopt Fall Festival brought to you by Buncombe County HHS and WNC Foster Care & Adoption Agencies When: Saturday, November 16, 2013, from 1 – 4 p.m. (Drop in anytime!) Where: Asheville-Biltmore DoubleTree Hotel Located at 115 Hendersonville Road, Asheville What: · Learn how to become a foster […]
Press release From Mission Health: Asheville, N.C. (Oct. 30, 2013) – In national quality rankings that were released today by the leading accreditor of American healthcare organizations, two Mission Health hospitals have been recognized for exceptional performance. For the third year in a row Transylvania Regional Hospital has been named one of the nation’s top […]
Press release Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop Celebrates Move to New Nest ASHEVILLE, NC – The Asheville Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop in south Asheville is moving into a new nest in Gerber Village just one mile north of the former location. Owners Chris Jaquette and Simon Thompson are excited to announce the store will […]
Press release from Mission Health Mission Health’s Transylvania Regional Hospital and McDowell Hospital Nationally Recognized for Exceptional Patient Care by Prestigious Health Care List Asheville, N.C. (Oct. 30, 2013) – In national quality rankings that were released today by the leading accreditor of American healthcare organizations, two Mission Health hospitals have been recognized for exceptional […]
From The Sylva Herald: AWAKE – Adults Working and Advocating for Kids’ Empowerment – will host its third annual “Mountain High Tea” Thursday, Nov. 7, at The Nichols House on Landis Street.
From The Mountaineer: Outdoor space rental for those planning events will start at $2,000 and the cost will increase from there depending on the other type of services or food desired. To find out more about the venue or becoming part of the Walnut Cove Farms CSA program, call 400-0115 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
From McDowell News: Folks living in the North Madison Street, North Garden Street and Fleming Avenue neighborhoods of Marion have no reason to be worried about soil contamination from a leaking underground storage tank, the state says.
From Hickory Daily Record: Classes are mostly back to normal at Hickory Career & Arts Magnet School after 14 students and one teacher were sent to the hospital Tuesday with an unknown illness.
Thursday, Oct. 31 is a code YELLOW air quality forecast day for the valleys of Buncombe County. 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 […]
According to a press release, Dr. Bob’s SoundSchool cirriculum — an initiative of The Moog Foundation — “teaches second grade students the physics of sound using acoustic and electronic musical instruments such as the theremin, as well as oscilloscopes and custom educational materials developed by the Bob Moog Foundation educational team. Through DBSS, students learn […]
Roots/country artist has taken the opposite trajectory of just about every other musician in the U.S.: She recently moved AWAY from Nashville. Now based in Boston, Emerick has “demonstrated her aptness to awaken reminiscence in the minds of her listeners, all with just a few simple words,” according to a press release. She’ll join Dulci […]
The Asheville Affiliates holds a special fundraiser for The Montford Park Players in the form of a Renaissance-style masked ball. The event includes dancing, food and beverages, raffles, and several silent auction items, including four day passes to Disney World Orlando, tickets, meal and wine from Biltmore, and much more. The benefit will be held […]