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The Mountaineer: Haywood County Sheriff’s Office warns about Publisher’s Clearinghouse scam

From The Mountaineer: The scenario goes something like this: Victims are called and told they won money, a new car or another prize through Publisher’s Clearinghouse or similar sweepstakes. The victims are instructed to send either cash or pre-paid debit cards from CVS or WalMart to a specific address, often an address in New York.

Neighborhood group celebrates New Belgium’s move to minimize dump truck traffic

Here’s the press release from the East West Asheville Neighborhood Association: Residents of the neighborhood known as East West Asheville were pleased by New Belgium Brewery’s announcement that the heavy dump truck traffic they are expecting early next year will be routed through Riverside Drive. Neighbors had expressed concerns about the forthcoming high-volume of dump […]

Mission Hospital program offered to help tobacco users quit

Press Release Nictoine Dependence Program, Mission Hospitals Mindfulness Training for Smokers is a 7 week program offered by Mission Hospital. This program is designed to help all tobacco and nicotine users quit successfully. Classes begin on January 8 and January 15 on the hospital campus. For more information call 828-213-5525 or the Nicotine Dependence Program […]

Downtown Association to hold State of Downtown luncheon

Press Release Asheville Downtown Association We’ll host our annual State of Downtown Luncheon Thursday, January 16 at noon in the U.S. Cellular Center’s Banquet Hall. Board President Adrian Vassallo will discuss the association’s program of work for the upcoming year as well as the membership’s top priorities and challenges facing downtown merchants and residents. The […]

Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation begins new membership drive

Full announcement from the Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation: GRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN, NC – The Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation, the non-profit organization that owns and operates the Grandfather Mountain travel attraction, is inviting all of its friends to invest in a membership to its new “Bridge Club” as a way to express their support for the work […]

Community Foundation of Henderson County: donations grew in 2013

Full announcement from the Community Foundation of Henderson County: Hendersonville, N.C., Dec. 30, 2013: Community Foundation of Henderson County received more than $3.6 million in contributions, had more than $77.6 million in assets and awarded more than $2.49 million in grants to nonprofits and scholarship recipients this past fiscal year. More about the growth and […]