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.
From The Sylva Herald: Kofi Lomotey, a scholar who has served as a teacher, principal, tenured professor, department head, provost and chancellor, has been named Western Carolina University’s first Chancellor John Bardo and Deborah Bardo Distinguished Professor of Educational Leadership.
From WLOS: It’s been a lengthy battle, but the New Year’s Eve Possum Drop in Brasstown is scheduled to go on tonight.
From Black Mountain News: Gov. Pat McCrory and his Republican allies at the North Carolina legislature have hammered home a simple message about the tax reform package they passed into law this year: Taxpayers will soon be able to keep more of their hard-earned money thanks to the GOP-backed changes.
From The Mountaineer: Allen Blanton, president of the Haywood County Beekeepers, will discuss the basics of beekeeping and the importance of honeybees at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 14, at the Canton Branch Library.
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 […]
Here’s the press release from Highland Brewery: ASHEVILLE, NC – Largely undetected, Highland’s packaging has been morphing bit by bit for 19 years. But 2014 is primed for a big change. Coinciding with their 20th anniversary, Highland will unveil a bold new look for their five year-round beers. Every new bottle shares the Scots Irish […]
Wednesday, Jan. 1 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Press release Dance in Stereo – A New Year’s Eve Dance Party! Join us on New Years Eve for Dance in Stereo! The party begins at 9pm and proceeds from the $5 cover fund our $1400 licensing fees for 2014. At Desoto Lounge: DJ Nina Rajagopalan of Sonic Latitude, Ethan “Lovebird Jewels” of Smoke Signals, […]
Press release New Year’s Eve with Kat Williams at The Altamont Theatre Ring in the New Year with Kat Williams Come Join Kat for for a Prime Rib dinner and special New Years Eve show! Food catered by the Green Room Bistro and Bar. The menu includes Prime Rib and Smoked Salmon. The Package includes […]
Press release New Year’s Eve at Avenue M Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Avenue M 5-8PM serving our regular dinner menu and specials Starting at 9PM – the table is yours for the evening serving our regular menu and specials Dance Party Champagne Toast Party Hats and More… Reservations strongly suggested CALL 350-8181
Press release Blue Hawaii Bash for Elvis’s birthday at Ben’s Tune-Up, Jan. 8 Ben’s Tune-Up to Celebrate The King with a Blue Hawaii Birthday Bash Join us for the wildest Elvis Presley birthday extravaganza east of Memphis on January 8th beginning at 8pm. Our Blue Hawaii Birthday Bash will celebrate The King with ‘Elvis Only’ […]
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 […]
Press release from Hendersonville Community Co-op Urban Farming Series to begin in January 2014 at the Hendersonville Community Co-op In January of 2014, the Hendersonville Community Co-op will once again offer an affordable and fun way to learn more about your own Urban Farming potential. We have gathered a few local experts to help us […]
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 […]
Full announcement from Pisgah Legal Services: Make it your New Year’s Resolution to find out more about your health insurance options for 2014! Pisgah Legal Services, in partnership with UNC School of Law’s Pro Bono Program is hosting a health insurance clinic on Saturday January 4th from 10am – 1pm at our Asheville office, 62 […]
From the YMI Cultural Center: Asheville,N.C. – The YMI Cultural Center announced today its release of The Dickson-Stephens Leadership Institute. Named for Mr. Issac Dickson and Dr. Edward Stephens, who were the founders of the YMI, DSLI is a 10- week leadership cohort program that addresses the personal, cultural, civic and professional needs of emerging […]
Full announcement from RiverLink RiverLink has selected the Ross Creek Watershed as a priority 303 d list impaired stream area to improve water quality. Thanks to a grant from from the Clean Water Management Trust Fund and a grant from the Pigeon River Fund. RiverLink has undertaken several project designed to improve water quality and […]
From WLOS: Hormel and Ingles donated 256 hams to Eblen Charities.