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Organic Growers School announces new executive director

Here’s the press release from the Organic Growers School: Asheville, NC—The Organic Growers School announces the appointment of Lee Warren as its new Executive Director. Organic Growers School works to advance organic agriculture and sustainable living in the Southern Appalachian region by gathering people to teach, learn, and celebrate together. “I am delighted to be […]

The Melange of the Mountains Culinary Weekend announces 10th annual event in April

Press release: The Haywood Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Haywood County Tourism Development Authority along with Buy Haywood are delighted to announce the Melange of the Mountains Culinary Weekend, April 10-13. This event promises to be the premiere signature event launching the spring tourism season in Haywood County. If an effort to build […]

Lee Warren named new executive director of Organic Growers School

Press release Lee Warren named new executive director of Organic Growers School The Organic Growers School announces the appointment of Lee Warren as its new Executive Director. Organic Growers School works to advance organic agriculture and sustainable living in the Southern Appalachian region by gathering people to teach, learn, and celebrate together. Organic Growers School […]

Local artist Mark Schieferstein holds an exhibition opening at The Mothlight, Feb. 7

Press release Local artist Mark Schieferstein holds an exhibition opening at The Mothlight, Feb. 7 Mark Schieferstein is having an art opening at the Mothlight in West Asheville on Friday, February 7. The exhibition, entitled ‘Function’, will consist of functional metal sculpture , jewelry and home furnishings. Included are sleek and contemporary candle holders, upcycled […]

Gannett: Printing of Asheville Citizen-Times will move April 1

Gannett Corp. announced Friday it has reached an agreement with Halifax Media Group to print the Asheville Citizen-Times and The Greenville News at Halifax printing facilities in Spartanburg, S.C., and Gastonia around April 1, 2014. The two newspapers are currently printed at The Greenville News Media Group facility in Greenville. Gannett, the parent of The […]

BCGOP announces Trey Gowdy to headline Lincoln-Reagan dinner

Here’s the message via the Buncombe County Republican Party email newsletter: Lincoln-Reagan Dinner 2014 Please Join us for our 2014 Lincoln Reagan Dinner where our Special Guest and Keynote Speaker will be Congressman Trey Gowdy (R-SC). When: Saturday April 12th, 2014 Reception 5:00 p.m. Dinner 6:30 p.m. Where: Renaissance Downtown Asheville 31 Woodfin Street Asheville, […]

Tribal member named general manager of new Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River Casino

Press release from Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River Casino: CHEROKEE, NC (January 27, 2014): In an historic move, Lumpy Lambert, an enrolled member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, has been named General Manager of the new Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River Casino & Hotel being built in Cherokee County. “For years, our tribe has made […]

Warren Wilson to host Feb. 10 public sustainability discussion

WWC TO HOST “SMALL STORIES, BIG CHANGES” PANEL DISCUSSION FEB. 10 A panel discussion and book signing featuring five contributors to “Small Stories, Big Changes,” a book about community sustainability change-makers, will be held Feb. 10 at 6:30 p.m. in Canon Lounge at Warren Wilson College. Subtitled “An Evening of Personal Empowerment and Community Inspiration,” […]