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Author and psychiatrist Judith Orloff visits Malaprop’s April 9

Press release From Malaprop’s Bookstore and Cafe: JUDITH ORLOFF, M.D., a psychiatrist and practicing intuitive, is an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at UCLA. She is the author of the bestsellers Dr. Judith Orloff’s Guide to Intuitive Healing and Second Sight. She is an international lecturer on the interrelationship of intuition, energy, and medicine. Her […]

April event at the Weinhaus

Press release From the Weinhaus Wednesday, April 30th Celebrate the passing of Tax Due Day! Come join us for a dinner at The Market Place. Our experience with Chef/Owner William Dissen has been extremely positive. He selects quality ingredients. The kitchen staff’s food preparation and presentation is exquisite. His dining room is well appointed, and the service […]

Elkamet to expand in Flat Rock

Here’s the press release from the office of Gov. Pat McCrory: Governor Pat McCrory and N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Elkamet Inc. is expanding its North Carolina manufacturing operations in Henderson County. The company plans to create 20 new jobs and invest more than $2.5 million over the next three years in […]

RiverLink hosts information session for Adopt-a-Stream and Adopt-A-Greenway programs

Press Release From RiverLink: Asheville– RiverLink is holding an information session for those interested in the Adopt-A-Stream and Adopt-A-Greenway programs tonight at 5:30 p.m.. This is an opportunity to learn more about the creeks and streams near your home and how you can protect them. The information session will also detail the different commitment levels […]

Keystone XL Pipeline Resistance: Civil Disobedience trainings preparing for local Asheville protest

Here’s the press release from organizer Cathy Holt: Saturday, April 5, the fourth in a series of nonviolent civil disobedience trainings will be held at the Friends Meeting House on Edgewood Road from 9am to 1pm. To date, over 65 people have taken part in these trainings in Asheville. National groups CREDO Action, Rainforest Action […]

Asheville Green Drinks ‘moving beyond coal and coal ash spills’ event April 2

Join Asheville Green Drinks and the Sierra Club for its 497th edition on Wednesday April 2nd at 7 PM for a presentation on “Moving Beyond Coal & Coal Ash Spills.” Emma Greenbaum of Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal campaign will discuss the current status with coal ash spills, regulations, law suits, and plans for moving beyond […]

MoveOn members to gather downtown in Asheville Monday to demand Gov. McCrory expand Medicaid

Here’s the press release from MoveOn: Monday is the Obamacare enrollment deadline and local MoveOn members and area residents will gather at Pritchard Park to attend “Health Care for All”. They will gather with signs and flyers in a high-traffic area to remind people that Republicans are responsible for blocking more than 5 million people […]

Carolina Public Press: Legal challenge to Smokies backcountry fee can move forward

Here’s an excerpt from the Carolina Public Press article: A U.S. district judge in Knoxville has ruled that a lawsuit over a backcountry user fee in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park can go forward. However, the ruling has denied the plaintiff the right to examine records beyond the public administrative level. The decision is […]

Joe Penland performs at Madison County Arts Center

Press release From Madison County Arts Center: Madison County Arts Center Joe Penland April 5, 2014 7:30 $15 www.madisoncountyarts.com Old-time ballad singer and storyteller, Joe Penland, invites folks to “come sit a spell” as he regales listeners with songs and stories of the Appalachian Mountains. This year’s show – titled “More Pretty Girls Than One: […]

April Events at the Asheville Art Museum

Press release From the Asheville Art Museum: The Asheville Art Museum is pleased to announce the following schedule of exhibitions, public programs and special events for the month of April 2014. Additional information is available on the Museum’s online calendar at www.ashevilleart.org/events. You may also contact Jen Swanson at jswanson@ashevilleart.org for more information. Free Admission […]

AC-T: Wind topples trees, power lines in Asheville

Ashevilleans woke up this morning to light snow, high winds and downed power lines and trees. Asheville Citizen-Times By Sabian Warren Duke Energy Progress in early afternoon Sunday reported 3,156 customers without electricity in Buncombe County, while more than 4,000 were without power in Haywood County. About 675 customers in Jackson County were without power, […]

WCU redesigns doctoral program, selected to become Carnegie Project member for Education Doctorate

Press Release From Western Carolina University: CULLOWHEE –Western Carolina University’s redesigned doctoral program, the Executive Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, was recently selected to become a member of the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate. The CPED is an initiative that includes a consortium of colleges and schools of education that work together to institute a […]