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Castell Photography Gallery hosts “NEXT: New Photographic Visions,” opening Nov. 7

From a press release: Castell Photography Gallery hosts “NEXT: New Photographic Visions,” opening Nov. 7 Castell Photography Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of the gallery’s sixth annual juried exhibition, NEXT: New Photographic Visions on Friday, November 7th with a reception from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. This year’s competition was curated by the […]

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Listen to This, stories on stage presents: “I Wake Up Screaming,” Oct. 30

From a press release: Listen to This, stories on stage presents: “I Wake Up Screaming,” Oct. 30 “I Wake Up Screaming”: an eerie evening of told nightmare tales Thursday, October 30th at 7:30 PM 35 below (back behind Asheville Community Theater) Listen to This returns this Thursday night with a Halloween-inspired night of nightmare stories […]

City Manager bolsters change efforts for Asheville Police Department

Press release from the city of Asheville: City Manager bolsters change efforts for Asheville Police Department ASHEVILLE – City Manager Gary Jackson told an Asheville City Council committee on Monday that steps are being implemented to bolster change within the Asheville Police Department, including the formation of a team to support efforts within the department […]

Payments begin for North Carolina eugenics victims

From press release: Raleigh, NC – Gov. Pat McCrory announced Monday that initial payments will be mailed to the victims of the Eugenics Board of North Carolina. The payments were made possible when Governor McCrory signed the budget bill that included funding championed by former Representative Larry Womble and other legislators. “Today is a day […]

Mission Health’s Fullerton Genetics Center moves to larger facility

From press release: Mission Health’s Fullerton Genetics Center, the only facility in western North Carolina offering genetic services, now has a new home. The 20,000-square-foot, brand- new, custom-built two-story building is adjacent to the Mission Children’s Hospital Reuter Outpatient Center. “The opening of this new facility will ensure that Mission is positioned to continue to […]

Hagan to campaign in Asheville Oct 28

Details on Sen. Kay Hagan’s campaign stop in Asheville this week via the Buncombe County Democratic Party email newsletter: Tuesday, October 28th at Edna’s of Asheville 870 Merrimon Ave. Asheville, NC 28804 Doors open at 8:00 a.m. RSVP online: go.KayHagan.com/Asheville EARLY VOTE Oct. 23rd — Nov. 1st For voting information: vote.KayHagan.com Paid for by Hagan […]

Hendersonville’s bears raise more than $35,000 at auction

Hendersonville Times-News: Twenty Hendersonville bears found homes  Saturday at the 12th annual Bearfootin’ Public Art Walk Auction. The 2014 class of bears was unveiled in May, and the hand-painted fiberglass pieces spent the summer next to stoplights and restaurants, displaying themes selected by their artists and the nonprofits benefitting from their auction. Despite their popularity with […]

WLOS: Overdoses, arrests reported at Saturday’s STS9 show

From WLOS ABC 13: Seven people hospitalized and others under arrest, all stemming from a rowdy night at an electronic music concert in downtown Asheville. It happened at the STS9 show at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium on Saturday. Fire and rescue workers were dispatched to the U.S. Cellular Center in downtown Asheville late Saturday evening. Officials […]

Eight Buncombe County schools earn Title 1 “Reward School” designation

From press release: The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (DPI) today announced that 78 schools have been recognized as a Title 1 Reward School for 2014-15. Eight of the schools are from the Buncombe County School System. The BCS schools earning the Reward School designation are: Black Mountain Elementary School, Black Mountain Primary School, […]