Air and destination travel focus of first annual Eliada signature event Nov. 5

Press release from Eliada: ASHEVILLE, NC, SEPT 26, 2016 – Eliada is proud to introduce their first annual Signature Event, presented by Blossman Gas. The Signature Event, will present the theme of “Going the Distance for Eliada Kids” with a focus on air and destination travel. It will take place on Saturday, November 5th at 6:00pm at the Signature Flight Support Hangar […]

Luella’s backs marching band fundraiser

Press release from Luella’s BBQ: Luella’s BBQ will be supporting the Asheville High School Marching Band with a special fundraiser at this week’s football game versus A.C. Reynolds High School (Friday, September 30). From 5pm through halftime, Luella’s will be smoking and serving BBQ at the Asheville High School football stadium. A generous portion of […]

APD seeks information about shooting at Livingston Apartments

From Asheville Police Department: Asheville Police Department Seeking Additional Information on Shooting in Livingston Apartments Asheville, NC (September 26, 2016): At approximately 1:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 24th, the Asheville Police Department responded to a call for shots fired at Livingston Apartments. Multiple shots were fired during this incident, resulting in two vehicles being struck […]

The conference theme is “Lead Differently” and aims to challenge human resource professionals to rethink how they engage and motivate staff and colleagues. Additionally, the lineup of notable speakers and keynotes has a wide appeal to a variety of business leaders and students and is not limited to only those in the human resources field.

NC Society for Human Resources Management State Conference announces conference schedule

Press release: NC Society for Human Resource Management State Conference Announces Full Conference Schedule ASHEVILLE, NC – July 28, 2016 – The 2016 North Carolina Society for Human Resource Management (NCSHRM) and the Western North Carolina Human Resource Association are (WNCHRA) are pleased to announce the full schedule for the NCSHRM Conference to be held […]

Mayor Manheimer, Mumpower to debate at Asheville High School

From Asheville High School: Community Debate Scheduled on Asheville Economics 1s​t​ debate in 2016­7 community debate series – Saturday, October 1, 5:00 PM ASHEVILLE: On Saturday, October 1, 2016, four local experts on Asheville’s economy will meet in the Asheville High School auditorium to debate the propositions ​“The city of Asheville should pass the bond […]

Near record high temperatures expected for Saturday, Sept. 24, Autumn moves in next week

Autumn may be upon us, but for the rest rest of the weekend, it looks like summer’s still holding sway. Temperatures around Western North Carolina are expected to approach record highs this afternoon, according to Ray’s Weather Center. “Nothing about today says late September,” reports the local weather service website, with highs into the upper […]

N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission implements Delayed Harvest Trout Waters regulations Oct. 1

From the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission: Delayed Harvest Trout Waters Open Oct. 1 RALEIGH, N.C. (Sept. 22, 2016) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will implement Delayed Harvest Trout Waters regulations on 36 trout waters in 20 western North Carolina counties on October 1. Prior to Oct. 1, Hatchery Supported Trout Waters regulations apply […]

Cradle of Forestry hosts Forest Festival Day & Woodsmen’s Meet Oct. 1

From the United States Forest Service: Cradle of Forestry Hosts Forest Festival Day and Woodsmen’s Meet Pisgah Forest, N.C. – September 23, 2016 — The Cradle of Forestry invites people of all ages to celebrate the heritage of western North Carolina and the Centennial of the Pisgah National Forest during the annual Forest Festival Day […]

 U.S. disability organization demands more training for police when interacting with disabled persons

PRESS RELEASE: Study by the Ruderman Family Foundation reveals that half of all recent high profile police-related killings are of people with disabilities, revealing a disturbing trend often ignored by media when reporting on police brutality The Ruderman Family Foundation, a national leader in disability inclusion, again reiterates its call for police officers to receive […]

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UNC Asheville hosts “Bluegrass in Japan” talk on Sept. 27 as part of music lecture series

PRESS RELEASE FROM UNCA: UNC Asheville’s music faculty members are launching a new lecture series to share insights into the music they perform, study and love. Musical excerpts will be used as illustrations, and the lecturers will welcome audience questions and discussion at the end. The lectures are free and open to everyone at 7 […]

Blue Ridge Health offers lunch and tour of medical building, Sept. 28

PRESS RELEASE: Blue Ridge Health (BRH) is offering a Lunch and Learn on Wednesday, September 28, to those interested in touring the medical facility, hearing about the history of the organization, and learning about community health centers and the Affordable Care Act. The session is open to the public and will run from 12:00 to 1:00 […]

100 Years of Farming Celebration at Hickory Nut Gap Farm

PRESS RELEASE: On Saturday, October 15th from 5-9pm, Hickory Nut Gap Farm is hosting its 100 Years of Farming Celebration in Fairview, NC. One hundred years ago, Elizabeth and Jim McClure set out on a new farming adventure in the foothills of Fairview. Shortly after, Jim founded the Farmer’s Federation, bringing together the farmers in […]

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Waynesville Family Practice hosts flu clinic Oct. 1

From Haywood Regional Medical Center: Flu Clinic on Sat Oct 1st at Waynesville Family Practice Flu season is officially here and the Center for Disease Control recommends a yearly flu vaccine for everyone 6 months and older. You should try to get your flu vaccine anytime between now and the end of October, if possible. Flu vaccination […]

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Swannanoa Valley Museum hosts “Historic Haunted House” tour at Round Knob Lodge Oct. 28, 29

From the Swannanoa Valley Museum: MUSEUM TOURS ROUND KNOB LODGE’S HISTORIC HAUNTED RAILROAD HISTORY OLD FORT – September 22, 2016 — Just a few hundred feet beyond where the man-made fountain, known as Andrews Geyser, shoots water 80 feet into the air lies the historic Round Knob Lodge. Built in the 1930s by Southern Railroad […]

Angel Medical Center now one of nation’s Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals

PRESS RELEASE: Patients at Angel Medical Center receive some of the best care in the nation, according to an important new ranking. Angel Medical Center is now one of the nation’s Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs), a ranking reserved for less than ten percent of all Critical Access Hospitals in the nation. The designation is […]

Two new exhibitions, one by UNC Asheville’s art faculty and another by Asheville Printmakers, will open at UNC Asheville, with opening receptions taking place from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 30. The Art Faculty Exhibition 2016 will show in the S. Tucker Cooke Gallery in Owen Hall, and the Asheville Printmakers Exhibition will be in the Owen Hall Second Floor Gallery. Both receptions and exhibits are free and open to everyone. Pictured above is "Another Day on Earth" by Robert Dunning.

UNC Asheville set to open two exhibits Sept. 30

From UNC Asheville: Two Exhibits – By UNC Asheville’s Art Faculty and Asheville Printmakers – To Open with Sept. 30 Receptions Two new exhibitions, one by UNC Asheville’s art faculty and another by Asheville Printmakers, will open at UNC Asheville, with opening receptions taking place from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 30. The Art Faculty […]

Brevard College names residence hall for William and Nancy Stanback

Press release from Brevard College: Brevard College students residing in the newly constructed 84-bed residence hall will soon have a name to go along with their home away from home. On Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 11 a.m., the new residence hall will be officially dedicated as the William C. and Nancy B. Stanback Hall during […]

Council on Aging for Henderson County receives President’s Award from Aging Projects

Press release from Council on Aging for Henderson County: Hendersonville, NC, September 22, 2016 – Thursday, September 22nd marked the 6th annual “Aging in Place. It’s In Your Future” conference held at Blue Ridge Community College and hosted by Aging Projects. At the conference, President James Kelly awarded the Council on Aging for Henderson County the prestigious President’s […]

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