Nature’s Pharmacy sold the compounding prescription portion of its business to Asheville Compounding Pharmacy on March 16. It will continue to sell supplements, consisting of vitamins and minerals, homeopathic remedies and herbals, according to Bill Cheek, co-owner of the store with Mike Rogers for 19 years. It will remain at the same location at 752 […]
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A public hearing has been scheduled for Wednesday, April 29, 6 p.m. at the Clyde A. Erwin High School Auditorium (60 Lees Creek Road) in Asheville for individuals to comment on the announcement by the Western North Carolina Regional Air Quality Agency (WNCRAQA) of its intent to renew a Title V permit for Duke Energy’s coal-burning electric plant […]
Organizers of All Go West music festival, a free, multi-stage live music event held annually in West Asheville, have announced that the 2015 festival is canceled. However, event producer Arieh Sampson says the event “will come back. It’s taken a year off before.” Here is the official cancellation from the All Go West facebook page: […]
United Federal Credit Union is opening a new branch in Hendersonville this summer. The 10,000-square-foot facility, the third UFCU branch in the state, will be located at 101 Jack Street, where renovations are currently underway. Here is the full release from UFCU: United Federal Credit Union (UFCU) is excited to announce it will open a […]
Ever wanted to know more about where and who you came from? Now’s your chance with RootsMOOC, a free online genealogy and family history class offered through the State Library of North Carolina. The class officially starts this week but enrollment is ongoing during the course’s March 23-June 1 duration. Every two weeks a new module will be available but late […]
Out of a highly competitive pool of 995 artists from 46 states, Geoffrey Giles was one of the 121 selected for this year’s Artisphere, a festival (now in it’s 11th year) held in downtown Greenville, from May 8 – 10. Giles will showcase his work in the Precious Jewelry category. Artisphere has been ranked in the […]
Ten Thousand Villages’ Fair Trade Fashion Show, now in its fifth year, takes place on Saturday, April 18, 2-3 p.m. The event is in celebration of Earth Day. Press release from organizers: Ten Thousand Villages, Asheville is celebrating Earth Day and the one-year anniversary of the store expansion by hosting their 5th annual Fair Trade […]
The Security Exchange Commission unanimously approved a new rule to relax regulations on certain “mini initial public offerings.” The rule applies to companies raising up to $50 million from the general public and removes “certain regulatory hurdles, such as approval from every state where the firm has investors,” according to a report by Bloomberg’s Dave […]
From a press release: Asheville Hospitalist Group, a Mission Health practice, is pleased to welcome Rebecca Mumpower, MD. Dr. Mumpower is an experienced hospitalist who last worked with Wellmont Medical Associates at Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, Tennessee. “It is our pleasure to welcome Dr. Mumpower to the strong group of physicians and caregivers […]
From a press release: In partnership with HopeRx, students in Henderson County Public Schools’ six high schools are taking a public stand against substance abuse during the week-long “We Are Hope” campaign, recognized March 18 by Henderson County Commissioners. Through a campaign organized by high schools’ student government organizations and leaders, students at Balfour Education […]
Event announcement: SolarizeWNC to hold information forum in Franklin on April 7.
Bill Bares (piano) and Matthew Richmond (vibraphone) duet as part of the Take Two Jazz series at White Horse Black Mountain. The Monday, May 6 show starts at 7:30 p.m. Press release from the venue: Bill Bares’ “Take Two: Jazz Duets” at the White Horse Black Mountain is now in it’s second year with considerable […]
The 8th annual Music Video Asheville will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 29. In advance of the awards ceremony, event organizers released this promotional video. It stars Marisa Blake, Kay Denton, Arieh Samson, Andrew Fletcher and Josh Blake. The video was created by Force Fueled Media in association with Lush Life Productions, written and Produced […]
Archaeologist Maura Heyn discusses ancient conceptions of the “ideal” woman in a lecture held at UNC Asheville’s Ramsey Library on Thursday, April 2. Press release from UNCA: Archaeologist Maura Heyn will examine ancient conceptions of the “ideal” woman in her lecture, Ladies Who Lunch: Female Portraiture in Roman Palmyra, at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April […]
Diamond Brand Outdoors holds a free event on Thursday, April 9. Outdoor Diva Day, geared toward women, includes yoga and a hike followed by indoor festivities. Press release from event organizers: Diamond Brand Outdoors would like to graciously invite all of Western North Carolina’s outdoor loving women to join us on April 9th for our […]
Press release: Local favorite, Tupelo Honey, branches out into central Tennessee.
Press release: Latest impact study from local nonprofit, Children First.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015, is a code YELLOW air quality forecast day for the valleys of Asheville. 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. No health impacts are expected when air quality is in this range. Please […]
Blue Ridge Community Health Services is one of several organizations participating in National Farmworker Awareness Week, which runs from March 24 through March 27. The national campaign was started by Student Action with Farmworkers to bring attention to the unsafe working conditions and low wages that face many agricultural workers.
Event announcement: Southern Appalachian Family Farms presents “Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food Expo” on Saturday, March 28, at the Brasstown Community Center
Musicians/storytellers/teachers duo Kim and Reggie Harris will spend three days as artists in residence at Warren Wilson College. They’ll finish their stay with a free performance at the college chapel on Wednesday, April 8, at 7:30 p.m. Press release from WWC: Kim and Reggie Harris – musicians, storytellers and teachers – conclude three days as […]