LEAF announces spring lineup with Shovels & Rope, members of Buena Vista Social Club and more

PRESS RELEASE: LEAF is thrilled to announce its dynamic lineup of performing artists for the Spring 2016 LEAF Festival, taking place May 12-15, 2016 near Asheville at the majestic Lake Eden in Black Mountain, NC. We welcome you to experience ‘World Fusion with Cuban Spice’ with Juan De Marcos & The Afro-Cuban All-Stars (featuring original […]

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Sensibilities Day Spa donates sales Heart of Horse Sense

Press release from Sensibilities Day Spa:   Asheville, NC – Sensibilities Day Spa today announced Heart of Horse Sense is the non-profit of choice to receive 20% of its sales as part of Sensibilities Cares, a program dedicated to giving back to the community. On Tuesday, March 15, Sensibilities will donate 20% of its sales to Heart of Horse Sense, a grassroots non-profit organization that provides Therapeutic Horsemanship, […]

The Funky Formal benefiting Francine Delany New School for Children, Feb. 26

PRESS RELEASE: Isis Restaurant and Music Hall Presents The Funky Formal Benefiting Francine Delany New School for Children Friday February 26, 2016 6pm until Midnight Isis Restaurant and Music Hall 743 Haywood Rd. Asheville NC On Friday, February 26th, Isis Restaurant and Music Hall will host the second annual Funky Formal benefiting Francine Delany New […]

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American Advertising Federation Asheville hosts public service project

Press release from the American Advertising Federation Asheville (AAF Asheville): Public Service Project 2016 One of AAF Asheville’s signature programs is the annual public service initiative benefiting a local non-profit organization. The program allows AAF Asheville to select a non-profit partner that has some marketing budget but has limited resources to make those dollars reach far […]


Local law firm launches driving speed reduction sign campaign

Press release from Minick Law: We are proud to be launching “SLOW DOWN ASHEVILLE”; a public safety campaign designed to help motorists drive safely on Asheville’s busy and narrow roadways.  Co-sponsored by N.C. Farm Bureauand FastSigns of Asheville, Minick Law will be distributing FREE “SLOW DOWN ASHEVILLE” yard signs to residents and businesses, to serve as a reminder to Asheville motorists to […]

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Asheville City Council meeting for Feb. 9 canceled; next meeting Feb. 23

Asheville City Clerk Maggie Burleson announced that the Asheville City Council meeting scheduled for Feb. 9, 2016 has been canceled. Two other meetings planned for the same day, the Governance Committee and the Boards & Commissions Committee, will also be canceled. The next regular meeting of Asheville City Council will be Feb. 23 at 5 […]

Pardee Hospital Foundation receives grants to support operating room renovations

From a press release: Pardee Hospital Foundation announced today that the James H. Cummings Foundation awarded $200,000 and The Cannon Foundation awarded $150,000 to support recent operating room renovations as part of the hospital’s Comprehensive Cancer Center Capital Campaign. The renovations integrate the latest lights, equipment and computers in Pardee’s 10 operating rooms, making operating […]

“Girlfriends Series” by Grovewood studio artist Helen Purdum

Grovewood Gallery’s Spring Sip & Shop + artist demonstrations March 25 & 26

PRESS RELEASE: To celebrate spring, Grovewood Gallery in Asheville will be offering 2 days of artist demonstrations, complimentary wine and 10% off storewide discounts on handcrafted jewelry, pottery, studio furniture, outdoor sculpture and more. Metro Wines sommelier Andy Hale will also be on location Saturday, March 26 from 3 – 5pm. Demonstration Schedule: Helen Purdum […]

WNC Agricultural Options awards $177,000 in grants to diversifying farmers

PRESS RELEASE from WNC Agricultural Options: MILLS RIVER, N.C.—Diversifying farmers in western North Carolina are receiving support to offset the risk of expanding and trying new ventures. WNC Agricultural Options awarded 33 farm businesses a total of $177,000 in $3,000 and $6,000 grants on Thursday at the Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center in Mills […]


‘Puppy Bowl’ adoption event and viewing party held at Asheville Brewing, Feb. 7

From Asheville Humane Society: Puppy Bowl Adoption Event & Viewing Party Sunday, February 7 | 2 – 5 PM The Carolina Panthers aren’t the only ones headed to the big game. Once again, Asheville Humane Society has puppies in the starting lineup for Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl XII! Join us in the Game Room at […]


State report explains science behind initial coal ash classifications

From North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources: RALEIGH – State environmental experts released the scientific data used to determine the risk level each coal ash pond presents to public health and the environment. This classification will determine the closure timeline for each of Duke Energy’s 33 coal ash ponds in accordance with a […]

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Buxton Hall celebrates women in Asheville’s bar scene at monthly Velvet & Lace event, Feb. 4

From Our VOICE: Who: Buxton Hall presents Velvet & Lace, back for round three! What: A celebration of the female presence in Asheville’s bar scene, with 10% of sales benefiting Our VOICE, Buncombe County’s rape crisis center. Where: The next event is February 4th at Buxton Hall, beginning at 10 pm. This month will feature bombshell babe and […]

Air quality forecast for Saturday Jan. 30: Moderate (YELLOW)

Saturday, January 30, 2016, is a code yellow air quality forecast day for the valleys and ridge tops of Asheville.  Unusually sensitive people should consider limiting prolonged outdoor exertion. Sunday, January 31, 2016, is expected to be a code green air quality forecast day.  No health impacts are expected when air quality is in this range. WNC Regional Air Quality Agency 49 Mt. […]

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