From the press release: Asheville, NC- Four-time Olympic gymnastic coach Miles Avery and his U.S. Olympic Gold Medal protege Paul Hamm, (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Hamm), competed in tonight’s (7/27/16), American Ninja Warrior contest on NBC. Mr. Avery (Asheville, NC) finished well enough to make the Philadelphia, PA finals at the age of 57, making him, once more, the […]
Announcement from Buncombe County Emergency Services: Beginning July 1, Buncombe County will begin accepting text to 911 calls allowing persons who cannot dial 911 for whatever reason to make contact with emergency services by text message. Once a person has contacted 911 via text message — asking for whatever assistance is needed –there will be a […]
PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SALVAGE STATION: Fourth of July Weekend is coming up and we’ve got you covered with an entire day of music, food, and fun. Come celebrate Independence Day down by the river with Asheville’s newest riverfront restaurant and concert venue. We will open at noon to serve food and drinks. There will […]
PRESS RELEASE FROM RIVERLINK: RiverLink’s RiverMusic bring a night of roots rock and roll to the Prestige Subaru stage with Tim Easton, Aaron Lee Tasjan and headliner Patrick Sweany. The event will take place at the RiverLink Sculpture and Performance Plaza, located at 144 Riverside Drive in the River Arts District (map). RiverMusic gates open […]
From a press release: Harris Regional Hospital, a Duke LifePoint hospital, has announced plans to significantly expand cardiology services in Sylva, Jackson County, and the surrounding region with the addition of needed diagnostic, treatment, and monitoring services, as well as stress testing and echocardiography, seven days a week. The hospital also plans to establish […]
PRESS RELEASE FROM WHITE HORSE BLACK MOUNTAIN: In the flurry of speculation surrounding the Brexit vote the future of Northern Ireland is being hotly debated. Traditionally a cradle of Irish culture, the predominantly Protestant counties of Ulster remained part of the U.K. when the Republic of Ireland gained independence, with repercussions that still echo. But […]
Camp Invention, the nation’s premier summer enrichment day camp program, supported by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and a product of the National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF), is coming to Asheville Christian Academy the week of July 11, 2016.
Press release from Planned Parenthood: Today, supporters of women’s health will be gathering at Aston Park to celebrate the United States Supreme Court ruling on Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, a case with significant implications for Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers (TRAP) laws and women’s access to safe and legal abortion. WHO: 20-30 supporters of […]
PRESS RELEASE FROM WHITE HORSE BLACK MOUNTAIN: Asheville-based New Orleans transplant Marcel Anton returns to the White Horse Black Mountain on Saturday, April 30 at 8 p.m. White Horse Black Mountain on Saturday, April 30 at 8 p.m. to pay musical tribute to two brilliant guitar players who left their mark and left too soon, […]
A-B Tech Community College Surgical Technology students placed first in the state at the North Carolina Alliance of Surgical Technology Educators Scrub Bowl June 23 at Sandhills Community College in Pinehurst. This is the fourth time in five years a team from A-B Tech took top honors.
PRESS RELEASE FROM EVENT ORGANIZERS: David Joe Miller Presents! “Salvation in Steel” the stories of Abby The Spoon Lady, riding the rails and busking across America Featuring her band, “The Fly By Night Rounders” Notably one of Asheville’s best known buskers, Abby Roach will tell her stories of riding the rails across America, busking in […]
Special Collections at Western Carolina University’s Hunter Library recently received a gift of a Cherokee language version of E.B. White’s classic children’s book “Charlotte’s Web.”
The Western Women’s Business Center (WWBC) at The Support Center (TSC) will host their second annual conference “Rock the World, Shape the Future” on June 30 at the US Cellular Center.
PRESS RELEASE FROM EVENT ORGANIZERS: The Battleaxe Band from Upstate South Carolina will open the Cradle of Forestry in America’s annual Songcatchers Music Series July 3. Now in its 14th year, the series is held each Sunday afternoon in July, beginning at 4:00 p.m. It honors traditional mountain music and the talented performers who preserve […]
Press release from Asheville FM: “Ben Lovett’s old-school synth score evokes the retro-futurist aesthetics of fondly remembered 1970s and early ’80s sci-fi films.” – Variety (June 24, 2016 – Asheville, NC) – 103.3 Asheville FM and Fine Arts Theatre join Moog Music, Harvest Records and Echo Mountain Studios in presenting a special event screening of […]
The Haywood County Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants to fill a position on the following committee: Adult Care Homes Community Advisory Committee for Long Term Care
From City of Hendersonville: Citizens, customers, and partners please be aware that several rates were adjusted in the FY16-17 adopted budget. Please access the City’s Budget and Fee Schedule at hendersonvillenc.gov/budget-2. Water & Sewer Service Rate Changes The City of Hendersonville’s water and sewer rates were adjusted in the adopted budget for the fiscal year […]
The Asheville Police Department is applying for funding through the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) 2016 Local Solicitation Program. This US Department of Justice funding is provided to enhance partnerships between Federal, State and Local governments to create safer communities through the prevention and reduction of crime and violence.
Press release: Asheville Lyric Opera is proud to present the The Man of La Mancha. Asheville, NC – Asheville Lyric Opera’s production of Man of La Mancha premiers at the Diana Wortham Theatre Friday, July 15, 2016 and Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 8 p.m., with a matinee Sunday, July 17, 2016 at 3 […]
Press release: NEWS RELEASE HENDERSONVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT 145 5th Avenue East, Hendersonville, NC 28792 The Hendersonville Police Department recognizes the increasingly popular option to purchase and sell items using Internet sites such as Craigslist, Backpage.com, Facebook and others. Many citizens who use those sights meet to exchange items and/or cash. There have […]
Press release: OSEGA Gymnastics Owner to Appear on America Ninja Warrior Television Show for Second Straight Season Swannanoa, NC – OSEGA Gymnastics owner Miles Avery of Asheville, North Carolina, will appear next Monday, June 27, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. on The America Ninja Warrior television show. Last season, at age 56, Avery became the oldest contestant to […]