Share the Warmth in Asheville this Winter From the Mast General Store: ASHEVILLE, NC – As we scurry about enjoying the cool days of fall, we all know that colder temperatures are on the way, and many of us are ready to face whatever weather the coming season has to offer. Unfortunately, there are some […]
Press Release From The Summit Group for Subway: ASHEVILLE, NC, November 4, 2013 – SUBWAY® national spokesperson Jared Fogle has recruited some help in his fight against childhood obesity, thanks to a new program sponsored by local SUBWAY® restaurants. Local leaders are heading back to the classroom in an effort to inspire students to be […]
Press Release From Blue Ridge Parkway: (Boone, NC) – A section of the Blue Ridge Parkway from Milepost 270 to Milepost 281 will close on November 6, 2013, in order to make repairs to a bridge that crosses Highway 421, in Boone, North Carolina. A detour will be signed from Milepost 270, at Phillips Gap […]
Press Release From Bravo Books: NASHVILLE, TN – The music business has taken Mark Cabaniss on adventures far from his native state of North Carolina…from Nashville to Broadway to Hollywood and back. Cabaniss grew up in Shelby, North Carolina and then obtained degrees in music and communications from Mars Hill University and The University of […]
From WLOS: Chief Tommy Raye says the rescue squad has been forced to close after a new county policy choked off revenue by barring the squad from responding to certain calls.
From the Western Carolina University Office of Public Relations: A workshop focusing on “Creating an Amazing Art Portfolio” will be offered in Asheville on Friday, Nov. 8, by Western Carolina University’s Office of Continuing and Professional Education.
From The Mountaineer: James M. Patton, MD, a board certified neurologist, will speak at a support group meeting for those with essential tremors at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16 at Alliance Bible Church 501 North River Road in Sylva.
From Black Mountain News: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has filed a pre-emptive lawsuit against North Carolina’s wildlife agency to stop the famous New Year’s Eve ’Possum Drop in Clay County. It is the second lawsuit in two years.
From press release Land of Sky AutoGas Industry Leaders Meet in Asheville at Land of Sky Propane AutoGas Roadshow In partnership with Blossman Gas and Alliance AutoGas, the Land of Sky Clean Vehicles Coalition (LOSCVC) is hosting the 2nd Annual Propane AutoGas Roadshow on Thursday, November 21st. The Roadshow will run from 9:30a.m. to 1:00p.m. […]
Full announcement from Buncombe County: The ribbon cutting for the new Buncombe County Judicial Complex is on November 7 at 2 p.m. Be one of the first to see this beautiful facility in downtown Asheville. Make sure to bring an item for the time capsule to commemorate the opening of the facility. The first phase […]
Women’s Business Weekend 2013 has a theme of “Embracing a Relationship-Driven Economy.” For anyone living and working in Asheville, that’s an idea that really hits home. The event, with panels and presenters, will be held Saturday, Nov. 9 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 10 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Mojo Coworking (60 North […]
From the city of Asheville: Neighborhood profile: Five Points This is the latest in a series of profiles highlighting the City of Asheville’s vibrant and diverse neighborhoods. The City of Asheville maintains a list of neighborhoods who have registered as official organizations. Each month we will invite one of these to tell you a little […]
From press release Dancewater Blog A “Rally for Education” will be held at 4:00 PM, Monday, November 4. Having been denied the right of peaceful assembly in front of the Historic Court House, the rally will be held on the two sides of the 1500 block of Fifth Ave. West in Hendersonville. This is a […]
From the North Carolina News Service: Local elections take place in 200 towns and cities across North Carolina on Tuesday, and making sure every registered voter is able to cast their ballot is still a concern. Pasquotank County received national attention over an unsuccessful attempt to keep Elizabeth City State University student Montravias King from […]
From the Buncombe County Board of Elections: Election Day is Tuesday, November 5 for the 2013 Municipal Election. Precincts will be open from 6:30 a.m – 7:30 p.m. You’ll receive a paper ballot & mark your selections with a pen. The election officials are very patient & will be happy to walk you through the […]
From the city of Asheville: Mayor Bellamy will be travelling to Osogbo, Nigeria from November 6 to November 10, 2013. Expenses for the trip are being paid by the Sister Cities, International organization. Mayor Bellamy will represent Asheville in Osogbo, Nigeria for the dedication of a health care center.
From the Asheville Police Department: Asheville – Funeral services for APD Senior Police Officer Rob Bingaman have been set for Monday, November 4, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at Biltmore Baptist Church, 35 Clayton Road, Arden. Interment will follow at Western NC Veteran’s Cemetery in Black Mountain, NC. Morris Funeral Home of Asheville is coordinating the […]
From the WNC Regional Air Quality Agency: WNCRAQA BOARD OF DIRECTORS TENTATIVE AGENDA NOVEMBER 12, 2013 BOARD MEETING Public Comment Protocol Announcement Adjustment and approval of agenda Consent Agenda: Approval of minutes from September 9, 2013. Unfinished Business: Gas Can Swap Diesel Retrofit Project Update Director’s Report: Quarterly Report – 3rd Qtr. 2013 CIBO Air […]
From Black Mountain News: The Western North Carolina Nature Center lost the third member of its animal family in six months Thursday night, following the suspicious death of a resident deer. Nature Center director Chris Gentile said park officials are on high alert following the discovery of Baby, a 13-year-old female deer, who was found […]
From the city of Asheville: ASHEVILLE – November is “Recycle It!” Month in Asheville and throughout the month, the City of Asheville’s Office of Sustainability is offering tours and information that spotlight the city’s commitment to solid waste reduction. Halloween may be over, but the Upcycled Halloween Costume Contest continues through November 5, with voting […]
Press Release From WCU: Western Carolina University’s Department of Chemistry and Physics will host an evening telescope viewing party beginning at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Jackson County Airport overlooking the WCU campus. The event is designed to give members of the campus and surrounding communities an up-close view of the moon and […]