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Wall Street and Rankin Avenue parking garages to get LED upgrades

Full announcement from the city of Asheville: ASHEVILLE – Two City of Asheville parking garages will been seen in a different light thanks to the City of Asheville’s participation in a newly implemented energy efficiency program with Duke Energy Progress. Utilizing the Duke Energy Progress Small Business Energy Saver Program, the city will replace lights […]

Big Sam’s Funky Nation heats up The Grey Eagle on Dec. 1

Press release Big Sam’s Funky Nation heats up The Grey Eagle on Dec. 1 Hailing from New Orleans as the former trombone player of the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Big Sam always entertains audiences with his exhilarating brand of high-voltage funk, rock, jazz, and hip-hop, termed “Noladelic Powerfunk.” The San Francisco Chronicle asserts “[Big Sam […]

United Way & Budget & Tax Center present local public briefing on state legislation

Here’s the information from the United Way and the Budget & Tax Center via the NC Justice Center email newsletter: A Fall Legislative Briefing Tuesday, December 3 8:30-11:00 a.m. Candler, NC Join us for our annual overview of the North Carolina state budget, economic forecast, and issues affecting your community and add your voice to […]

Author Katey Schultz reads at Asheville’s Shambhala Meditation Center on Dec. 13

Press release Author Katey Schultz reads at Asheville’s Shambhala Meditation Center on Friday, Dec. 13 Join us for a reading and presentation, “Where Research Meets Imagination,” with Katey Schultz, award-winning, North Carolina author. Katey will read from her recent collection, Flashes of War, share a short video, and discuss her writing process, followed by a […]

Author Gloria Houston will be the guest bookseller at Spellbound on Nov. 30

Press release Author Gloria Houston will be the guest bookseller at Spellbound on Nov. 30 Spellbound Children’s Bookshop is pleased to announce that it will be hosting author Gloria Houston as a guest bookseller on Saturday, November 30, from 3:00 to 5:00pm, to chat with customers and recommend her favorite books, including her own award-winning […]

Asheville Holiday Parade winners announced

The Asheville Downtown Association today announced the winning entries for the 67th Annual Asheville Holiday Parade, held Saturday, November 23. Entries were judged in four categories: civic/non-profit, cheerleading/gymnastics, dance and corporate/business. Judges included Esther Manheimer, mayor-elect; Manteo Mitchell, 2012 Olympic silver medalist; Tracey Johnston-Crum, Omni Grove Park Inn and Richard Handy, Director NYS3. Civic/Nonprofit: 1st […]

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