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2,500 WNC students ready to begin Subway ‘Fit for Life’ challenge

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 […]

Mars Hill University trustee releases ‘Confessions of a Shameless Name-Dropper’

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 […]

Land of Sky announces road show, creation of research center

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. […]

Activists express concerns about voter suppression

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 […]

APD announces details for Monday funeral of Officer Rob Bingaman

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 […]

Agenda for Nov. 12 WNC Regional Air Quality Agency meeting

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 […]

City of Asheville announces events for ‘Recycle it!” month

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 […]

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