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Alta Ridge Foot Specialists establish healthcare scholarship at Mars Hill University

Press Release From Mars Hill University: Alta Ridge Foot Specialists (Robert L. van Brederode, DPM and W. Aaron Broyles, DPM) has recently established the Alta Ridge Foot Specialists Healthcare Scholarship at Mars Hill University. This scholarship will be awarded each academic year to a high achieving Mars Hill University junior or senior student with a […]

Moogfest announces performer lineup

Moogfest announces performer lineup Moogfest announces one-third of the musical acts performing at the upcoming technology, art and music festival. The event takes place April 23-27 in downtown Asheville. Headliners include German electronic band Kraftwek (which began in Düsseldorf in 1970). They’ll perform three 3-D shows. Phase two ticket sales begin today with prices ranging […]

Gov. McCrory appoints retired Asheville realtor to Parks and Recreation Authority

From the office of Gov. Pat McCrory: The Office of Governor Pat McCrory announced the following appointments today: North Carolina Parks and Recreation Authority Jason Kay (Mecklenburg County) – Kay is a senior assistant attorney for the city of Charlotte. He received a B.S. from Indiana University and a master’s and juris doctorate from UNC-Chapel […]

Registration available for WCU’s Valley of the Lilies Half Marathon

Here’s the press release from Western Carolina University: CULLOWHEE – Online registration is taking place for Western Carolina University’s fourth annual Valley of the Lilies Half Marathon and 5-K, which will be held Saturday, April 5, on the campus in Cullowhee. The half marathon will begin at 8 a.m. and take runners on a 13.1-mile […]

Buncombe community health efforts recognized

Here’s the press release from Buncombe County: Buncombe County, North Carolina Selected as Finalist for RWJF Roadmaps to Health Prize Community Health Efforts Recognized as Buncombe County Advances in Prize Selection Process Asheville, North Carolina (December 18, 2013)— Tomorrow and Friday of this week, Buncombe County, North Carolina is welcoming five affiliates of the Robert […]

Urban farming series begins in January at the Hendersonville Community Co-op

Press release Urban farming series begins in January at the Hendersonville Community Co-op In January of 2014, the Hendersonville Community Co-op will once again offer an affordable and fun way to learn more about your own Urban Farming potential. We have gathered a few local experts to help us learn our way to backyard sustainability […]

Winter JAM sessions on Wednesdays in January at Black Mountain Center for the Arts

Press release Winter JAM sessions on Wednesdays in January at Black Mountain Center for the Arts Music fills the air during the holidays. Music fills the air every Wednesday at the Black Mountain Center for the Arts where the next JAM sessions are starting up again in January. Junior Appalachian Musicians (JAM) are in 3rd- […]

Life Sciences Company will move to Asheville in January

Press Release From Economic Development Coalition for Asheville – Buncombe County: Asheville, N.C.–The Economic Development Coalition for Asheville-Buncombe County (EDC), Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College and the NC Biotechnology Center jointly announced today that f(x) Immune Company will locate its new company in Asheville. In early January 2014, f(x) Immune Co. will begin operations in the […]

Warren Wilson associate dean named associate editor of faculty development journal

Press Release From Warren Wilson College: Gary Hawkins, Ph.D., associate dean for faculty at Warren Wilson College, has been named associate editor of To Improve the Academy: The International Journal on Faculty Development. He will advance to the position of editor in two years. The journal is published by The Professional and Organizational Development (POD) […]

The Solar Connection manufacturing facility to create 50 jobs at manufacturing facility in McDowell

Press Release From Governor McCrory’s Press Office: Raleigh, NC – Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today The Solar Connection will locate its manufacturing facility in McDowell County. The company plans to create 50 jobs and invest more than $500,000 over the next three years in Marion. “North Carolina will […]

APD announces results of latest ‘Booze it and Lose it’ sweep

From the Asheville Police Department: Asheville – On Friday, December 13, 2013, the Asheville Police Department Traffic Safety Unit hosted a Multi Agency Checkpoint. Along with members of the Asheville Police Department, representatives from MADD, WNC Safekids, Governors Highway Safety Program, North Carolina Highway Patrol, Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office, Fletcher Police Department, Black Mountain Police […]

Mission Health streamlines patient record access

Press Release From Mission Health System: ASHEVILLE, N.C.(December 17, 2013) As medical records become increasingly available by electronic means, Mission Health has proactively addressed the need for a safe, secure and robust electronic health information exchange (HIE) platform to serve Western North Carolina. The new platform, Mission Health Connect, is an HIE that allows health […]

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