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 […]
FromTimes-News: As the cold weather and holidays begin, nonprofits across Henderson County are working tirelessly to meet the needs of the community. Without volunteers and donations, many nonprofits say they would not be able to help as many people.
From Black Mountain News: An electrical problem caused a fire last week that heavily damaged a commercial building on the Western Carolina University campus, state government says.
From WLOS: Residents in the Deerfield community and Meals on Wheels team up every year for their Thanksgiving project.
From McDowell News: Fifty-four inmates were temporarily evacuated after a recently installed heat pump leaked carbon monoxide into a cell at the McDowell County jail Wednesday afternoon.
Here’s the information from the Colburn Earth Science Museum email newsletter: Join us for local craft beer provided by Catawba Valley Brewing, snacks and lively discussion. The Science and Art of Brewing BEER CITY SCIENCE December 06, 2013 6:00-8:00 pm COLBURN MUSEUM IN PACK PLACE, DOWNTOWN ASHEVILLE Ready to kick your holidays off with something […]
Press release Strings of Lumina performs at White Horse on Dec. 1 Lumina is a brilliant light. Strings of Lumina is a world music ensemble that will brighten the White Horse Black Mountain with its musical illuminations on Sunday, Dec. 1 at 7:00 pm. Players include Linda and Larry Cammarata, mind-body wellness practitioners who are […]
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 […]
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 […]
Press release from Diamond Brand Outdoors: DIAMOND BRAND LEADERSHIP TEAM GAINS PRESIDENT OF RETAIL New Hire to Help Lead Retail Expansion ARDEN, N.C. – Diamond Brand Outdoors, Asheville’s leading outdoor retailer for nearly 50 years, is proud to announce the addition of Terry Atwood to its leadership team. Atwood joins the Retail Division of Diamond […]
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 […]
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 […]
From The Sylva Herald: “Echoes of the Cotton Club,” a salute to the roots of jazz and the big band era music, will be staged in WCU’s Bardo Center on Thursday, April 24. The show starts promptly at 7:30 p.m. and no one will be admitted after it has started.
From Hickory Daily Record: One of the main roads into the town of Blowing Rock has reopened to traffic following an early morning rock slide.
From McDowell News: Children with McDowell County Head Start will have a brighter Christmas this year thanks to some big-hearted tattoo artists.
From Black Mountain News: But Blue Ridge Biofuels, a local company that turns spent grease into clean fuel for engines and home furnaces, knows exactly where you should put your dirty oil. It has created a website dedicated to helping the public recycle its oil (cookingoilrecycling.org), with locations of grease-disposal bins and tips for proper […]
Here’s the Thanksgiving message from RiverLink via the nonprofit’s email newsletter: Thanks to all our friends, donors, volunteers and people who have fallen in love with the French Broad. It’s been a privilege to work with you and over 300 collaborating partners including non-profits, government agencies and businesses. We couldn’t do what we do without […]
Press Release From Sweet Biscuit Inn: Asheville, NC – Where travelers once held photos of Flat Stanley in unusual places, photographers now shoot photos of a humble red chair. Long considered simply a place to rest one’s buttocks, the lowly wooden chair has been elevated to celebrity status, and is being welcomed at inns and […]
Press Release From Asheville Area Arts Council: Join local artist Taiyo la Paix as he gathers a sample of Asheville’s most talented in a provocative show about love and death, sex and violence, a girl and a gun. Opening at the Asheville Area Arts Council Gallery on Friday, December 13, a gun and a girl: […]
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 […]
Full announcement from the city of Asheville: ASHEVILLE – The National Weather Service winter weather advisory and high wind warning continue in Asheville and the surrounding areas through 6 p.m. Wednesday. Currently, the area is experiencing sporadic snow showers, with temperatures around 32 degrees with a northwesterly wind at 24 mph, and gusts to 33 […]