Local architecture firm wins state awards

Press release from The American Institute of Architects North Carolina: The American Institute of Architects North Carolina (AIA NC) Chapter has announced the winners of their inaugural Residential Design Awards Program. 2013 AIA NC Chapter President, Roger Leeson, AIA declared this year the Year of the Residential Architect with the intent of introducing the public […]

Fresh Market confirms new store at former Harris Teeter location on Hendersonville Road

Press release Asheville, N.C. (September 23, 2013) – The Fresh Market continues to grow its chain of specialty grocery stores with a new location in Asheville, N.C. The store, expected to open in 2014, will be located in the Parkway Centre at 1378 Hendersonville Road. It will be the company’s 12th store in the state, […]

Town Mountain takes home two IBMA Momentum Awards

Local bluegrass band Town Mountain won two International Bluegrass Music Association Momentum Awards. The winners were announced today in Raleigh. “This honor, which debuted during last year’s convention, is meant to bring attention to artists and business people in the early stages of their career, and more experienced members of the community who are helping […]

President Obama signs disaster declaration for July floods in WNC

Full announcement from the White House: The President today declared a major disaster exists in the State of North Carolina and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms, flooding, landslides, and mudslides during the period of July 3-13, 2013. Federal funding is available to state […]

New Trader Joe’s grocery to open in Asheville this Friday

The colorful grocery store chain Trader Joe’s will open a new location in Asheville, with a grand opening celebration Friday. The opening’s festivities will include live music, food samples and demonstrations, giveaways and more. The store will kick off its opening with a ceremonial lei cutting at 8 a.m., honoring the specific style and theme […]

Epic concert recollections at Listen to This on Sept. 26

Tom Chalmers hosts “Listen to This: stories in performance.” The series returns to 35 Below at Asheville Community Theatre (35 E. Walnut St.) on Thursday, Sept. 26. The theme, this time, is “Hello Cleveland” – a rockin’ collection of epic concert recollections. According to a press release, expect “an evening of classic concert tales that […]

Carolina Land Mountain Conservancy gearing up for annual fundraiser

Press release from Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy: Come Experience the Magic of the Mountains at our 13th annual Conservation Celebration Saturday September 28th See you this weekend at our annual fall fundraiser! Here are some last minute details: Where: The Cabin Ridge – main event details online here directions online here **GPS not reliable When: […]

Delayed-harvest trout regulations to go into effect next week

Press release from The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission: The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will implement delayed-harvest regulations on 33 trout waters in 18 western North Carolina counties on Oct. 1. Before Oct. 1, hatchery-supported regulations apply to these waters. Under delayed-harvest regulations, no trout can be harvested or possessed from these waters between Oct. […]

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