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Sen. Hagan lauds rural broadband initiative

From a press release: Hagan Applauds Completion of MCNC Golden Leaf Rural Broadband Initiative Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Kay Hagan today applauded the completion of MCNC’s Golden LEAF Rural Broadband Initiative (GLRBI), a landmark project that connects schools, businesses and health care providers across North Carolina with high speed broadband. Representatives from Senator Hagan’s […]

AdvantageWest passes new budget, includes cuts

From Blueridgenow.com: AdvantageWest, a regional economic development partnership for 23 Western North Carolina counties, has passed its 2013-14 budget, which includes a $763,000 cut in appropriations by the state of North Carolina, according to an AdvantageWest news release. Last year, AdvantageWest received an appropriation of $1.1 million, which is roughly half of the organization’s annual […]

Summer Saunter guided hike series: ‘A Stroll with Aldo Leopold’

Here’s the press release from the Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation: SUMMER SAUNTER WITH ALDO LEOPOLD GRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN, N.C. – On Saturday, August 24 Grandfather Mountain will offer the final program of our Summer Saunter guided hike series, “A Stroll with Aldo Leopold.” This saunter along the Bridge Trail led by Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation’s Director […]

AP: Reality TV and the real world meet at Turtle Island Preserve

Here’s an excerpt from the Associated Press article via the Asheville Citizen-Times: The way Eustace Conway sees it, there’s the natural world, as exemplified by his Turtle Island Preserve in the Blue Ridge Mountains. And then there’s the “plastic, imitation” world that most other humans inhabit. But the border between the two has always been […]

The Village Potters hosts Aug. 31 event to make bowls for Asheville Empty Bowls, MANNA FoodBank

Press release MAKE OR DECORATE A BOWL FOR EMPTY BOWLS The Village Potters hosts event to make bowls for Asheville Empty Bowls Event. Asheville, NC – August 8, 2013 – The Village Potters, located in Asheville’s River Arts District in historic Riverview Station, is happy to host their annual event in support of Asheville Empty […]

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