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Azalea Mountain School to host information night Jan. 28

Press Release Azalea Mountain School Azalea Mountain School invites all parents seeking a nurturing education for their children to attend a Parent Information Meeting. Learn about our proven, experiential and arts-based classical Waldorf curriculum taught in a safe, stress-free environment. See why we are unique! Tuesday, Jan 28th – 5:30 – 7:30 pm North Asheville […]

BuyLocalList.com to donate portion of new subscriptions to help hungry children

PRESS RELEASE New online local business directory BuyLocalList.com has announced that during the month of January it will donate $10 for every new business subscription it receives to elementary school children in Buncombe and Henderson counties who don’t have a snack to eat during the day. In Fletcher Elementary alone, 80 students go without a […]

Van Winkle law firm attorneys among 2014 N.C. ‘super lawyers’

Full press release from the Van Winkle law firm: ASHEVILLE, N.C. (January 23, 2014) – The Van Winkle Law Firm announced nine attorneys have been named to the list of 2014 North Carolina “Super Lawyers” including: Jones P. Byrd, Sr., Litigation; Dale A. Curriden, Medical Malpractice – Defense; Stephen J. Grabenstein, Estate & Trust Litigation; […]

Wallace Shealy named Asheville realtor of the year

Asheville Board of REALTORS® name Wallace Shealy REALTOR® of the year Press release: The Asheville Board of REALTORS® named Wallace Shealy as its REALTOR® of the year during a recent celebration at Cliffs at Walnut Cove in Asheville. He operates his own independent real estate firm covering residential and commercial needs throughout Western North Carolina, […]

Local broker honored by Society of Industrial and Office Realtors

Austin Walker awarded SIOR designation Press release: Austin Walker of Whitney Commercial Real Estate Services has been awarded the SIOR designation by the Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS® (SIOR). Walker’s recognition is good news for Asheville. Real estate professionals who have earned the SIOR designation are recognized world-wide by corporate real estate executives, commercial […]

Wilderness Society announces WNC events

Here’s the press release from the Southern Appalachian Office of The Wilderness Society: THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN OFFICE OF THE WILDERNESS SOCIETY ANNOUNCES EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES IN CELEBRATION OF THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE WILDERNESS ACT (SYLVA, NC)—2014 marks the 50th anniversary of The Wilderness Act and the Southern Appalachian Office of The Wilderness Society in […]

CSE: Cooper should follow Herring’s example

Here’s the press release from Campaign for Southern Equality: Attorney General Cooper should choose same course of action as Virginia Attorney General Herring Asheville, N.C. (January 23, 2014) This morning Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced that his office will cease to defend Virginia’s ban against same-sex marriage in a federal lawsuit that is progressing […]

One-man play, “R. Buckminster Fuller:  THE HISTORY (and Mystery) OF THE UNIVERSE” on Feb. 1

Press release One-man play, “R. Buckminster Fuller: THE HISTORY (and Mystery) OF THE UNIVERSE” on Feb. 1 R. Buckminster Fuller: THE HISTORY (and Mystery) OF THE UNIVERSE by D. W. JACOBS from the life, work and writings of R. Buckminster Fuller The Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center in downtown Asheville presents the one-man […]

Vikesh Kapoor headlines The Mothlight on Feb. 5

Press release Vikesh Kapoor headlines The Mothlight on Feb. 5 Vikesh Kapoor Announces US Tour Dates w/ Eleni Mandel After releasing his critically-acclaimed debut The Ballad Of Willy Robbins last fall and touring with BRONCHO, Saintseneca, and The Melodic, Portland-based songwriter Vikesh Kapoor will head back out on the road this month, playing at Seattle’s […]

Environment North Carolina: NC leaders urge action on climate change

North Carolina leaders urge action on climate change From environmental advocacy group, Environment North Carolina: Thirty-three concerned public officials from across North Carolina urged the federal government today to take bold steps to reduce global warming pollution. In an open letter to President Barack Obama, local officials from Buncombe County to Morehead City expressed support […]

Four Seasons Compassion for Life: Meeting the needs of WNC’s aging population

Four Seasons Compassion for Life meets the emerging needs of Buncombe, Western North Carolina’s aging population in the new year Press release: Asheville area trends for 2013 show residents aged 60 and older approximately doubled due to aging and relocation to western North Carolina; almost 43 percent are Baby Boomers or older, experts say As […]

Air agency Accepting nominations for efforts to improve air quality

Press Release Through the annual Clean Air Excellence Awards Program, the Western North Carolina Regional Air Quality Agency (WNCRAQA) will recognize businesses, organizations, and individuals who have made valuable contributions to air quality in Buncombe County. It recognizes unregulated improvements to air quality emissions or voluntary actions benefiting the air quality in the area. In […]

Navitat launching new mountaintop tour in 2014

The Blue Ridge Experience ridge-to-ridge zipline opens in April ASHEVILLE, N.C. – NAVITAT CANOPY ADVENTURES reaches new heights in 2014 with the launch of an unprecedented mountaintop zipline experience. Called NAVITAT’s Blue Ridge Experience, the tour is a fun wild ride high above the forest floor, from mountain ridgetop to ridgetop, and an adrenaline-packed complement […]

Diamond Brand recognized in national competition

Press Release Jeff Dezen Public Relations Diamond Brand Manufacturing is proud to announce that it has been recognized as the runner-up finisher in the 2014 American Made Outdoor Gear Awards Competition in the company’s with 51-100 employees category. Recognized widely for its domestic manufacturing of canvas products for the U.S. Military and Boy Scouts of […]

Registration for Grace Lutheran Preschool 2014-15 opens Feb. 10

Press Release Grace Lutheran Church Community registration for the 2014-2015 school year opens at Grace Lutheran Preschool on February 10th. The school offers half-day classes for Walkers to Pre-K children. Grace Lutheran Preschool creates a child-centered atmosphere to help foster learning for ages, Walkers to Pre-K. The Christian-based curriculum is supplemented with a variety of […]

Brevard College announces new Director of Alumni Affairs

Press Release Brevard College Brevard College is pleased to announce the hiring of Autumn Weil as director of alumni affairs. Weil comes to Brevard College with eight years of experience in philanthropic advancement, including four years in higher education. “We’re thrilled to have Autumn on board as alumni affairs director,” said Brevard College Vice President […]

Bailey Mountain Cloggers announce scholarship for summer dance camp

Press Release Bailey Mountain Cloggers The national champion Bailey Mountain Cloggers of Mars Hill University will be offering one scholarship for their annual summer dance camp, to be held June 16-20, 2014, on the campus. The scholarship will pay for room and board, meals, and unlimited classes for the entire camp, including all different levels […]

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