Press release Guitarmania at Classic Wineseller on Thanksgiving weekend The Classic Wineseller, 20 Church Street in Waynesville presents two talented singer-songwriter guitarists on Thanksgiving weekend: Ben Wilson on Friday, November 29 at 7pm, and Jacob Johnson on Saturday, November 30 at 7pm. Beginning at 5:30pm each weekend evening, the Wineseller’s kitchen prepares fresh tapas and […]
From The Associated Press via WRAL: The U.S. Forest Service said Saturday the Table Rock wildfire which has burned almost 2,600 acres is about 70 percent contained.
From McDowell News: The November 12, 2013 Forest Closure Order for sections of the Linville Gorge will be lifted at midnight on Sunday night, November 24, 2013. The gorge was closed to the public due to the Table Rock wildfire.
From Black Mountain News: After a major plummet during and after the Great Recession of 2008-09, home sales are back at a level real estate professionals and builders consider much more average — but also very sustainable — for the Asheville region. The inventory of houses on the market is down, which is a good […]
Press release from the Eblen Foundation INGLES MARKETS / HEATH SHULER FOUNDATION BRIGHTEN THANKSGIVING HOLIDAYS FOR THOUSANDS (Asheville, NC) This Wednesday, November 27th, former collegiate and NFL star and United State Congressman Heath Shuler will be joining Ingle’s Markets and members of the Eblen Charities Board of Directors, Duke Energy, Wells Fargo Advisors, Asheville Radio […]
From McDowell News: At a recent hearing before a state legislative committee, Mitch Gillespie, assistant secretary for the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources, said the agency plans to study locations in the far western counties of North Carolina to assess their feasibility for hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.”
Press release Indies First local authors appear at Malaprop’s on Small Business Saturday The following authors will be at Malaprop’s on Saturday, Nov. 30, charming our customers and recommending their favorite books. Great chance to meet your favorite local author! From 9-11 a.m. Jay Erskine Leutze Nancy Dillingham Megan Shepherd 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. […]
Press release Blue Ridge Books announces events for November and December The bookstore is located at 152 S. main St. in Waynesville. Saturday, November 23 3:00 pm Author Event with Tami Rasmussen Author Tami Rasmussen will read from and discuss her new mystery novel, Murmur, a narrative of a horrific murder and the shocking mystery […]
From Times-News: Capt. Lynda Thornhill reported that 258 angels still need to be adopted and returned to The Salvation Army by Dec. 16.
From The Mountaineer: Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials remind park visitors to exercise caution as they view and photograph wildlife to best protect both the animals and themselves.
From WLOS: The mother and sisters of Cheyenne VanTreese sat on the stoop across from Vance Monument Saturday evening, sobbing and hugging the friends of Cheyenne that came to pay tribute to her memory.
From Tryon Daily Bulletin: Isothermal Community College (ICC) and NC State University are partnering to develop a new equine studies program to be offered at the ICC Polk campus beginning in 2014.
From Black Mountain News: Local leaders and residents gathered Friday beside busy Smoky Park Highway to unveil a new sign “Welcome to Enka-Candler.”
Press Release From North Carolina Writers’ Network: NORTH CAROLINA—“I just thought we were the most privileged group of people who ever lived,” longtime columnist Rose Post once said of her years working for the Salisbury Post. “And I pinched myself all the time that I got paid for doing what I did, because I was […]
River Arts Yoga Studio to Offer Free Gratitude Classes From River Arts Yoga: Thanksgiving week (11/25 – 11/29), the new River Arts Yoga Studio will offer free yoga. Donations in any amount will be accepted and given in full to Manna Food Bank. River Arts Yoga (RAY) Studio Owner Susan Kaagan and RAY teacher Katie […]
Press release David LaMotte releases his “Best of” album at the White Horse The release of a “best of” compilation signals a certain stature and longevity in the music world, but can also imply that an artist’s best work might be behind them. Nothing could be farther removed from the reality of the busy and […]
Mountain Oasis announces 2014 dates In a press release this week, The Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit announced it’s 2014 dates: “As promised, you, our faithful newsletter readers, are the first to receive the 2014 dates! Mark your calendars for Friday, Oct. 24-Sunday, Oct. 26, and help us spread the news! Get pumped for an […]
Press release TAPAS (Teaching Artists Presenting in Asheville Schools) opens “Show and Tell,” works of local teaching artists The reception takes place at 5 Walnut Wine Bar on Thursday, Dec. 5, 5:30-8:30 p.m. A percentage of sales will benefit artist residencies. TAPAS (Teaching Artists Presenting in Asheville Schools) is a creative community program that embodies […]
Asheville High School juniors Brennan Reichmann and Van Arthur recently launched the social media page 828isgreat. They’re using Instagram as the platform: “Local Instagram users are able to submit photos to our page, and we carefully select and display the very best images,” they write in ad email. While the Instagram page makes for a […]
From The Sylva Herald: Soul Infusion Tea House and Bistro has announced they will feed the staff of the businesses and hold a fundraiser on Dec. 7, 14 and 21.
From Tryon Daily Bulletin: The Towns of Columbus and Tryon and City of Saluda filed a lawsuit against Joel E. Wood & Associates LLC claiming the water interconnect system he designed is defective.