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Development officials: Local economic forecast looks bright

Ben Teague, executive director of the Economic Development Coalition for Asheville-Buncombe County, predicts a bright future for the local economy. He joined hundreds of other government and business leaders June 19 at the group’s annual meeting to celebrate recent successes and plot a path forward. The organization is a year and half ahead of schedule […]

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Mountain Xpress and Sherwood’s Music Present: Ten Cent Poetry (Round Two)

Mountain Xpress and Sherwood’s Music are partnering in a series of stripped-down performances for the web. This week, Chelsea Lynn LaBate, a.k.a Ten Cent Poetry, returns to perform another original song. LaBate took on the moniker Ten Cent Poetry after spending some formative years performing in New York City’s Lower East Side. While in NYC, […]