After the announcement that county manager Mandy Stone would be retiring effective July 1, Buncombe County is now in need of a new county manager. The government has also filed a lawsuit against former county manager Wanda Greene in an effort to recoup money it claims she misappropriated.
The former Asheville radio DJ and sports announcer has been hired as the location manager for Palmetto Brewing Co. in Charleston, S.C.
April B. and The Cool performs as part of the local series on Thursday, June 21.
While the flood’s immediate aftermath may negatively impact water quality and populations of aquatic life, research suggests that WNC’s watersheds readily recover from similar events over the long term. But area experts emphasize that humans do play a role in maintaining the resilience of the region’s streams, rivers and lakes as development continues along their banks.
With the release of her third studio album Deeper Woods, Sarah Louise combines intricate guitar playing with haunting vocals to create a sound that feels as delicate as it is artistic.
What is Asheville and WNC style? For Xpress’ upcoming Style issue, we’d like our readers to help us find out.
On Tuesday, June 19, Council will put the result of its planning process to the test as its members vote to adopt the proposed budget. The document must account for $180,388,554 in spending, enough to fund the current work of over 1,200 employees and invest millions in the city’s future.
Local health and wellness news this week includes preparations for Our VOICE’s upcoming Walk a Mile event and fundraiser, a workshop on end-of-life planning, a big donation to promote safety for women and children and a new membership model available at an Asheville urgent care clinic.
Jerry, played by Corey Link, and his best friend Dave (Michael Crosa) must find new jobs in a rust-belt town with few options. Lurking beneath their tough exteriors, these unemployed steel mill workers fear being losers.
Last year’s lineup brought in a greater number of Latino listeners, says Cori Anderson, assistant director of Cultural Events & Special Academic Programs at UNCA. That trend could continue, thanks to Making Movies.
From beans to squash, local experts talk about growing protein powerhouses in the home garden.
The free West Asheville music festival spans six stages and a range of genres, June 16-17.
Every year, MANNA FoodBank hosts a feast to fight famine with its annual Blue Jean Ball. Since 1983, the nonprofit has worked to involve, educate and unite people in the work of ending hunger in Western North Carolina, and for nearly 20 years, this signature event has raised money to support those efforts. This year’s 19th Blue […]
To the uninitiated, gin is sometimes thought of as little more than juniper-flavored vodka. Local experts give some insight on the summery spirit’s many variations and applications.
The June 16 Pack Square Park festival doubles as an album release show for Secret Agent 23 Skidoo.