From 2011-17, the use of e-cigarettes by North Carolina students has increased 894% for high schoolers and 430% among middle schoolers, according to the 2017 North Carolina Youth Tobacco Survey. Nonprofits and student activists are working to educate young users about the potential dangers of the drug trend.
“If you are struggling with infertility, you don’t have to face it alone. There are many helpful resources available, including a monthly support group in Asheville.”
Through medication-assisted treatment, addicts in custody could receive controlled doses of opioids such as methadone or buprenorphine — which don’t produce as strong of a high — in conjunction with counseling and therapy to help them avoid returning to more dangerous substances such as heroin or fentanyl.
The classic Italian lemon liqueur is as easy to make as it is refreshing.
The show comes on the heels of Leigh’s debut album, Roots Alive, which was recorded in four days at Chris Rosser’s Hollow Reed Studio.
The group self-identifies as “chaos funk,” and while that somewhat whimsical description suggests just the sort of aural train wreck that scares off some potential listeners, what the group does draws from the melodic side of improvisation.
“While I suggested a different location, I support Councilman Keith Young’s recommendation, which was just announced, to name the Municipal Building for Walter Robertson.”
Four of Washington, DC’s top female comics perform May 25 at LaZoom Room.
Devil’s Foot Beverage Co. recently received a $50,000 grant from NC IDEA, which is being used to help the company expand its staff and reach. Also: Bone & Broth teams up with Metro Wines; Green Opportunities Southside Kitchen prepares a free community cookout; The Lord’s Acre hosts its annual square dance; and more.
Up to 200 roses of many varieties will be on display this weekend at the N.C. Arboretum.
“We all know burlesque is sexy, but for me, having a joyful pairing of sexy with comedy and other skills is really important,” Madam Onca says.
The annual free, self-guided tour of the Asheville neighborhood’s 40-plus artists’ studios is set for May 25-26.
“Nearly thirty live wire, young business and professional men have already come into the local Kiwanis camp,” reported The Asheville Citizen on July 9, 1919.
“Clearly, we already have both the expertise and the commitment to improve lives in our region. What we need is more funding and better coordination among our health care system, county public health and social service agencies, and nonprofit community partners.”
The U.S. Forest Service plans to harvest the majority of trees at 16 sites in Nantahala National Forest beginning next year as part of its Southside Project. Story by Jack Igelman, originally published by Carolina Public Press.
“Asheville, we can do better! We are killing the goose that is laying the golden eggs.”