Press release from MADE X MTNS: The MADE X MTNS (Made By Mountains) Partnership is proud to release the results of the Western North Carolina Outdoor Recreation Participation Survey, conducted in partnership with the Center for Economic Research & Policy Analysis at Appalachian State University and the Institute of Tourism and Recreation Research at the […]
ARC works with people who have substance or alcohol use problems and face criminal charges in Henderson County District Court; participants receive court-ordered treatment while being monitored by criminal justice and recovery professionals.
The 384-page document details why CMS placed the hospital in immediate jeopardy, the most serious sanction a hospital can face. It spotlights not only patient deaths and long delays in care but also a lack of available rooms, a lack of governing bodies “responsible for the conduct of the hospital,” and multiple leadership failures.
Candidate finance reports covering all of 2023, including the first weeks of the 2024 campaign, show Republican Chuck Edwards crushing Democrat Caleb Rudow and Edwards’ Republican primary challenger Christian Reagan from rural Clay County.
Local resident Scott “Doc” Varn co-hosts a new PBS show. Also: Nina Simone’s brother performs at Warren Wilson, Asheville’s Franklin School holds TED talk and more!
“Asheville lost one of its greatest when Connie Bostic died last month. Connie was a creator, and Asheville was her beneficiary.”
“It’s important for readers to know there are free resources across the state to understand their options and support them in going through the enrollment process,” says Jaclyn Kiger, Pisgah Legal’s COO. “I think the state of North Carolina has done an excellent job to roll this out as quickly as possible. Any delay puts people at risk of not having the coverage that they need. “
Press release from Buncombe County: Beginning this week, a random sampling of Buncombe County community members will get the chance to provide feedback to the community, and it’s coming straight from your friendly postal worker. In just 15 minutes, survey recipients can share what’s on their minds, and that feedback will go directly into shaping […]
Xpress’ monthly comedy features returns to discuss New Year’s resolutions, staying fit (kind of) and Valentine’s Day.
The Asheville City Council will have at least one new face after the 2024 election. Incumbents Sage Turner and Kim Roney are seeking reelection, but Vice Mayor Sandra Kilgore is not.
Press release from Mountain Area Workforce Development Board The Twilight Job Fair will be tomorrow, Wednesday, January 31, 2024 from 3-7 p.m. at 761 Boylston Highway (NC 280), Fletcher, NC 28732 across from the Asheville Regional Airport. This hiring event will continue until 7:00 pm to allow more job seekers to attend. Job opportunities will be […]
Alex East, 27, of Asheville discusses his participation in the recent Hawaiian Ultra Running Team’s 100-Mile Endurance Run.
The Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority board heard a quarterly progress report from Explore Asheville, the TDA’s marketing agency, regarding the authority’s strategic goals and initiatives at its Jan. 24 meeting. Highlights included the launch of a new Asheville-focused destination app, the upcoming redesign of the Explore Asheville website and the unveiling of the Asheville Black Cultural Heritage Trail, which was funded by a $500,000 Tourism Product Development Fund investment in 2018.
“I’m writing to say that masking is an intelligent, adaptive, compassionate practice. If you’ve stopped, it’s never too late to start again.”
“Someone got the ‘ends justify the means’ idea that because their agenda is OK, ignoring the law of the land is also OK.”
Citizen Swing brings live jazz to Citizen Vinyl twice a month. Plus, Asheville inspires award-winning author, Canton’s library earns national designation and Wedge Brewing Co.’s Grove Arcade location hosts a Cabin Fever Party.
If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to learn more about local government and how you can help steer the ship, both the City of Asheville and Buncombe County applaud, encourage and welcome your interest.
News release from the Museum of the Cherokee People: The Museum of the Cherokee People (MotCP), the tribal museum of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, has been awarded major grants that will support its endeavors to authentically share Cherokee history and culture, steward a place of connection and healing for the Cherokee community, and […]
Xpress sits down with both district leaders to break down 2023’s challenges as well as their visions for the year ahead for local public schools.
A local improv veteran will present a one-man show at Asheville Masonic Theater. Plus, an Asheville author releases a poetry collection, a local group honors MLK and The Orange Peel highlights local bands.
“Our new interim police chief, Michael Lamb, City Manager Debra Campbell and the Council need to listen to a new plan so that Asheville can regain the national reputation it once had as the Eastern mountain destination.”