RISC Networks acquired by Illinois-based software company

Press release from Flexera: Flexera, the software company that helps organizations realize technology’s power to accelerate their business, announces [June 4] it has acquired RISC Networks. Headquartered in Asheville, North Carolina, RISC Networks’ groundbreaking SaaS-based analytics platform helps companies speed their migration to the cloud. “Our Cloud Management Platform optimizes cloud usage for our customers, […]

Buncombe County announces two new assistant county managers

Press release from Buncombe County: After a months-long national search, Buncombe County Manager Avril Pinder is pleased to announce Dakisha Wesley and Sybil Tate have been selected as Assistant County Managers. “Their combined experience will significantly supplement and bring new perspectives to our existing leadership,” says Pinder. “My intentions behind a two Assistant County Manager […]

Pardee UNC Health Care elects three new board members

Press release from Pardee UNC Health Care: Pardee UNC Health Care announced today three new members of its 15-person board of directors: Deborah Bell, a retired sales manager for the commercial and industrial lighting industry; Brittany Brady, president and CEO of the Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development (HCPED); and Thomas Eisenhauer, M.D., F.A.C.S., a […]

Former Buncombe CFO Tim Flora responds to county audit

On June 7, former Buncombe County CFO Tim Flora sent an email to the Board of Commissioners, members of the press and the N.C. Department of State Treasurer. Flora, who claims that he was forced to resign by Chair Brownie Newman and Senior Staff Attorney Michael Frue on May 30, 2018, alleges that the county’s audit report incorrectly lists him […]

Henderson County Health Department hires new Behavioral Health System Coordinator

Press release from Henderson County Department of Public Health: The Henderson County Department of Public Health is proud to announce it has named Jodi Grabowski as the Behavioral Health System Coordinator, a role intended to support and coordinate a formal community collaborative that will sustain and improve the local system of care model of prevention, intervention […]

Michael Reno Harrell comes to The Center for Art and Inspiration on June 9

Press release from The Center for Art & Inspiration: Launching the popular 2nd Sundays @ The Center Summer Series, Michael Reno Harrell will take to the CAI Stage on Sunday, June 9 at 3 p.m. An award-winning songwriter, as well as a veteran storyteller and entertainer, he’s from the South… the Southern Appalachian Mountains to […]

WCU holds commencements for academic achievement

Press release from Western Carolina University: Recognition for four graduating students with perfect GPAs, presentation of an award to one of the University of North Carolina System’s premier teachers, and the inspiring success stories of two other graduating students were among the highlights Friday and Saturday (May 10-11) as WCU held a trio of commencement […]

WCU holds commencements for expected record spring class

Press release from Western Carolina University: Recognition for four graduating students with perfect GPAs, presentation of an award to one of the University of North Carolina System’s premier teachers, and the inspiring success stories of two other graduating students were among the highlights Friday and Saturday (May 10-11) as WCU held a trio of commencement […]