UNCA to install new chancellor, celebrate with week of events April 23-26

Press release from UNC Asheville: UNC Asheville will celebrate the installation of its eighth Chancellor Nancy J. Cable, April 23-26, with a series of roundtable discussions, concerts, and a campus ceremony, offering opportunities for the Asheville and UNC Asheville community to come together in conversation and celebration. “Chancellor Cable brings a strong record of national […]

Locals join national day of action to demand that Barr #ReleaseTheReport

Press release from Indivisible Asheville/WNC: ASHEVILLE, NC (April 3, 2019) – Hundreds of activists in Asheville and surrounding areas will join a nationwide day of action in response to Attorney General Barr’s failure to release the full report from the Mueller investigation by the April 2 deadline set by Congress. The “Release The Report” Day of Action will take place […]

Asheville town hall meeting Wednesday on need for a public report from Mueller

Press release from Progress NC Action: Earlier this month, the House of Representatives voted 420 to ZERO in favor of the Mueller Transparency Resolution (H. Con. RES. 24), making clear that Congress and by extension American people wants to see Mueller’s report made public. A new poll released by Progress NC Action along with Protect […]

Early Childhood Workshop features NCDHHS Secretary and Sesame Street

Press release from Transylvana County: Get Set Transylvania is excited to announce a workshop featuring Dr. Mandy Cohen, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Director, alongside Dr. Jeanette Betancourt Senior Vice President of United States Social Impact for Sesame Workshop at Brevard College on March 21 from 8:30-2. Dr. Cohen will be presenting […]

Real estate firms merge in Transylvania County

Press release from Beverly-Hanks & Associates:  Steve Owen & Associates and Beverly-Hanks & Associates, Realtors® are joining hands to better serve the real estate needs of Transylvania County. “We are proud to have Steve and Jeremy Owen and their team of agents affiliated with our organization,” said Neal Hanks, Jr., President of Beverly-Hanks & Associates. […]

Carolina Mountain Sales to participate in Feed the Need campaign

Press release from Carolina Mountain Sales: Carolina Mountain Sales, A Wilkinson ERA Real Estate Company  today announced they will be collaborating with ERA Real Estate and other ERA affiliated brokerages across the country to join together in their Feed the Need initiative, a national campaign to fight against hunger. The campaign will kick off on […]

Project CARA helps expectant mothers with substance-use disorders

The Project CARA program housed at MAHEC Ob/Gyn Specialists came into being to decrease barriers and the stigma that prevents pregnant women with substance-use disorders from getting quality obstetrical care as well as access to substance-use treatment. Last year, Project CARA supported 230 women with substance-use disorders and their families from 16 WNC counties.

White House transcript of Trump’s remarks in Eastern N.C. today on Florence recovery efforts

Press release from the Office of the Press Secretary, The White House: REMARKS BY PRESIDENT TRUMP AT BRIEFING ON HURRICANE FLORENCE RECOVERY EFFORTS Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point Cherry Point, N.C. 10:47 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Well, thank you very much everybody.  We appreciate it very — the job you’ve done has been incredible.  […]

Tipping Point Grants return for third year

Press release from Buncombe County Government:  Buncombe County Government is seeking proposals from community members who are dedicated to making things better. These grants are designed to support the efforts of ordinary people…it could be a father who plants a community garden, a neighbor who advocates for students within the school system, or a resident […]

Tickets available for Oct. 4 Pisgah Legal Services poverty forum

Press release from Pisgah Legal Services: Kathryn Edin, Princeton sociologist and author, will be this year’s keynote speaker for Pisgah Legal Services’ 8th Annual Poverty Forum, “Making Ends Meet: Women and Poverty in WNC,” on Thursday, October 4, 2018. The Forum will be held at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium at the U.S. Cellular Center. “Pisgah Legal […]

District elections for Asheville City Council seats passes into law

Press release from Sen. Chuck Edwards: Raleigh, NC- After operating a City Council election process that has gone fundamentally unchanged since 1935, I am pleased that the citizens of Asheville will now employ an election system that will offer a stronger voice for more of its citizens. The most populated cities in NC have previously […]