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New work by acclaimed American artist William Dunlap

Press release from The Art Cellar Gallery: New Work by Acclaimed American Artist William Dunlap The Art Cellar Gallery in Banner Elk, NC will be featuring new works by acclaimed American Artist William Dunlap throughout the summer exhibition season. Recently completed works on paper have just been installed in the gallery and range from his […]

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Local church saves 386 tons of CO2 from atmosphere

Press release from Piney Mountain United Methodist Church: Local Church Saves 386 Tons of CO2 from Atmosphere Piney Mountain United Methodist Church in Candler will reduce carbon emissions by 386 tons and save $72,000 over 10 years as the result of a new initiative to care for God’s creation. The church received a grant to […]

PSNC Energy provides financial and hands on support for older adults in Henderson county through Meals on Wheels Program

Press release from The Council on Aging for Henderson County: PSNC Energy provides financial and hands on support for older adults in Henderson county through Meals on Wheels Program Through their corporate community outreach program, PSNC Energy has donated $2500 to the Council on Aging for Henderson County for their Meals on Wheels program. In […]

Solar Eclipse 101: Everything you need to know before the big day

Press release from Harris Regional Hospital: Solar Eclipse 101: Everything you need to know before the big day For months, news streams across the country have been filled with commentary about The Great American Solar Eclipse that will cross over 14 states in August. And for good reason. The natural phenomenon is rare in and […]

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Asheville man will spend more than a year and a half in prison after pleading guilty to one count each of felony hit and run with serious injury, speeding, possession of marijuana, and possession of marijuana paraphernalia

Press release: Asheville man will spend more than a year and a half in prison after pleading guilty to one count each of felony hit and run with serious injury, speeding, possession of marijuana, and possession of marijuana paraphernalia On July 24, 2017, Superior Court Judge Marvin P. Pope sentenced Joseph Tyler Henry, 28, of […]

McHenry on the Passage of Russia, Iran, and North Korea Sanctions Package

Press release: McHenry on the Passage of Russia, Iran, and North Korea Sanctions Package Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10) released the following statement on the passage of H.R. 3364 Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act: “Yesterday, the House took bipartisan action to hold rogue regimes in Russia, North Korea, and Iran accountable for their […]

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Friends of the Smokies and New Belgium to host Gran Fondo cycling event

Press release from Friends of the Smokies: WAYNESVILLE, NC – Take on a summer challenge and cycle through scenic countryside and vibrant cityscapes at the fourth annual Gran Fondo Asheville hosted by New Belgium and presented by Ingles on July 23, 2017. The cycling event offers 30-, 60-, and 100-mile routes with optional, competitive timed […]

Joe Biden to visit Asheville on Dec. 14 as part of book tour

Press release from U.S. Cellular Center: Joe Biden has always believed that when given a chance, ordinary people can do extraordinary things. As a scrappy kid from Scranton who rose to the Office of Vice President, he is no exception. During his 45 years of public service, one of Biden’s greatest strengths has been his ability […]

An outfit worn by Kate Winslet in “Titanic” will be on display in Biltmore House as a preview of the upcoming exhibit, “Glamour on Board: Fashion from Titanic the Movie.” The exhibit opens on Feb. 9, 2018, and will run through May 13, 2018.

“Glamour on Board: Fashion from Titanic the Movie” coming to Biltmore in 2018

Press release from Biltmore Company: The first large-scale exhibition of fashions from “Titanic,” the Oscar-winning film that celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, will launch at Biltmore in February 2018 in “Glamour on Board: Fashion from Titanic the Movie.” Set for Feb. 9 through May 13, 2018, the exhibition represents the extensive wardrobes preferred by […]

Delegates on recess after the final debate of the conference.
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YMCA hosts 50th Youth Conference on National Affairs at Blue Ridge Assembly in Black Mountain

YMCA’s annual Youth Conference on National Affairs convened for its 50th session July 1 to 6, hosting over 600 delegates from around the country at the Blue Ridge Assembly in Black Mountain. The students proposed a wide range of policies on issues as diverse as nuclear power, gerrymandering prevention, the school-to-prison pipeline and equal opportunity grants for foster children — to name just a few.

Dave Losso & Jason Melton Comedy Tour July 15th at The Southern Kitchen and Bar

Press release from Asheville Comedy Festival: Dave Losso & Jason Melton Comedy Tour July 15th at The Southern Kitchen and Bar Disclaimer Stand Up Lounge presents The Muscular Geniuses Comedy Tour starring Dave Losso and Jason Melton Saturday, July 15th at 9pm The Southern Kitchen and Bar in Downtown Asheville For the first time, two […]

Free Programs Offered at Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education in July

Press release from N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission: The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education is offering free outdoor-related workshops for people of all ages and skill levels in July. The workshops are open on a first-come, first-serve basis. Online registration is required. In addition to the open-enrollment programs listed below, the Commission […]

Farm Beginnings® Farmer Training is designed to offer beginning and expanding farmers the practical skills and knowledge needed to start and grow successful long-term farm businesses. Photo courtesy if OGS

Organic Growers School Offers Third Year of Farm Beginnings® Farmer Training in Western NC.

Press release from Organic Growers School: Organic Growers School’s Farm Beginnings Farmer Training is entering its third year, having graduated 45 farmers in the last 2 years. Farm Beginnings Farmer Training is a 12-month training that uses a mix of farmer-led classroom sessions, on-farm tours and an extensive farmer network, tapping into the knowledge of […]