APD requesting assistance to locate missing person, James Phillip Christian

Press release from Asheville Police Department: The Asheville Police Department is requesting assistance to locate James Phillip Christian. He was last seen in September of 2017. A family member filed a missing person report in February of 2018. Christian is known to utilize several homeless resources, such as AHOPE. He goes by the nicknames of […]

Mother’s Day plant sale at Bullington Gardens on May 12

Press release from Bullington Gardens: HENDERSONVILLE:  Bullington Gardens, a horticultural education center and public gardens, will hold a special Mother’s Day plant sale on Saturday, May 12, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The sale features a wide variety of native and non-native perennials, hanging baskets, unusual annuals, and small trees and shrubs. Many of […]

Asheville Subway restaurants raise more than $18,000 for families battling cancer

Press release from Subway Restaurants and the American Cancer Society: ASHEVILLE, N.C., April 5, 2018 — Eleven Division 1 head men’s basketball coaches from North Carolina wrapped up a special Coaches vs. Cancer fundraising campaign and the net result was $18,213 in donations to help fight cancer. The contributions were collected in January and February […]

Bullington Gardens hosts annual spring plant sale April 26-28

Press release from Bullington Gardens: HENDERSONVILLE:  Bullington Gardens, a non-profit horticultural education center and public botanical garden, will hold its annual spring plant sale on three days, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 26, 27 and 28, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The event has been extended a third day to better accommodate […]

Asheville City Council to hold budget worksession, outlines budget adoption process

Press release from the city of Asheville: Asheville City Council will hold a budget worksession at 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, prior to its 5 p.m. regular meeting. The budget worksession will be held in the First Floor North Conference Room of City Hall. By law, the City of Asheville must pass a balanced budget […]

Transgender sensitivity training offered by Hendersonville PFLAG April 9

Press release from Hendersonville PFLAG: Monday, April 9th, from 6:00 to 7:30 pm in the Kaplan Room at the Henderson Library, the Hendersonville PFLAG chapter will host trainers from the Campaign for Southern Equality. To help create safer communities for transgender and gender diverse people across the South, Campaign for Southern Equality’s team offers transgender […]

TheatreUNCA stages ‘This Girl Laughs. This Girl Cries. This Girl Does Nothing’ for young audiences, April 19-22

Press release from UNC Asheville: TheatreUNCA will stage “This Girl Laughs. This Girl Cries. This Girl Does Nothing,” a play for young audiences by Finegan Kruckemeyer, with five performances opening April 19 in UNC Asheville’s Carol Belk Theater. Evening performances will take place Thursday-Saturday April 19-21 with curtain at 7:30 p.m. Two matinees will be […]

Alex Krug Combo announces Kickstarter launch party, May 6

Press release: In advance of an upcoming Kickstarter campaign, local favorite dream-rock group Alex Krug Combo will be hosting a concert at an undisclosed venue in walkable West Asheville on Sunday, May 6. The six-piece ensemble, led by Brown Bag grand-prize winner Alex Krug, has been performing together for nearly four years now. The multi-generational […]

Lenoir-Rhyne University to celebrate Asheville expansion

Press release from Lenoir-Rhyne University: ASHEVILLE – Lenoir-Rhyne University’s Asheville Center invites the public to join in a grand opening ceremony for its newly renovated 7,000 square feet of space on Monday, April 23 at 4pm. The Asheville Center is located at 36 Montford Ave., in the same building that houses the Asheville Area Chamber […]

Buncombe County HHS offers awareness keys for Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention month

Press release from Buncombe County Health and Human Services: April is Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention month. Children are the most vulnerable members of our community and our future depends on their wellbeing and safety. However, in 2017, Buncombe County Health and Human Services (BCHHS) received over 4,477 reports of suspected child abuse or neglect.  […]

Biltmore Volleyball Academy hosts 22nd Annual Jr. Hi Neighbor Tournament, April 14-15

Press release from Biltmore Volleyball Academy: Biltmore Volleyball Academy (BVA), Western North Carolina’s premiere volleyball club, will host the 22nd Annual Jr. Hi Neighbor Volleyball Tournament throughout Asheville and the surrounding areas on Saturday, April 14 and Sunday, April 15. The Carolina’s first two-day tournament draws over 100 teams and an estimated 3,500 players, coaches and […]

Call for artists for open studio tour of Henderson County

Press release: Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Open Studio Tour of Henderson County. Registration information can be found online at hcost.org. One of the largest open studio events in the Carolinas, this free, self-guided tour showcases the fine art and craft studios throughout Henderson County. For two days on September 22 & […]

NCDA&CS to host Voluntary Agricultural District training for local government and nonprofit staff

Press release from North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services: The North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services offers a “Train the Trainer” workshop for County Leadership, Soil and Water Conservation Districts, NC Cooperative Extension, NC Forest Service, Tax Assessors, Planning Departments, Register of Deeds, Land Trusts and other local and nonprofit staff […]

Meditation and group healing at Masonic Temple, April 29

Press release from Chi Center: On Sunday April 29th from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm everyone is invited to participate in a community healing meditation gathering. Beginners as well as experienced practitioners are welcome. Asheville is blessed to have this gathering led by Master Mingtong Gu. Mingtong is one of the most skilled teachers of […]

Supporting caregivers is key in preventing child abuse

Press release from Buncombe County Health and Human Services: Buncombe County, N.C. – April is Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention month. Children are the most vulnerable members of our community and our future depends on their wellbeing and safety. However, in 2017, Buncombe County Health and Human Services (BCHHS) received over 4,477 reports of suspected […]