Deaverview Apartments community engagement event set for July 20

Press release: Asheville Housing Authority, SNAP to Skills, and Green Opportunities to Host Community Engagement Social at Deaverview Apartments on July 20th The Asheville Housing Authority, SNAP to Skills, and Green Opportunities will host a family-friendly Community Engagement Social at Deaverview Apartments on Thursday, July 20th from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. This is the […]

Jezoar is 39 years of age and described as a black male with black hair and brown eyes. He is approximately 6’2” tall and 220 lbs. He has a Star of David tattooed on his right shoulder and a pierced left ear.

APD requests assistance locating missing person, Jezoar Demond Resper

Press release: Asheville Police Department Requests Assistance Locating Missing Person, Jezoar Demond Resper Asheville, NC (July 18, 2017): The Asheville Police Department is requesting public assistance to locate Jezoar Demond Resper. He was last seen in Hillcrest Apartments on July 15, 2017 at approximately 3:00 p.m. Jezoar has no known means of transportation and was […]

With degrees in political science/economics, accounting, and business administration, she brings practical skills and experience to the job. She is the current chair of the Asheville-Buncombe NAACP Criminal Justice Reform Committee and the Economic Justice Workgroup, which is working to create permanently affordable housing in place of the currently “sunsetted” affordable housing, which reverts to market-priced housing after several years.

Dee Williams files for Asheville City Council election

Press release: Dee Williams, Asheville Native and First Candidate Supported by WNC Green Party, Files for 2017 Asheville City Council Race Dee Williams, a native of Asheville, filed today for the 2017 Asheville City Council race. The first candidate ever supported by the WNC Green Party, she has been a vocal critic of Asheville’s gentrification […]

City of Asheville to gather input during Disparity Study meetings

Press release: City of Asheville to gather input during Disparity Study meetings To know where you need to improve you need to understand where you’ve been and how you are doing now. That’s the reason organizations take measurements. And that’s the point of the City of Asheville’s Disparity Study, which began in June. The study […]

Ben Teague tapped for Board of N.C. Economic Development Association

Press release: ASHEVILLE’S TOP BUSINESS RECRUITER TO SERVE ON THE BOARD OF NC ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION Raleigh, N.C. – July 14, 2017. Ben Teague, executive director of the Economic Development Coalition of Asheville-Buncombe County, has been elected to the board of directors of the North Carolina Economic Development Association (NCEDA), the state’s leading membership organization […]

Airport kicks off Paws for Passengers program

Press release: Airport kicks off new Paws for Passengers program with four-legged airport ambassadors who provide companionship, comfort, wags and kisses Starting July 14, 2017, there will be new ambassadors at Asheville Regional Airport. These volunteers will have four legs, wagging tails and lots of affection to share with passengers and visitors. They may even […]

Transylvania County awarded FEMA food and shelter funds

Press release: Transylvania County Awarded FEMA Food and Shelter Funds Steve Pulliam, Chief Executive Officer of United Way of Transylvania County, announced that Transylvania County has been chosen to receive a $4,893.00 grant to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The selection was made by a National Board that is chaired by […]

Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation to host second annual Denim Ball on August 4

Press release: Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation to host second annual Denim Ball on August 4 Fundraiser to benefit Moses H. Cone Memorial Park on the Blue Ridge Parkway (BLOWING ROCK, N.C.) – The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation is delighted to host the second annual Denim Ball at 6 p.m., Friday, August 4, at Chetola Resort […]

DEQ to convene science panel to address chromium groundwater performance standard on coal ash

Press release: DEQ to convene science panel to address chromium groundwater performance standard on coal ash RALEIGH – DEQ Secretary Michael Regan is directing a state panel to provide science-based guidance that can be used to address the recently announced performance standard for chromium in groundwater. Regan is expanding the scope of the Secretary’s Science […]

Mental illness and housing focus of upcoming forum

Press release: Mental illness and housing focus of upcoming forum Carolina Public Press will present a free and public forum about housing issues faced by those living with mental illness in North Carolina, during its next Newsmakers event, which will be held on Friday, July 21, 2017, from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at Lenoir-Rhyne University’s Center for […]

Asheville Outlets offers free Healthy Hikers Walkers Club

Press release: ASHEVILLE OUTLETS OFFERS A FREE HEALTHY HIKERS WALKERS CLUB SPONSORED BY ANYTIME FITNESS – PATTON AVENUE Membership is open to the Public ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (July 2017) – Asheville Outlets and Anytime Fitness – Patton Avenue are offering a FREE Healthy Hikers Walkers Club now through September 17th. The on-going walkers club is open […]

Partnership looks to increase cancer screenings for American Indian community

Press release: North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs Membership Sign American Cancer Society’s ’80% by 2018’ Pledge: Partnership to Help Close the Gap for Colon Cancer Screenings in Disparate Communities Raleigh, NC – On June 2, 2017, the North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs Membership put pen to paper, signing the American Cancer Society ’80% […]