N.C. Forest Service Nursery Program accepting seedling orders beginning July 3

Press release: N.C. Forest Service Nursery Program accepting seedling orders beginning July 3 RALEIGH — The N.C. Forest Service Nursery Program will begin accepting orders for seedlings July 3. The NCFS produces about 16 million quality seedlings for 47 species of both conifer and hardwoods annually, including an expanded selection of control mass pollinated loblolly […]

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CFWNC’s Pigeon River Fund awards $182,440 in Water Quality Grants

Press release: CFWNC’s Pigeon River Fund Awards $182,440 in Water Quality Grants Projects benefit Buncombe, Haywood and Madison counties The Pigeon River Fund of The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina recently awarded $182,440 to environmental groups working to improve surface water quality, enhance fish and wildlife habitats, expand public use and access to waterways […]

Health Care Community Conversation to be held in Marion

Press release: Join us for a Health Care Community Conversation in Marion You are invited to a Health Care Community Conversation on the Benefits of Health Coverage WHAT: Health Care and Your Community Supper WHERE: McDowell Senior Center, 100 Spaulding Road, Marion 28752 WHEN: Monday, June 26, 5:30-6:30 p.m. The discussion will address: The Affordable […]

UPDATE: Lanes reopened after APD temporarily closed I-240

Press release: UPDATED: I-240 East and West Bound Lanes Reopened Asheville, NC (June 22, 2017): At approximately 1:30 p.m. today the Asheville Police Department stopped traffic on I-240 East and West in order to examine two suspicious packages on the Haywood Road bridge. After further examination the devices were rendered safe and cleared from the […]

TripAdvisor names Asheville one of the 20 Best Affordable Summer Vacations

Press release: TripAdvisor names Asheville one of the 20 Best Affordable Summer Vacations Below is an excerpt from the list. You can view all of TripAdvisor’s 20 Best Affordable Vacations here. Asheville: Best Summer Vacation For: Local Produce & Microbrews It’s fair to say Asheville is having a moment. The vibrant city has elevated itself into […]

Asheville Downtown Association to host Ingles Independence Day Celebration

Press release: Asheville Downtown Association to host Ingles Independence Day Celebration The Asheville Downtown Association will host the Ingles Independence Day Celebration on Tuesday, July 4 from 2-10pm at Pack Square Park in downtown Asheville. This event is produced in partnership with the City of Asheville. The free event features family activities throughout the day, […]

Green is described as a black male, 24 years of age, 5’4" and 165 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He has multiple tattoos on his arms including a heart with spider web. He is known to frequent the communities of Shiloh, Pisgah View and Black Mountain.

APD requesting public assistance to locate Kedrick Tevon Green

Press release: APD Requesting Public Assistance to Locate Kedrick Tevon Green Asheville, NC (June 21, 2017): The Asheville Police Department is seeking public assistance to locate Kedrick Tevon Green. Green currently has three open warrants for Assault with Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill, Assault by Pointing a Gun and Discharge Firearm in City Limits. […]

Asheville Area Habitat For Humanity attains 4-star rating from Charity Navigator

Press release: ASHEVILLE AREA HABITAT FOR HUMANITY ATTAINS COVETED 4-STAR RATING FROM CHARITY NAVIGATOR Asheville, NC (June 12, 2017) – Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity has attained the coveted 4-star rating from Charity Navigator. This highest possible rating verifies that Asheville Habitat adheres to sector best practices, executes its mission in a financially efficient way, […]

Deadline for SBA loans stemming from October drought is approaching

Press release: Deadline Approaching in North Carolina for SBA Working Capital Loans Due to October 2016 Drought ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations that July 3 is the filing deadline for federal economic injury disaster loans in […]

District Attorney Todd Williams and Mike Sule, Executive Director of Asheville On Bikes chat outside the Buncombe County courthouse.

Buncombe rolls out bicycle diversion court

Press release: Buncombe County DA rolls out bicycle diversion court ASHEVILLE – Today the Buncombe County District Attorney’s Office, Asheville on Bikes, and Buncombe Bike Ed jointly announce a new Bicycle Ticket Diversion Program (or Cycle Smart) aimed at reducing and eliminating court costs, driver license points and fines for bike riders charged with minor […]