Eblen Charities CEO releases book about Mother Teresa

Press release: Book brings to light Mother Teresa as great example William Murdock announces release of ‘Find Your Own Calcutta’ ARDEN, N.C. – In the context of a tumultuous and ever-changing world, author William Murdock recognizes that it has become more difficult to find a life of meaning and service. In his recently published book […]

Today, 46% of Guatemalans use an inadequate latrine or no sanitary services at all, 95% of the water in Guatemala is contaminated, and 52% of Guatemalans suffer from respiratory disease. It is our hope that with each Healthy Home Kit, a family will make a small change that will have a big impact in their home.”

Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity partners with Dynamite Roasting Co. to ensure more healthy homes

Press release: Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity Partners with Dynamite Roasting Co. to Ensure More Healthy Homes ASHEVILLE, N.C. (October 19, 2017) – The Habitat ReStore at 31 Meadow Road will soon be selling Guatemalan roast coffee from Dynamite Roasting Co. – by the cup and the bag. Other area retailers will also sell the […]

“I’m thrilled that Provost Urgo will assume the role of interim chancellor at the end of the year,” said UNC President Margaret Spellings. “Dr. Urgo has partnered with Chancellor Grant to develop and lead innovative new endeavors over the past three years—in line with the University’s Strategic Plan. Ensuring the continuity of leadership during this time of transition is critical for UNC Asheville, and there’s no doubt that the institution will be in great hands.”

UNCA Provost Joseph Urgo named interim chancellor, begins search process for chancellor

Press release: UNC Asheville Provost Joseph Urgo Named Interim Chancellor, University Begins Search Process for Eighth Chancellor UNC President Margaret Spellings has appointed UNC Asheville Provost Joe Urgo to serve as interim chancellor upon Chancellor Mary K. Grant’s departure at the end of the year. President Spellings’ decision comes with the unanimous and enthusiastic support […]

The Asheville Police Department has charged Randy Webb Tucker (55 years of age), of Asheville, with 1st Degree Arson. Tucker is currently being held at the Buncombe County Detention Center on an $80,000 bond.

Randy Webb Tucker charged with 1st degree arson for fire at Aston Park Towers

Press release: Randy Webb Tucker Charged with 1st Degree Arson for Fire at Aston Park Towers Asheville, NC (October 19, 2017): On Tuesday, October 17 at approximately 8:44 p.m. the Asheville Fire Department responded to Aston Park Towers, 165 South French Broad Street, after reports of a structure fire. After further investigation by the Asheville-Buncombe […]

Multiple upcoming Red Cross blood donation opportunities across WNC

Press release: Red Cross calls for blood donors before the holiday season (Oct. 19, 2017) — With the busy holiday season approaching, the American Red Cross encourages donors to give blood now to help ensure a sufficient supply for patients this winter. Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, many regular donors delay giving due to […]

DUCTZ of Asheville & Hendersonville earns national award

Press release: DUCTZ OF ASHEVILLE & HENDERSONVILLE RECEIVES CULTURE BUILDER AWARD AT ANNUAL BELFOR FRANCHISE GROUP CONVENTION Hendersonville, NC – October 19, 2017 – Congratulations are in order for DUCTZ of Asheville & Hendersonville at the thirteenth annual BELFOR Franchise Group Convention. The national award presented to Wade Patterson, Owner of DUCTZ of Asheville & […]

Biltmore House glows with candlelight and firelight, changing the daytime visit’s mood and experience. By reservation only, Candlelight Christmas Evenings in Biltmore House allow guests to step back in time with an experience more like Vanderbilt’s guests had during their first Christmas Eve spent in Biltmore House in 1895.

Christmas at Biltmore 2017 starts Nov. 3

Press release: Christmas at Biltmore 2017 Estate’s awe-inspiring holiday celebration runs November 3 through January 7 ASHEVILLE, N.C. — A holiday tradition that goes back more than 120 years, Christmas at Biltmore enchants those who visit Biltmore during its annual holiday celebration set for November 3, 2017 through January 7, 2018. Every year, Biltmore transforms […]

Last Comic Standing finalist to perform at The Grey Eagle

Press release: Last Comic Standing Finalist to Perform in Asheville Saturday, November 11th Funny Business at The Grey Eagle Presents Comedian Michael Palascak Asheville, NC: Michael Palascak, a NBC Last Comic Standing Finalist who is revered for his smart writing and strong likability, is set to perform in Asheville on Saturday, November 11th. Michael Palascak […]

World-renowned flutist Marianne Gedigian will join the Hendersonville Symphony

Press release: World-renowned flutist Marianne Gedigian will join the Hendersonville Symphony World-renowned flutist Marianne Gedigian will join the Hendersonville Symphony on Saturday, October 21 at 7:30 pm in Blue Ridge Community College Concert Hall. Great seats are still available! Please call 828.697.5884 for the best selection or visit hendersonvillesymphony.org JOIN US FOR A PRE-CONCERT DISCUSSION […]

Red Cross, Asheville Tourists open shelter for families displaced by fire

Press release: Red Cross Opens Shelter for Families Displaced by Fire Asheville Tourists Provide Shower Facilities for Residents (ASHEVILLE, N.C., Oct. 18, 2017) – Working with emergency management partners, the American Red Cross Asheville – Mountain Area Chapter opened a shelter at the City of Asheville Stephens Lee Recreation Center for families impacted by a […]

Eblen Charities kicks off Saint Nicholas Project

Press release: EBLEN CHARITIES SAINT NICHOLAS PROJECT BEGINS FAMILY REGISTRATIONS OCTOBER 9th (Asheville, NC) Families in need of help in providing a memorable Christmas for their children this year can begin signing up for the Eblen Charities St. Nicholas Project this Monday, October 9th at the Eblen Charities Waddell Client Service Center at Westgate. Sign […]