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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Press release: The Colby Deitz Band returns to Concerts on the Creek on Friday, July 21 The Colby Deitz Band has one of the most high energy sets around. If you’re looking for The Avett Brothers meets Chris Stapleton, with a touch of Rolling Stones, then this is your band. Visit their website at colbydeitzband.com […]
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 […]
Press release: For a list of current job openings from N.C. Works Career Center click here or see below:
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 […]
Press release: Blue Ridge Health to Host 5th Annual Opening Doors to Health Event HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (July 14, 2017) – Blue Ridge Health (BRH) will host its 5th annual Opening Doors to Health event at Kenmure Country Club on Saturday, August 5th, from 6:00 – 9:00pm. Tickets are $100 and all proceeds help fund the […]
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 […]
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 […]
Xpress takes a look at Buncombe County employee pay, benefits and retention in comparison to the rest of North Carolina.
The Buncombe County Board of Adjustment unanimously denied a project asking for second conditional use permit. The project has raised concerns among many in the Ridgecrest community and is likely to still move forward with its original permit.
Buncombe County commissioners heard a presentation about a new tool aimed at giving the public more insight on finances and talked about tweaking the budget talks in the future.
Press release: Robert Jason Owens Indicted for Murder of Zebb Quinn Asheville, NC (July 10, 2017): Today a Buncombe County Grand Jury returned an indictment charging Robert Jason Owens with First Degree Murder for the death of Zebb Wayne Quinn on January 2, 2000. This indictment is the result of years of investigative work and […]
Press release: Asheville Police Department Requests Assistance to Locate Sharod Terrell Woods, Wanted for First Degree Murder Asheville, NC (July 9, 2017): On July 8th at 8:12 p.m. the Asheville Police Department responded to a report of shots fired resulting in a gunshot wound in Livingston Street Apartments. Upon arriving to the scene they located […]
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 […]
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 […]
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% […]
Press release: Mayor Esther Manheimer files for re-election “It has been and continues to be my great pleasure, honor and responsibility to serve the people of Asheville as your Mayor,” Manheimer said. “I am inspired to give more, fight more, and achieve more for all of our neighbors in this vibrant city that we all […]