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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Buncombe County commissioners signed off on amending economic development incentives, expanding preschool offerings and moving forward with a lawsuit against opioid manufacturers.
Commissioners voted down a resolution that would have Buncombe County move toward 100 percent renewable energy over the next decade amid concerns over specifics of the plan.
Buncombe County Commission Chair Brownie Newman is trying to expedite more changes to the county’s personnel ordinance, but not all commissioners are on board with his proposals.
Female inmates at the Buncombe County Detention Facility are starting to outpace the space available for them. The trend could cost the county in fees associated with transferring prisoners if action isn’t taken.
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 […]
Former Buncombe County Manager Wanda Greene cashed out on a $500,000 payday for six months of work in 2017 and more than $1.6 million over the past four years.
Press release: Environmental Groups Reach Settlement in North Carolina Public Records Act Case CHAPEL HILL, N.C.—In a major win for transparency, the Southern Environmental Law Center and Waterkeeper Alliance today announced they have reached a settlement in a dispute with the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services about access to public records. The […]
Press release: Local Writers in UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing Program to Read at Malaprop’s Writers at Home Event, Oct. 15 The next Writers at Home event, presented by UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing Program (GSWP), brings a chance to hear from local writers participating in this semester’s GSWP Prose Master Class. The reading takes […]
Press release: “Annual Fermenting Festival” of Marshall NC: Culturing Community MARSHALL, N.C. – A uniquely tasteful event will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, at the Madison County Cooperative Extension Center, 258 Carolina Lane. The event is free to attend, with proceeds benefiting the local food pantry Beacon of Hope. Local […]
Press release: 2017 Biennial Sculpture Show opens at TFAC Regional sculptors celebrated Who: Professional artists from the southeast What: Juried sculpture exhibit and sale When: Opening reception Sunday, October 15. 3-5pm Where: Tryon Fine Arts Center, Tryon, NC. Gallery I Cost: No cost to attend the reception and tour the exhibit. Select works available for […]
Press release: Mary Huff Announced as Director of the Lake Junaluska Singers Lake Junaluska, N.C. – Mary Wannamaker Huff has been named the director of the Lake Junaluska Singers, a choral group that has been a part of Lake Junaluska’s history for more than 60 years. Huff, who served as the group’s interim director for […]
Press release: THE EXILED PALESTINIANS SPEAK IN ASHEVILLE OCTOBER 28TH AT THE BLOCK OFF BILTMORE Asheville Committee for Palestinian Human Rights and The North America Nakba Tour present The Exiled Palestinians, Khawla Hammed and Amena Elashkar, who are stateless Palestinians from the Camps in Lebanon. They are traveling in Canada and the United States this […]
The Buncombe County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved changes to the county’s personnel ordinance that establishes a whistle blower hotline and providers more detailed language on immediate family members working together.
Press release: WNC Human Resource Association Announces Gregg Levoy Bestselling Author and Psychology Today Blogger Presents “The Power of Passionate Work” ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (October 5, 2017) – The Western North Carolina Human Resource Association (WNC HRA) is pleased to announce Gregg Levoy will be presenting his popular program, “The Power of Passionate Work,” on […]
The Buncombe County Board of Commissioners heard about the success of the Family Justice Center helping abuse survivors while also learning those using the resources has seen a 50 percent increase in the last three months.
The Buncombe County District Attorney is looking to give opioid offenders treatment rather than jail time via a new diversion program.
Press release: Buncombe Partnership for Children and United Way are hosting an event focused on talking to young children about race on Thursday, Nov. 16. Registration and contact information can be found here.