Press release: Sep. 13: Asheville Democratic Socialists Hold City Council Candidate Forum Councilmember Cecil Bothwell, Rich Lee, Kim Roney, Sheneika Smith and Dee Williams vie for Socialist endorsement, more candidates expected to participate Asheville, N.C. — The Asheville chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America (AVLDSA) will host an Asheville City Council candidate forum at […]
Press release: Range Urgent Care to Provide a Convenient, Affordable Health Care Option for City of Asheville Residents New Urgent Care Center to Offer Convenient Injury and Illness Care (ASHEVILLE, NC) August 21, 2017 – Asheville residents will soon have a new option for their urgent healthcare needs. Local startup, Range Urgent Care will open […]
Previous plans for an apartment complex off Overlook Road in South Asheville are now calling for a 98-home subdivision. However, some residents are calling for a traffic study before it moves forward.
Press release: UNC Asheville Receives $76,527 Grant from NC Biotechnology Center for Cell Biology Equipment UNC Asheville has been awarded a $76,527 grant from North Carolina Biotechnology Center to purchase a CytoFLEX flow cytometer, a laser-based, biophysical technology employed in cell counting, cell sorting, biomarker detection and protein engineering. “The CytoFLEX allows us to analyze […]
Press release: Julie Armbruster Debuts “Parallel Play” in Sept. 14 Art Opening at Asheville School ASHEVILLE, N.C. (August 24, 2017) Asheville artist Julie Armbruster creates imaginative, often eccentric characters who speak volumes to observers through her unique illustrative style. On Thursday, September 14, join Armbruster for an opening of her newest exhibition, “Parallel Play,” in […]
Press release: Telethon Raises $208,000 Towards New Radio System in Smokies WAYNESVILLE, NC – Friends of the Smokies collected $208,321 in donations Wednesday during its 23rd annual Friends Across the Mountains Telethon from hundreds of callers, online donations and support from sponsors Dollywood, Mast General Store, Pilot Flying J, and SmartBank. Since 1995, Friends of […]
Press release: WORKSHOP TO ADDRESS REAL ESTATE INVESTING AND THREATS POSED BY SEVERE WEATHER AND CLIMATE CHANGE Event takes place Sept. 7 at The Collider in downtown Asheville (August 21, 2017 – Asheville, N.C.): Natural disasters have become a significant factor underlying mortgage default. Weather patterns are changing, creating new risks for real estate investing. […]
Press release: DOWNTOWN “RAD FAIR” SHOWCASES LOCAL ACTIVIST PROJECTS From community defense to herbal medicine, anarchists build power for collective liberation On Sunday, September 3rd, members of the Asheville Anarchist Assembly are inviting curious members of the public to learn more about local anti-authoritarian projects at the second Asheville Anarchist Rad Fair (AARF!). AARF! In […]
Press release: Movin’ on Up: Chimney Rock Activities will Take Families to New Heights Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park invites visitors to get their bodies moving and hearts pumping at Movin’ on Up on Saturday, Sept. 9. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Kids in Parks, North Carolina State Parks, KidSenses, Rutherford County […]
Press release: Hiker and Author Jennifer Pharr Davis to Speak at UNC Asheville on September 25 Hiking icon Jennifer Pharr Davis will speak at UNC Asheville on Monday, September 25, in a three-part series combining practical advice and personal stories. From 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. she’ll share her experiences as a solo thru-hiker in “Adventure […]
Xpress is working on its second special issue aimed at showcasing people who are helping make our community a better place to live. Last year’s theme was Asheville’s influentials; this year we are highlighting innovation. We want to hear about people working on the cutting edge, thinking outside the box and implementing unorthodox methods to […]
Press release: Congressman McHenry Announces Rescheduled Town Hall Meeting Dates for Constituents Hickory – Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) has announced the rescheduled 2017 town hall meeting dates. The rescheduled 2017 town hall meetings will be held over the next week for Tenth District constituents. At the town hall meetings, Congressman McHenry will give an update […]
The FBI is investigating former Buncombe County Manager Wanda Greene, a story Xpress first broke on Aug. 16.
Press release: Asheville-based Blueprint Named to Inc. Magazine’s Top 5,000 Fastest Growing Companies Asheville, NC – August 16th, 2017 – Blueprint Summer Programs, Inc., the leader in pre-college summer programs for high school students, has been recognized as No. 851 on Inc. Magazine’s 2017 list of America’s 5000 Fastest Growing Companies. Blueprint now joins an […]
Based on information from the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation it appears a Federal case has been opened against former Buncombe County Manager Wanda Greene.
Pre-noon alcohol sales in unincorporated parts of Buncombe County gain approval while pro-cannabis advocates urge commissioners to lean on state lawmakers for medicinal marijuana approval.
Press release: Asheville Police Department Requesting Assistance Identifying Assault Suspect Asheville, NC (August 14, 2017): The Asheville Police Department is requesting public assistance to identify a suspect involved in the assault of a WLOS reporter during a Facebook live stream of a protest in Pack Square on Sunday, August 14th. If anyone has any information […]
Press release: Confirmed Rabies Case in Candler Buncombe County, N.C., – Health Officials with Buncombe County Health and Human Services (BCHHS) announced today that a cat from the Candler area has been confirmed to have rabies. The cat was taken to Buncombe County Animal Control on Thursday, August 10th and was from the Curtis Creek […]
Press release: SUWS of the Carolinas is hosting an event to raise awareness about the ever expanding options for young people in recovery. The event will be held at the Kanuga Conference Center in Hendersonville, NC, Sept. 6-8. Headlining the event are key note speakers are Kristina Wandzilak and Constance Curry, co-authors of The Lost […]
Press release: The Daniels Group Doubles Its Commercial Printing Capacity with New Technology Asheville-based commercial printing company and call center adds new equipment to expand services Asheville, N.C. — The Daniels Group, an Asheville-based commercial printing company and call center service, announced today that it has doubled its digital printing capacity with the purchase of […]
The Buncombe County Board of Adjustment unanimously approved Duke Energy’s conditional use permit to build a natural gas facility. The utility says the move will help it stop burning coal in Asheville by the end of 2019.