CompostNow expands Asheville service

Press release from CompostNow: CompostNow Inc, a composting services business, announces they will be expanding their residential doorstep collection service area in Asheville starting November 6th. The proposed expansion area will be south of I-40 covering neighborhoods along Hendersonville Road. The expansion is a result of CompostNow doubling their residential customer base in 2017 and an […]

Nonprofit workshop at Isothermal Community College’s Polk Center on Oct. 17

Press release from WNC Nonprofit Pathways: Each organization has a compelling story that can move people to join them in advancing their work – as donors, volunteers, funders, and community members. Nonprofit organizations are invited to spend the day focusing on this important aspect of nonprofit sustainability – storytelling. People support nonprofits and the causes they […]

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Lake Junaluska named an official Monarch Waystation

Press release: Lake Junaluska has been named an official Monarch Waystation for migrating butterflies. Monarchs make the over 2,000 mile journey from Canada to Mexico every fall, and that journey takes them through Western North Carolina in September and October. According to its website, the Monarch Waystation program strives to “create, conserve and protect monarch […]

RiverLink presents Smith Mill Creek Watershed improvement plan Oct. 16

Press release from RiverLink: RiverLink and Wildlands Engineering have completed a 9-element watershed plan to improve water quality in the Smith Mill Creek Watershed, termed by the Environmental Quality Institute as one of Buncombe County’s most polluted watersheds. RiverLink will host a community presentation of the plan at 6:30 p.m. on October 16th, at the […]

College Access Day set for Oct. 6 at Blue Ridge Community College

Press release from Henderson County Public Schools: Henderson County Public Schools is hosting a “College Access Day” on Friday, Oct. 6, at Blue Ridge Community College, featuring renowned spoken word artist Herrison Chicas, a student panel of HCPS graduates, and vendor fair with local organizations and colleges. Geared toward HCPS students for whom English is […]

Archeologist leads tour of Cherokee sites on Warren Wilson campus, Oct. 28

Press release from Land & Lore Ecotours: Few locals are aware of the intriguing archeological sites around Asheville that reveal thousands of years of Cherokee history. On Saturday, October 28th, 9:00 am-12:00 pm, Warren Wilson archeologist Dr. David Moore is offering a unique tour of Cherokee sites on the campus of Warren Wilson in addition to […]

Asheville Downtown Association news and events

Press release: Asheville Workplace Challenge The Asheville Workplace Challenge (AWC) is an opportunity for businesses and organizations throughout Asheville and Buncombe County to step up and show just how big an impact they can make on the livability of our community. The AWC is a tool where you can show, and be recognized for, what […]

WNC Against Judicial Gerrymandering Rally on Oct. 9

Press release from Democracy North Carolina: N.C. lawmakers will return to Raleigh this week to take up House Bill 717 (HB717), a bill that would change districts used to elect judges and prosecutors in North Carolina. The legislation has been widely criticized by legal professionals, lawmakers, and voting rights advocates as yet another effort to redraw […]