Press Release from Brevard College: Five hundred meters–the final distance to the finish line at the 2016 Amateur Road Nationals Time Trial is seared into Hannah Arensman’s memory. “At that moment, you’re thinking, you’re going to remember this moment for the rest of your life,” says the two-time time trial national champion – a freshman […]
Because beauty products may contain toxic chemicals linked to health problems, many WNC salons are switching to all organic products to keep customers and workers safe.
To help those with eating disorders, first you have to see the problem, and that’s a key focus of the eighth National Healthy Eating and Living Conference being held on Thursday-Friday, May 14-15, at the Hilton Asheville Hotel in Biltmore Park.
At first glance, the 600-square-foot Bicycle Thrift Shop looks like a cubbyhole for discarded jerseys, muddied cleats and bikes that have been down a few trails. But a closer look reveals a gold mine for cycling enthusiasts on a budget who are looking to gear up. The money raised from sales supports Trips for Kids WNC, a nonprofit that helps kids get […]
BREVARD – As of Friday morning, Feb. 20, Brevard College became the first academic institution in the Southeast to commit to divesting from fossil fuels by 2018. The announcement comes one week after Global Divestment Day. “Part of our mission is to teach students to connect knowledge to action,” said Brevard College President David Joyce. […]
Not much seems to shock Nancy Baumgarten. At about 2 1/2 years old, her daughter awoke in the middle of the night to report that there were two people standing in the doorway of their room — two people that Baumgarten herself could not see. So Baumgarten — a self-described “’60s flower child” — started an […]
Over 50 Western North Carolina women and a handful of men voted access to health care and economic self-sufficiency as the major legislative priorities that need to be addressed in the 2015 legislative session. “We are not in position to change people, but we are in a position to change our environment,” said Sen. Terry Van […]
“People who had done [the AIDS Memorial Quilt] panels put their love into it,” says Roberta Binder. The quilt will be on display Nov. 24-Dec. 1 at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Asheville.
North Carolina is home to over 50,000 farm operations and in one way or another, the livelihood of many Western North Carolina families is tied to domesticated animals. But whether the objective is food, fun, health or therapy, these farmers often seem to have what amounts to a symbiotic relationship with their livestock.