Nonprofit spotlight: Asheville Humane Society, Animal Compassion Network join forces

A new partnership between the Asheville Humane Society and Animal Compassion Network will allow resources to be pooled in an effort to better provide for the region’s homeless animals, says Meghan Jordan, AHS director of development and communications. The merger, announced on May 1, was not born of financial need, she explains. “We’re coming off […]

Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation increases scholarship award for Mars Hill College

Press release From Mars Hill College MARS HILL COLLEGE RECEIVES FUNDS FROM THE LETTIE PATE WHITEHEAD FOUNDATION Mars Hill College has received $135,000 from the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation of Atlanta, GA to go to scholarships for Christian women residing in southeastern states. This is an increase of $15,000 over last year’s funding. Fifty students […]

Meadows: “cloud of confusion” surrounds Benghazi attack

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testified today before the House Foreign Affairs Committee to answer questions regarding the attack on the United States consulate last Sept. North Carolina’s 11th District Congressional seat Mark Meadows serves on the committee and shared his thoughts via The Hill’s Congressional Blog this morning. (Photo by Bill Rhodes) Statement From […]

Asheville gas falls a penny, still above national average

Press release From Asheville, January 21- Average retail gasoline prices in Asheville have fallen 1.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.34/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 259 gas outlets in Asheville. This compares with the national average that has increased 0.7 cents per gallon in the last week to […]