Pisgah Legal Services is doubling the size of its full-time domestic-violence legal team. Lynne Davis, Martin Jarrard, Gabriella Volkomer and Lily Peifer are joining the Mountain Violence Prevention Project, an initiative that helps victims of domestic violence and their families. More than 60 volunteer attorneys assist with the program, which helped 2,667 domestic-violence victims, including […]
The Asheville Symphony Orchestra will celebrate its 50th anniversary on Monday, September 6 with a free concert in Pack Square Park.
Pisgah Legal Services is doubling the full-time staff of its Mountain Violence Prevention Project, an initiative that helps victims of domestic violence and their families.
A fabulous sunrise this morning over the mountains just south of Asheville. Photo by Leia Cator
Over 1,300 people participated in this morning’s annual Bele Chere 5k. Unfortunately, not everyone was shirtless. Slideshow after the jump! Photos by Michael Muller
Remember Carl Mumpower, everyone’s favorite conservative? Well, the former Asheville City Councilman is having a contest and you could win cash money. Not a lot, mind you — probably just enough to buy yourself a fake Green Card and dinner at Mamacitas — but still, in this economy, money is money. You see, Carl has just completed a book on “reviving the real conservative mission in America” and he’s looking for your help in providing him a caricature before the book goes to press.
Another magnificent sunrise over the mountains just south of Asheville. Photo by Leia Cator. For more of her work, visit Mo’s Way Sunrise
Legislation that would have temporarily restricted local governments’ ability to get into the Internet and cable TV business died in the wee hours of July 10, shortly before the General Assembly adjourned for the year. By Michael Muller Hailed by proponents as a necessary measure to preserve free-market competition and assailed by critics as an […]
A steady stream of curiosity seekers seem to be wondering just exactly what’s going on in the vacant space at the corner of Patton and French Broad Avenues in Asheville, across from the Federal Building. You wouldn’t know it from all the people stopping by, but the new shop isn’t quite open for business yet, […]
Throughout the day, hundreds of people have been assembling booths, setting up lights, and carefully arranging their crafts at the Asheville Civic Center in preparation for The Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands. The event features over 200 exhibitors, live regional music and demonstrations and runs through Sunday. We take you there with a slideshow after the jump! Photos by Michael Muller
Legislation that would have limited local governments’ ability to build and operate their own municipal broadband networks was finally defeated before the General Assembly adjourned for the year.