Press Release from United Way of Henderson County: HENDERSONVILLE, NC – This month the Henderson County Youth Council (HCYC) welcomes eight new members to its legion of local teen leaders. The HCYC program brings teens from all Henderson County high schools — public, private, and home school — together to advocate for issues impacting youth. […]
Press Release from Lenoir-Rhyne University: Asheville, N.C. — Lenoir-Rhyne University graduated 50 students from its Center for Graduate Studies of Asheville on Saturday, May 13. Prior to commencement, 50 members of the Class of 2017 processed from Vance Monument downtown to The Orange Peel on Biltmore Avenue where the commencement ceremony was held. Dr. Frederick […]
Press Release from the Friends of the Smokies: WAYNESVILLE, NC – Lace up your boots this summer for Friends of the Smokies Classic Hike to the iconic stone outcropping, Charlies Bunion. Join the group hike on June 13 for an 8-mile out-and-back trip to see some of the world famous views along the Appalachian Trail, […]
Panel discussions and an educational presentation on Saturday, May 20, will look at disaster resiliency in Buncombe County and how residents can work toward creating a self-sustaining food system.
Press Release from Buncombe County Schools: A unique partnership that will help bring and retain quality teachers to our community will open its doors with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, May 30th. The Williams-Baldwin Teacher Campus, a 24-unit apartment complex, will provide newly constructed 2 bedroom/2 bath apartments for approximately $915 a month for […]
Asheville Mayor Esther Manheimer held a press conference Thursday, May 11, to highlight House Bill 200, which seeks to end gerrymandering on a statewide level. Asheville residents affiliated with Common Cause NC, a nonprofit organization based out of Raleigh, also spoke against gerrymandering within congressional districts and the need to support the proposed legislation.