A report by GoodCall.com ranked Asheville seventh in the nation as a “2017 Best City for Summer Internships.” The report looked at data from over 1,122 cities nationwide and ranked cities on criteria such as availability of public transportation and affordable rent. “Cities that are ideal for students seeking real-world experience are accessible, with available […]
Press Release from Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina: MORGANTON, NC — Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina received a $100,000 grant to continue its work to protect the waters of the Catawba River Basin in North and South Carolina. The grant is part of the Water Resources Fund, a $10 million commitment from Duke Energy. Foothills […]
Press Release from the American Red Cross: ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Before busy summer schedules set in, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to roll up a sleeve to help ensure a sufficient supply for patients in need. Donors of all blood types are needed now to help accident and burn victims, heart surgery and […]
After originally postponing the third annual Tour de Spro coffee/bicycling crawl event due to bad weather, Vortex Doughnuts will now host the rescheduled event on Saturday, May 2o. The crawl begins at 1 p.m. at Vortex, 32 Banks Ave., and continues to the other participating businesses, which include Izzy’s West Asheville, Find Your Line Bike Shop, Owl Bakery, Trade […]
Press Release from the Kessler Collection: Born in Charlotte, North Carolina on March 12, 1955, Mitch Kolbe attended schools in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg area. In 1973, he moved to New York City to study with Robert Brackman, Robert Schultz, Jack Faraggasso, and John H. Sanden at the Art Students League as a scholarship award student. He […]
From the Progressive Women of Hendersonville: On Friday, June 23, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.the Progressive Women of Hendersonville (PWH) will host an open mic and opening of “Why I March” at Sanctuary Brewing Company at 147 1st Avenue East in Hendersonville. The display includes the images and words of about 50 artists about […]
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.