Press release from the Henderson County Rescue Squad, Inc.: The Henderson County Rescue Squad is celebrating 60 years of service to Henderson County this year and we would like to invite the public to help us celebrate this milestone! In conjunction with the Henderson County Heritage Museum, located in the Historic Courthouse on Main Street, […]
The bus shelters, located at both the north-and southbound-stops on Montford Ave. and Cullowhee Street, feature doubled-sided panels that provide an overview of four distinct aspects of the neighborhood’s history.
Press release from Southside Community Engagement Social organizers: It is with great sorrow and regret that we write to inform you that we are cancelling the Southside Community Engagement Social scheduled for this afternoon. We were informed just moments ago by the Asheville Police Department that there was a shooting near the Wesley Grant Southside Center, the site for our event today. […]
Press release from Charles George VA Medical Center:
Press release from Asheville Police Department: Asheville, NC (August 17, 2017): The Asheville Police Department is currently investigating a shooting on the 400 block of Depot Street. A vehicle containing multiple occupants fired at least four shots out of their vehicle. No injuries are reported at this time. The investigation into this incident is ongoing […]
Press release from North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission: BREVARD, N.C. (Aug. 17, 2017) – The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is offering a free “Leader Building” workshop for fly fishing anglers of all skill levels at the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education on Aug. 25. The workshop will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and […]
Press release from the Thomas Wolfe Memorial: In anticipation of Thomas Wolfe’s 117th birthday celebration in October, the Thomas Wolfe Memorial is inviting students and teachers to participate in the 2017 “Telling Our Tales” Student Writing Competition. Thomas Wolfe, while best known for his novels, also wrote many short stories for magazines. In this competition, […]
Press release from Airbnb: ASHEVILLE, NC – Airbnb, the world’s leading community-driven hospitality company, announced today that the total solar eclipse and move-in weekend at UNC Asheville are expected to bring nearly 4,000 guest arrivals to the region – a 45% increase from the weekend prior. This is the largest number of Airbnb guests traveling […]
Press release from Diamond Brand Outdoors and Frugal Backpacker: Asheville, NC —Diamond Brand Outdoors and Frugal Backpacker today announced vendors, entertainment, and more details for the Asheville Outdoor Show. In its third year, the free public expo brings top innovators from the most popular outdoor companies to recreation enthusiasts in the playground of the mountains […]
Press release from Vaya Health: WHAT: State Sen. Terry Van Duyn is expected to join county commissioners and health advocates from throughout WNC as they assemble opioid overdose-reversal kits for distribution throughout the region. The 1,200 kits will include naloxone nasal spray, also known as NARCAN®, as well as information on local treatment resources and […]
Press release from Henderson County Tourism Development Authority: Hendersonville, N.C. August 16, 2017 – Visit North Carolina announced today that domestic visitors to and within Henderson County spent $274.62M in 2016, an increase of 6.5 percent from 2015. “Tourism is one of the top economic drivers in Henderson County bringing visitors from over thirty-nine countries […]
Press release form UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy Asheville Campus: The Asheville satellite campus of the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host an open house on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The event will take place at UNC Asheville in Karpen […]
The Rural Heritage Museum at Mars Hill University’s latest exhibit, ‘The Civil War in the Southern Highlands: A Human Perspective,’ includes 18 panels, dozens of photographs, authentic objects, rare letters, newly discovered documents and a 15 minute introductory film, opens Saturday, Aug. 19 and will run through Sunday, March 4.
Press release: The City of Asheville’s African American Heritage Commission and Historic Resources Commission have given their recommendations to approve renaming the Montford Community Center on Pearson Drive as the Tempie Avery Community Center. Tempie was a community nurse and midwife, and a freed slave of the Woodfin family who deeded that property to her […]
A competition at Ole Shakey’s Getaway highlights locally made beef jerky. Also, MetroWine celebrates the solar eclipse, Living Web Farm offers a class on homemade sauces, Hickory Nut Gap Farm leads a course in the art of sausage-making and Sovereign Remedies goes to the theater.
“I feel that all art is symbolic, and good art can convey both feelings and ideas,” says local artist Joshua Spiceland. “What new meaning can these objects that we see everyday take on when they are presented in the symbolic realm of the picture?”
Press release from The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design: Jane Chu, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, is making her first official trip to North Carolina and the North Carolina Arts Council is partnering with The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design to host a public event in her honor. Since 1965 […]
Press release from U.S. Cellular Center: The U.S. Cellular Center is currently accepting applications from qualified volunteer groups to assist in the concessions operations when needed at the U.S. Cellular Center . Recruitment Process: Applications must be submitted via email to Brian Candler, Food & Beverage Manager at email@example.com or dropped off at the U.S. Cellular […]
Press release from UNC Asheville: UNC Asheville’s Office of Admissions and Financial Aid now offers campus tours on demand each weekday, with personalized meetings with admissions counselors and student ambassadors. Tours in Spanish will be available at 9 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesday and at 2 p.m. on Fridays. “As a public liberal arts university, […]
Press release from North Carolina Room, Special Collections: Local historian and author Marla Milling will talk about her new book, Legends, Secrets and Mysteries of Asheville. As in Marla’ Milling’s first book, Only in Asheville: An Eclectic History, she again traces the people and places that make her hometown a truly unique city. She’s […]
In Phillips’ latest collection, the artist combines a series of themes that seek to play with viewers’ perceptions, as well as call to mind ancient tales reminiscent of the modern day.