Foothills Conservancy sells 93 acres on Cane Creek to North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission

Press release from Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina: Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina has completed the sale of a 
93-acre tract in the Dysartsville Township of eastern McDowell County to the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission. The property, which contains important headwaters of Cane Creek and a piece of Revolutionary War history, will soon become […]

Antique, Vintage & Collectibles Show on Sunday, May 7 benefits Mountain Housing Opportunities

Press release from Asheville Outlets:  Asheville Outlets and Bonnie Rose Appraisal Services Inc. will host the first Annual Antique, Vintage & Collectibles Show on Sunday, May 7, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the center. The show will feature booths from collectors of antiques, home furnishings, accent pieces, jewelry and more. A portion of […]

Community invited to HCPS Technology & Innovation Fair

Press release from Henderson County Public Schools:  Community members are invited to observe and experience some of the latest technology available in Henderson County Public Schools’ classrooms at the Technology & Innovation Fair held Thursday, May 4, with a drop-in from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the Blue Ridge Community College Conference Hall. Presented in partnership with […]

The 2017 Mad Mountain Mud Run will feature more than 30 obstacles for racers

Press release from Hands On! – A Child’s Gallery: The 2017 Mad Mountain Mud Run presented by Pardee UNC Health Care is gearing up for its muddiest season yet. The event, held on June 3, promises to have more than 30 obstacles along the three-plus mile course featuring mostly new challenges. Teams and individuals interested […]

Our VOICE awarded a 2017 Parsec Prize

Press release from Parsec Financial:  Parsec Financial, a fee-only wealth management firm, announced today the third of five recipients for the annual Parsec Prize. Our VOICE, Inc., a non-profit crisis intervention and prevention agency which serves victims of sexual violence age 13 through adult, has been awarded a 2017 Parsec Prize of $25,000. This gift […]

Habitat for Humanity seeks applicants for Home Repair program

Press release Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity:  Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity (AAHH) is seeking applicants for its Home Repair program which helps low-income Buncombe County homeowners who need home repairs but lack the resources. Services include modifications for accessibility, exterior and interior repairs, floor and roof repairs, painting/staining, and much more. By offering low monthly […]

Asheville GreenWorks hosts Tire Amnesty Days, May 13 & 14

Press release from Asheville GreenWorks: On Saturday and Sunday, May 13 and 14, local nonprofit Asheville GreenWorks will host Tire Amnesty Days—Free Tire Collection in the Sears Parking lot on Tunnel Road. At this free-to-the-public event, Buncombe County residents are invited to bring out any type of tire, on or off the rim, to be recycled […]

Asheville Police Department requesting public assistance to locate Joseph Avery Beaire

Press release from Asheville Police Department: The Asheville Police Department is requesting public assistance to locate Joseph Avery Beaire (10/2/1975). Beaire currently has open warrants for First Degree Forcible Sex Offense and Larceny in connection to a rape incident that occurred on October 10, 2016. Beaire is described as a white male, 5’11” tall, 140 […]

Christ School Theater presents Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind (30 plays in 60 minutes) 

Press release from Christ School: Christ School Theater presents: Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind (30 plays in 60 minutes) by Greg Allen May 11-14, 2017 Pingree Theater Doors open at 7:09 pm for registration, games, and snacks Seating when we feel like it—around 7:30 pm Christ School Theater’s Spring production is the experimental Too Much […]

Asheville Police Department requesting public assistance to locate Dominique Marquise Harris

Press release from the Asheville Police Department: The Asheville Police Department is requesting public assistance to locate Dominique Marquise Harris (6/26/1990). Harris is wanted for Second Degree Forcible Rape (F), Second Degree Kidnapping (F) and Assault on a Female in connection to a rape that occurred on May 29, 2016 on Avon Avenue. Harris is […]

Free document shred and drug take back days across Henderson County

Press release from TRIAD of Henderson County:  TRIAD Henderson County along with community partners will provide FREE residential document shredding and drug take back days across Henderson County in 2017. The TRIAD Henderson Document Shred & HOPE RX Drug Take Back event at Entegra Bank on Friday, April 21 helped the community w/ the removal […]

Guardian ad Litem Association of Buncombe County awarded 2017 Parsec Prize

Press release from Parsec Financial:  Parsec Financial, a fee-only wealth management firm, announced today the second of five recipients for the annual Parsec Prize. Guardian ad Litem Association Buncombe County (GALA BC) has been awarded a 2017 Parsec Prize of $25,000 that will aid in providing basic necessities for children in foster care. GALA BC spends […]

Free event to celebrate recovery, healthy communities Saturday in downtown Marion

Press release from Vaya Health:  Residents of McDowell and nearby counties plan to come together Saturday in Marion to spread the message that people can and do recover from addiction, mental health concerns and other life challenges. The first-ever Blue Ridge Recovery Rally will take place from 3 to 7 p.m. April 29 on the […]

The North Carolina Society of Historians will conduct its 76th annual Tar Heel history competition

Press release from The North Carolina Society of Historians, Inc. The North Carolina Society of Historians is conducting its 76th annual competition for state, regional and local historians and genealogists who excel in the collection and preservation of Tar Heel history. Awards will be presented during the society’s annual meeting in November to winning authors, publishers or creators of […]

Students can take advantage of scholarships for summer classes at Haywood Community College

Press release from Haywood Community College: A typical college student relies on different sources to finance his or her college education. Many students rely on the Pell Grant to get through school, however, the grant does have a major setback. It does not cover summer courses. At Haywood Community College, students have another financial source […]