“Conversations about Care” with Amy Fowler at the North Asheville Library

Press release from Four Seasons:  Four Seasons strives to provide the communities we serve in Western North Carolina with extensive support in the way of materials, resources and free education. Kicking off the month of June at the North Asheville Library, Four Seasons will introduce their “Conversations about Care” series with Geriatric Care Expert, Amy […]

UNC Asheville Africana studies chair Agya Boakye-Boaten receives Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship

Press release from UNC Asheville:  Agya Boakye-Boaten, chair and associate professor of Africana Studies at UNC Asheville, was awarded a fellowship by the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program, funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York and managed by the Institute of International Education in collaboration with the United States International University-Africa. With funding from […]

Free performance: The Catamount Singers and Electric Soul

Press release from Jackson County Arts Council: The Jackson County Arts Council proudly presents a FREE performance at Sylva’s Bridge Park Stage by The Catamount Singers and Electric Soul from the School of Music at Western Carolina University. This performance will be from 12n-1p on Saturday June 10th and is part of the program “WCU Roadworks.” Roadworks is an […]

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SECU Foundation’s first teacher housing project comes to WNC

Press release from the State Employees’ Credit Union:  The dedication of the Williams-Baldwin Teacher Campus drew a crowd of supporters to Asheville on Tuesday, applauding a housing initiative aimed at attracting and retaining teachers for Asheville City and Buncombe County schools.  Representatives from State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) and SECU Foundation joined local leaders and […]

Haywood Community College and the Southern Highland Craft Guild celebrate historic relationship with latest show

Press release from Southern Highland Craft Guild:  Opening this past Saturday, May 27, the Folk Art Center celebrated Haywood Community College’s Professional Crafts Program graduate class of 2017. With a 36-piece exhibit, featuring 19 students, the show continues the historical relationship between the Southern Highland Craft Guild and Haywood, an educational center member of the Guild. This year’s class is […]

Finding “furever” homes: Brother Wolf Animal Rescue partners with Petco

Press release from Brother Wolfe Animal Rescue:  Asheville and Hendersonville, North Carolina (May 31, 2017) — Brother Wolf Animal Rescue and Petco are working together to save the lives of cats and kittens in need. “Our partnership with Petco allows us to rescue hundreds of additional cats and kittens, makes us more visible in the […]

Asheville Police request assistance from the public to locate missing person

Press release from Asheville Police Department:  Asheville, NC (May 31, 2017): The Asheville Police Department is requesting assistance from the public to locate missing person Richard John Jilg, Jr. He was last seen on April 30 at 22 Cross Place. Richard is 43 years of age, 6’3” tall and weighs approximately 190 lbs. He has […]

Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute offers community workshop, June 10

Press release from Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute: Rosman, NC (April 5, 2017) – The Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) is offering a community workshop June 10 to help area schools, businesses and residents make the most of the total solar eclipse that will traverse the U.S. August 21. This solar eclipse is already being called the […]

Nations’ top bridge teacher coming to WNC, June 19

Press release from WNC American Contract Bridge League:  Patty Tucker is coming to teach her “jump start” bridge class for people interested in trying the game or refreshing their skills on June 19 near the Asheville airport.  Afterwards, she will certify experienced players who want to teach the class in their communities. Tucker’s five-hour class, called […]

Picnic in the Mountains, hosted by The Buncombe County Republican Women’s Club

Press release from The Buncombe County Republican Women’s Club:  The Buncombe County Republican Women’s Club Invites you and your guest to our annual Picnic In The Mountains On Thursday, June 8th from 11:30am – 1:30pm at the Governor’s Western Residence, 45 Patton Mountain Rd. Asheville, North Carolina Keynote Speaker:  Lt. Col. James Womack Come out and meet […]