The Asheville City Soccer Club is a newly formed, semi-pro team that will be playing this summer at the Memorial Stadium. The team will host a launch party at Hi-Wire’s Big Top location, Thursday, March 30 at 6 p.m. The team’s first home game will be Saturday, May 6. For more information visit ashevillecitysc.com.
Press release from Transylvania County Schools: Transylvania County residents have another chance, on March 20 at Rosman Elementary School, to address the Board of Education about the facilities needs and master plan for Transylvania County Schools. The Board’s regularly scheduled meeting begins Monday night at 6:30, with a one-hour discussion on the findings of the […]
Press release from Pisgah Legal Services: Pisgah Legal Services (PLS) will honor four extraordinary supporters – Russell Shuler, Tom Siekman, and Bernice and Arnold Green – at its 2017 Jazz for Justice event on Tuesday, March 21st at 5:30 pm at The Venue in downtown Asheville. Jazz for Justice is a fundraiser and celebration of […]
Press release from Eblen Charities: Asheville, NC: For those families still seeking help in keeping warm this winter and in need of utility assistance, Eblen Charities still has Federal heating funds available through it’s Low Income Energy Assistance Program through the end of March or until funds are depleted. The Low Income Energy Assistance Program […]
News alert from the U.S. Department of Agriculture: The White Creek Fire was reported at 4:00 pm Thursday and is burning near Shortoff Mountain at the south end of Linville Gorge, on the Grandfather Ranger District of Pisgah National Forest. The fire is estimated at 75 acres and 0% contained. Last night, firefighters worked to […]
Press release from FIRST North Carolina: High-school students from across North Carolina will have the opportunity to showcase their hard work after an intense six weeks of designing and building an original robot in the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition (firstinspires.org). This week at The Kimmel Arena at UNC […]
Announcement from The Asheville Art Museum: We are excited to present a new exhibition in our On the Slope “pop-up” gallery! Pop ‘n’ Op, which is on view March 18 – May 14, features American Pop and Op art. From pulsating lines and psychedelic colors to iconic imagery of consumer culture, works like those on […]
News alert from the U.S. Department of Agriculture: Firefighters with the U.S. Forest Service are responding to a wildfire burning near Shortoff Mountain at the south end of Linville Gorge, on the Grandfather Ranger District of Pisgah National Forest. The U.S. Forest Service is issuing an emergency closure of the Shortoff Trail (Trail #235) and […]
“Most of us, if we live long enough, are going to end up with some kind of issue,” says Eva Reynolds, the associate director of DisAbility Partners. Reynolds found that out the hard way, thanks to a 2003 brain injury. A widow with three young children, she was working in a restaurant and had no […]
In its fourth year, Echofest 2017 brings a diverse range of musical acts to UNC Asheville’s campus.
“Deeply as we deplore the loss of human life, there is that in our natures which makes the suffering and tortures of our poor helpless dumb servants and friends, the horses, particularly painful,” wrote Asheville resident, Theo F. Davidson, in a 1917 letter to the editor.
Check out a few of the options for Asheville’s St. Patrick’s Day festivities. Also, get the details on wine dinners at Hickory Nut Gap Farm and The N.C. Arboretum plus a new breakfast pop-up at Knife & Fork.
Press release from East West Pop Up Shop: East West Pop Up Shop will be popping up with the spring flowers for our 4-day Spring Pop Up Shop showcasing the best in handmade and vintage. The East West Venue will be transformed into a full-service boutique shopping experience full of carefully curated goods featuring 80+ […]
“Greetings From Asheville: Postcards in the North Carolina Collection,” runs noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29 inside the Lord Auditorium located on lower level of the Pack Memorial Library.
Beginning April 1, the Asheville City Market will be open 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays on North Market Street between Woodfin and East Walnut streets.
Press release: Business North Carolina, a top source of business and commerce information for the state, named Mission Hospital #1 in its list of Best Hospitals in the new March 2017 issue, in a tie with Duke University Hospital. The list was created through objective analysis of all adult, acute-care hospitals with 50 or more […]
Press release from Toe River Arts Council: It’s not too early to start thinking about summer and being out and about in the mountains of Western North Carolina, wandering the many narrow roads, crossing over and following the Toe River. And it’s never too early for kids to start helping out moms and dads with […]
From North Carolina News Service: A debate is brewing in North Carolina’s growing craft-beer industry, just how much can independent brewers sell on their own, before they have to use a wholesale distributor? The current limit is 25,000 barrels a year, and while that may seem like a lot, several craft breweries say it’s limiting their […]
Press release from the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute: The Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) has been awarded a $61,913 grant from the N.C. Science Museums Grant Program. The grant program was established by the N.C. legislature to provide funding for the 41 institutions included in the N.C Science Museums Network. “These museums are critical resources for […]
From the Asheville Downtown Association: This evening, the Haywood Street Advisory Committee will present its initial vision to the public at the US Cellular Center’s Banquet Hall beginning at 5:30pm. The City Council-appointed committee members have worked diligently for nine months to develop a vision for the site located at Haywood St and Page Ave, […]
Press release from UNC Asheville: UNC Asheville will host the North Carolina District FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition on campus from March 18-19 in Kimmel Arena in UNC Asheville’s Sherrill Center. Twenty-eight teams of high school students from North Carolina, Virginia and Georgia will assemble on campus to engage […]