Press release from the Charle George VA Medical Center:
Press release from the Jackson County NAACP: On Saturday October 14th, two individuals and a non-profit organization were singled out for Jackson County NAACP’s biannual Humanitarian Awards. All finalist were given a Humanitarian Medallion as they were introduced. President Enrique Gomez declared, “Every finalist is a winner for the outstanding service they perform in their […]
The items on display inside the American Museum of the House Cat Museum in Jackson County combine the quirky and the kitsch with the morbid and the mysterious.
Estimates place the number of haunted house attractions in the United States in the thousands. Xpress caught up with some of the local haunts to get a behind the scenes look at the industry.
Martha Skinner’s latest exhibit, Living Section: Retrospective of my Fertility will open Wednesday, Nov. 1, at Weizenblatt Gallery at Mars Hill University.
Press release from Hearing Loss Association of America Asheville Chapter: For more information, visit nchearingloss.org/asheville.htm.
Press release from the Buncombe County Recreation Services: Buncombe Greenways will host a “State of the Greenway” public engagement opportunity on Tuesday, November 14 from 5:30pm to 8:00pm in the first floor conference room of the TD Bank Building at 200 College Street. Buncombe Greenways is the County’s greenway implementation program housed within Buncombe County Recreation […]
A new café and doughnut shop comes to the Jackson Building. Also, Hole Doughnuts hosts a Halloween party; Sunshine Sammies flaunts a strange seasonal theme; Edible Musings leads a vegan Thanksgiving workshop; Yesterday Spaces’ hosts Farmer’s Bounty Dinner and Ivory Road Cafe & Kitchen holds the inaugural South Asheville Pie Contest.
Press release from Salvage Station: ASHEVILLE, NC: A simple idea has inspired an entire community to come together for a global cause. Join your friends and neighbors for a day of music, merriment, and a massive fundraising effort to support recent hurricane victims on Saturday, Nov. 11 at the Salvage Station. “I think a lot […]
Press release from Chimney Rock State Park: A retaining wall at the top parking lot in the Chimney Rock section of Chimney Rock State Park collapsed during heavy rainfall in the area yesterday, Monday, Oct. 23. Some of the debris washed to the road below. Crews are working to clear the roadway. DOT and contractors are […]
Press release form UNC Asheville: The fifth annual OLLI Art Bazaar, presenting works of art and crafts for sale, will take place on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 10-11 at UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center, home of OLLI, the Osher Lifelong Learning Center. The OLLI Art Bazaar offers a chance to get a head start on holiday […]
Press release from A-B Tech Community College: A-B Tech Community College is hosting an Allied Health Open House from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, November 9 at the Ferguson Center for Allied Health and Workforce Development on the college’s Asheville campus. Participants will be able to explore A-B Tech’s allied health degree programs, certifications and short-term […]
Press release from Mission Health: ASHEVILLE, N.C. (October 23, 2017) – Mission Health’s Community Investment Program is awarding over $890,000 in funding to a diverse group of 17 western North Carolina agencies, in a joint effort to improve the health of those served by Mission Health across the region. The 2018 focus areas for the grants […]
Press release from OnTrack WNC: November Financial Education Schedule Classes are free unless noted. Pre-registration required. Call today at 255-5166. Housing Classes Homebuyer Education Series – ($50.00 participant fee) Our HUD-certified course provides a step-by-step explanation of the home-buying process, a fantastic resource book, and an opportunity to interact with local real estate / lending / legal […]
Press release: On Wednesday, October 25, 2pm at Pack Square, people will gather and call for #Divest the Globe in support of Indigenous People’s rights, as part of a 3-day global protest by the indigenous-led divestment campaign, Mazaska Talks. There will be actions in over 50 cities in the US and Canada, as well as actions […]
In the mid-1920s, a daredevil arrived to Asheville ready to scale the city’s tallest buildings.
Press release from Western Carolina University: Faculty from Western Carolina University and Southwestern Community College will be hosting an evening telescope viewing on Thursday, October 26th 2017, from 6 to 8 pm, at the Bridge Park, in Sylva. This event is part of the 2017 International Observe the Moon Night events. Faculty from both schools […]
Press release from Ralston Fox Smith: Asheville, NC contemporary artist, Ralston Fox Smith, is proud to announce a solo exhibition of his paintings at Pink Dog Gallery (348 Depot Street) in Asheville’s River Arts District. The show, Furtherance, will run from November 10th through December 17th, with an opening reception on November 10th from 6-9pm. […]
Press release from Lenoir-Rhyne University: Lenoir-Rhyne University and Montreat College recently entered into an articulation agreement related to the University’s Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program. Through this partnership, qualified Montreat College graduates will have the opportunity to matriculate into LRU’s MAT program at a discounted tuition rate. Each semester, three spots will be […]
Press release from NC WARN: A test case that goes to the heart of Duke Energy’s monopoly control over captive customers will be decided by the NC Supreme Court. Climate justice nonprofit NC WARN today filed with the high court an appeal of the case, which began in June 2015 when the group began selling solar […]
Press release from UNC Asheville: John W. (Jack) Brink, who has worked to preserve ancient indigenous rock art in Western Canada, will lecture and show examples of rock art and its conservation in a presentation at UNC Asheville at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 7 in the Humanities Lecture Hall. This free event is co-sponsored by […]