Asheville Regional Airport receives 10.9 Million DOT grant for redevelopment project

PRESS RELEASE:  The Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority has been awarded a $10.9 million discretionary grant by the U.S. Department of Transportation. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will allocate the funds, which will be used as part of a project to rehabilitate the airport’s runway system and to acquire an aircraft rescue and fire fighting […]

A Legacy of Song – The Reuter Center Singers to perform hits by John Denver and The Carpenters

PRESS RELEASE: The Reuter Center Singers spring concerts, A Legacy of Song, featuring hits by John Denver and The Carpenters, will take place at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, April 29-30, at the Reuter Center on the UNC Asheville campus. Both concerts are free and open to the public; donations are welcome. The Reuter Center Singers […]

Month of Giving Celebration at Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club this Thursday, April 21

PRESS RELEASE:  Local effort in Asheville part of national $1 million commitment and volunteer program About the Event: As part of its $1 million commitment with Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA), U.S. Cellular is rallying associates across the country to serve as volunteers and mentors at their local Clubs. On Thursday, April 21, […]

Demmel AG to pen first US manufacturing operation in Henderson County

PRESS RELEASE:  Demmel Inc., the US subsidiary of Demmel AG, a German-based leader in industrial design and identity technology, announced today that they will locate and build their US manufacturing presence in East Flat Rock, NC.  The company will initially locate in a leased building in the Appleland Business Park, while planning and constructing a […]

Earth Day conversation focuses on WNC open spaces, public lands

PRESS RELEASE:  The online in-depth and investigative news organization Carolina Public Press will hold a public Newsmakers forum on local, state and federal public forests and lands in Western North Carolina from 8:30-10:30 a.m. on Friday, April 22, both online and at the United Way Building in Asheville. This free public forum includes a light […]

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IRC Retail Centers announces completion of demolition at Weaverville Plaza in Weaverville

PRESS RELEASE: IRC Retail Centers Inc., a leading real estate company that owns and operates high quality, necessity and value-based retail centers in select markets within the Central and Southeastern United States, today announced that its joint venture with MAB American Retail Partners, LLC, has completed demolition of the anchor-store space at Weaverville Plaza in […]

The new “Bee Hotel” at UNC Asheville

PRESS RELEASE:  On Earth Day, Friday, April 22 at 11 a.m., UNC Asheville and Asheville Design Center will announce and celebrate their collaboration the “Bee Hotel,” a new structure to be erected on campus. UNC Asheville is also celebrating its recent designation as a Bee Campus USA.   With bee populations declining, this structure will […]

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Sisters of Mercy Urgent Care honored at Association’s 2016 Spring Convention

PRESS RELEASE:  ORLANDO, Fla., April 20, 2016 – The Urgent Care Association of America (UCAOA) announced today at its 2016 Spring Convention that Sisters of Mercy Urgent Care – a not-for-profit urgent care organization based in Asheville, N.C. – has won the second annual UCAOA Humanitarian Award for the staff’s dedicated philanthropy work. The award was […]

3rd Annual Mindfulness Festival

PRESS RELEASE:    UNC-Asheville’s 3rd annual Mindfulness Festival is happening this Saturday, April 23rd from 10 am until 11 pm on the University Quad. The event is free and open to all ages! Entirely volunteer-organized by students, it will feature a plethora of music, art, vendors, workshops, and activities related to self-awareness and community empowerment. […]

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“Can You Dig This” to screen on Earth Day

PRESS RELEASE:  Organic Growers School is teaming up with Bountiful Cities, Green Opportunities, and Asheville GreenWorks for a screening of the recent film “Can You Dig This,” featuring renowned “gangster gardener” Ron Finley. “Can You Dig This” will screen on Earth Day, Friday, April 22, 2016 at The Boardroom (2nd floor) at Lenoir-Rhyne University, Asheville […]

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Washington Post editor, Pulitzer Prize winner to speak at YMI May 3

Warren Wilson announces: The Cold War, Russian oligarchs and a spy sound like the makings of a great movie. But, those are the genuine topics of David E. Hoffman’s bestselling books and underscore the Pulitzer Prize-winning author and longtime The Washington Post newsman’s accomplishments. Armed with a deep knowledge of the former Soviet Union, Hoffman […]

Asheville Wordslam: Middle school poets have something to say

  PRESS RELEASE: Poetry is cool—just ask the young spoken word poets who will weave metaphors, imagery, slant rhymes and their personal truths into your heart at the 8th annual Asheville Wordslam, Friday April 29, 6:30-8:30pm at the Dr. Wesley Grant, Southside center, 285 Livingston Street. Reigning champion Francine Delaney New School For Children will be challenged by Asheville Middle School, […]

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Public assistance requested in identifying credit card fraud suspects

PRESS RELEASE:   City of Asheville Asheville Police Department Public Assistance Requested in Identifying Credit Card Fraud Suspects Asheville, NC (April 19, 2016): The Asheville Police Department is requesting public assistance to identify two suspects involved in credit card fraud. On April 8th the two suspects broke into a vehicle parked at the YMCA on […]

Break the Mold: Rick Bayless shares seven steps to ensure your home environment is healthy

PRESS RELEASE:  What does it take to make your home environment healthy? Expert environmental home health specialist Rick Bayless of A Healthier Home, Hendersonville, serving western North Carolina, reviews the National Environmental Health Association’s guidelines. Learn the 7 key steps it takes to ensure a home environment is healthy. Free and open to the public. […]

Brevard College Concert Choir and Chamber Singers to perform “Watching and Waiting”

PRESS RELEASE:  BREVARD – On Thursday, April 21, at 7:30 p.m. the Brevard College Concert Choir and Chamber Singers will perform in their spring concert, “Watching and Waiting.” The concert is free to the public. The choirs include students of a variety of experience levels, and include students from several different majors across campus. Using […]