PRESS RELEASE: The City of Asheville Transit Planning Division is discontinuing service to Warren Wilson College due to a loss of funding and considering other changes to the Asheville Redefines Transit (ART) bus Route 170 to Black Mountain. Some of the other possible changes to the ART Route 170 include: Reducing the number of trips […]
PRESS RELEASE: HENDERSONVILLE, NC– Twenty-five years brings about a lot of changes in a show and its vendors, but the downtown Hendersonville Antique & Vintage Show always seems to maintain a certain quality. The show’s coordinators say that is in large part due to the watchful eye and generous support of downtown’s valued retailer Jane […]
PRESS RELEASE: Asheville, N.C. (June 22, 2016) – Visitors to The North Carolina Arboretum, a 434-acre public garden located just south of Asheville, will enjoy a fun-filled outdoor adventure this summer and fall at the Arboretum’s newest exhibit, Nature Connects®, Art with LEGO® Bricks, on display throughout the Arboretum’s gardens July 30 – October 23, 2016. Composed of […]
PRESS RELEASE: Using genetic markers, researchers have for the first time shown how cultivating a specific crop led to the expansion of a pollinator species. In this case, the researchers found that the spread of a bee species in pre-Columbian Central and North America was tied to the spread of squash agriculture. “We wanted to […]
Saturday, August 20th and Sunday, August 21st 9:00am – 5:00pm (16 hours total) Cost $275 (materials included) , due at registration What to Expect: This course is designed to introduce students to axe making using hand tools while learning the metallurgy behind producing a quality tool/weapon. No prior experience required. Topics covered will include: benefits of […]
PRESS RELEASE: WHEN: May 28 to August 13. Show starts at 8:00 p.m. nightly. The theatre is closed on Sundays WHERE: “Unto These Hills” is performed at the Cherokee Mountainside Theatre, located at 688 Drama Road. Free parking for “Unto These Hills” ticket holders. WHAT: A spectacular reimagining of the Cherokee story, “Unto These Hills” […]
PRESS RELEASE: Who: Cheryl and Doug Alderman are opening their award-winning daylily gardens in Fairview for their annual plant sale to benefit Mountain Child Advocacy Center (MCAC) – the non-profit agency provides prevention education, crisis intervention, counseling and advocacy for child abuse and neglect. The garden is an official display garden of the American Hemerocallis […]
PRESS RELEASE: Did you just experience your first Father’s Day? Get married? Become a college graduate? If so, these and other major life changes can offer special enrollment opportunities for health insurance through North Carolina’s Marketplace. Although open enrollment ended in January, some consumers still have the opportunity to enroll throughout the year if they […]
MG Road hosts a Persian feast to support Hadaya Toys, Coffee for Champions project partners with local coffee shops to raise money for Buncombe County Special Olympics, Corner Kitchen rolls out a summer menu and the 1LUV Food & Music Festival offers 25 food trucks and local beer along with four days of music and fun.
…we noticed that some of the pigs were red and had long noses and some of the people were long and had red noses.
PRESS RELEASE: The North Carolina Arboretum, a public garden and affiliate of the University of North Carolina system, and Bee Campus USA are pleased to announce the Arboretum as the seventh educational institution in the nation to be certified as an affiliate of the Bee Campus USA program, designed to marshal the strengths of educational […]
PRESS RELEASE: On June 4th, 2016, The Preservation Society of Asheville and Buncombe County celebrated their 40 Anniversary with panache! With what some are calling a “Timetraveling Gala”, the fundraiser transported guests through time with a tour of four historic locations that were significant to Asheville’s history. Attendees were treated to specialty cocktails, period inspired foods […]
The latest art exhibit at the Pink Dog Creative in the River Arts District seems, in part, a response to all this talking at, rather than conversing with, or, better yet, thinking through.
PRESS RELEASE: The Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests announced today that forest visitors have until July 15 to submit contact information to a ranger district office to participate in the lottery to receive a ginseng harvest permit this year. Visitors must obtain a permit to collect wild ginseng in the two national forests during the […]
PRESS RELEASE: Jackson County moved one step closer to becoming the N.C. Trout Capital on Wednesday, June 1 in Raleigh, as members of the state legislature recognized the county as the state’s Premier Trout Fishing Destination. N.C. Senator Jim Davis and N.C. House Representative Joe Sam Queen both participated and spoke before the legislature in support of […]
PRESS RELEASE: Join Parkway rangers at 10:00 am on Friday, June 24th for a moderate 1.5-mile round-trip hike to the Fryingpan Fire Tower. The group will look for summer wildflowers on the way up and learn more about the history of the tower and the life of a fire lookout. Climb the stairs for stunning […]
PRESS RELEASE: Wednesday, June 8, 2016, the 28th Judicial District Bar (JDB) presented Assistant District Attorney Al Williams, Jr. with the 28th JDB Professionalism Award. The 28th JDB Professionalism Award was established by former Buncombe County Bar President Roger Smith in 2004 to annually recognize an individual member of the Bar whose consistently courteous, respectful, […]
PRESS RELEASE: Join Parkway rangers at 7:00 pm on Thursday, June 23rd for an easy to moderate, 2 mile hike that is right in Asheville’s backyard. Hiking, rambling, tramping, fellwalking–call it what you will–walking in the woods has been a popular pastime across the world since the 1700’s, with hundreds of books, thousands of maps, […]
PRESS RELEASE: Punching wood. The Nether. Creepers and endermen. If these terms have been bandied about your dinner table over the last few months, chances are that you have a young person who is into Minecraft. This enigmatic game has become a cultural phenomenon across the globe, and has captivated the imaginations of young people. […]
PRESS RELEASE: Bicyclists who cross the finish line in this year’s Gran Fondo race on Saturday, June 18, in downtown Asheville, can stretch it out with One Center Yoga’s talented yoga teachers, from 10:30am –4pm. No yoga experience is required to benefit from these simple, effective stretches and poses geared to relieve tight neck and shoulders, […]
PRESS RELEASE: What: Central UMC Sanctuary Concert Series Where: Central United Methodist Church When: Friday, June 24th Who: The Kruger Brothers $25 Central United Methodist Church is pleased to present its Sanctuary Concert Series for 2016. Throughout the summer, Central will be bringing prime musical talent with international ties and from across the nation, to its historical sanctuary for […]