Motown Memories at BeBe Theatre

PRESS RELEASE:  What: Motown Memories Who: Sharon Cooper and Asheville Contemporary Dance Theatre When: April 29, 30, 2016 at 8:00 pm and May 1, 2016 at 6:00 pm Where: BeBe Theatre, 20 Commerce Street, Asheville, NC (828)254-2621 How much: $18 for general audience, $15 for students and seniors More information: Sharon Cooper and Asheville […]

Gymnastics competition brings top female gymnasts’ to U.S. Cellular Center this weekend

PRESS RELEASE:  Over one thousand high level female gymnasts’ from throughout the Southeast will compete in a USA Gymnastics sanctioned regional competition beginning Friday, April 22nd at The U.S. Cellular Center in downtown Asheville. Girls from eight states between the ages of 6 and 18 will compete in the largest gymnastics competition in Southeast Region […]

Apply now for Value Added Producer Grants

PRESS RELEASE:  USDA is accepting applications for $44 million in competitive Value Added Producer Grants to develop value added ventures. In times of low commodity prices, the help available through this program is especially appealing. The grant program gives priority to projects that expand opportunities for small and mid-sized family farms and for beginning, socially […]

Asheville’s first bicycle corral

PRESS RELEASE:  Asheville on Bikes (AoB), the advocacy organization focused on advancing Asheville’s urban and commuter bicycle culture and infrastructure, welcomes all to celebrate the addition of Asheville’s first bicycle corral. Over the last year, The City of Asheville, North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), West Asheville Business Association (WABA), and AoB partnered to explore […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

“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 […]

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 […]

Race To The Taps: South Slope beer run set for Saturday at Catawba Brewing

PRESS RELEASE:  It’s a well-earned beer run, as the area’s hand-crafted running series, the Race To The Taps, returns for its second year.  The first of this season’s four events is at 2:30pm Saturday, April 23 at Catawba Brewing Company on Banks Avenue downtown. The five-miler starts and ends in front of the brewery, with […]

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, […]

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 […]