The violations at Mission Hospital didn’t factor into Healthgrades’ list because the data to determine the ranking doesn’t include emergency room visits, while ED care was the focus of the deficiencies, said Healthgrades Chief Medical Officer Brad Bowman in a Feb. 27 email to CPP.
The site is only 15 acres. But the lawsuit could have dramatic implications for future timber cutting in the region.
Health issues may have led E.W. Grove to Asheville, but the entrepreneur had no interest in perpetuating the city’s reputation as a landing spot for those seeking medical relief.
“Asheville lost one of its greatest when Connie Bostic died last month. Connie was a creator, and Asheville was her beneficiary.”
One of the challenges in writing about trauma, says Asheville-based author Rachel M. Hanson, is that sometimes trauma is used as a narrative hook or way to build suspense. Her approach is to describe the traumatic event or situation right away, “so it’s not used as a teaser. What I’m interested in is the aftermath.”
Longtime and recent transplants from New Orleans discuss Asheville’s appeal to creatives relocating to Western North Carolina from the The Big Easy.
After three year, Nine Mile has launched its new brewery at its Montford Location. Also: after/glow opens in the River Arts District, Regina’s earns national recognition and more!
Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center is ringing in 2024 with its latest exhibit, “Vera B. Williams/Stories.” Plus: The Orange Peel hosts a Taylor Swift dance party, Tyger Tyger Gallery puts out a call for submissions and more!
Pleasure, guilt, goodness, regret, confusion, self-respect and motherhood are among the many topics local poet and essayist Brit Washburn explores in her recently published collection of essays, “Homing In: Attempts on a Life of Poetry and Purpose.”
Executive chef and Asheville native, Graham House, will lead the kitchen at Luminosa, a new restaurant set to open this spring inside The Flat Iron Hotel. Also: The Smokin’ Onion prepares to launch its first brick-and-mortar, Eda’s Hide-a-Way opens in Weaverville and more!
Clad in a frumpy housedress, bucket hat and sporting a knowing, toothless smirk, Moms Mabley appeared on stages and TV screens across the U.S. as a delightfully inappropriate senior with a penchant for dispensing down-home truths and not-so-thin sexual innuendos.
For two years, Stuart Smolkin, curator of the Asheville Radio Museum, has been restoring a 1946 Rock-ola 1422 jukebox. Now the machine is on display inside A-B Tech’s Elm building.
“I think people enjoy seeing the windows decorated,” says Margaret Lancaster, owner of Dog & Pony Show in downtown Asheville. “I think it’s part of what downtown stores should do just to make it special, to make it different.”
Along with an all-age clientele, local toy shop employees and owners say the industry has plenty of other surprises. From unusual peak seasons to unique marketing techniques, shopkeepers say in order to stay in business, they have to keep on top of trends and a whole slew of other considerations.
“Remembering the joy of seeing autumn’s falling leaves helped me feel better about the season ending.”
In pursuit of that Holy Grail — natural sleep unaided by pharmaceuticals — some residents have resorted to an array of methods, from horses to herbs, massage to dance.
Press release from Buncombe County: Due to recent rainfall in our area, decreasing wind speeds, and higher humidity, the Local State of Emergency issued for Buncombe County on Nov. 6 is terminated effective Thursday, Nov. 23 at 8 a.m. The Local State of Emergency is also terminated in the municipal limits of the City of […]
Asheville sumi-e artist releases a children’s book. Plus, a local teen will dance in the Big Apple; one more weekend to visit a Cherokee mask exhibit; and more.
The community conflict reflects a larger trend statewide of community members trying to remove or restrict access to certain books in public schools and libraries.
Amid an ongoing severe drought, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor, Western North Carolina is experiencing a surge in wildfires and elevated wildfire risk that endanger both communities and public lands.
“Many first-time market shoppers can find the experience overwhelming or intimidating, so I would offer the suggestion of walking around the market first to get a sense of what’s available and make a plan for what you want to buy,” says Molly Nicholie, executive director of ASAP.