PRESS RELEASE: Asheville Pulmonary and Critical Care Associates (APCCA) and Mission Hospital have long worked in close partnership to provide high quality care and are now enhancing their existing relationship by entering into a professional services agreement effective Nov. 1. “This is a natural evolution to an already excellent relationship. APCCA is an incredibly high […]
Press release from Dagger: GREENVILLE, S.C. (July 28, 2016) – Greenville-based kayak company, Dagger, and local outdoor recreation center, Nantahala Outdoor Center, made a dream come true today for 8-year-old, Abby Wehr, of Robbinsville, N.C. Dagger athlete, and renowned female whitewater kayaker, Adriene Levknecht, surprised Abby with a custom Dagger kayak at the Nantahala Outdoor Center (NOC), the premier destination […]
PRESS RELEASE FROM THE FOUNDATION PERFORMING ARTS CENTER: Blues giant KEB’ MO’, the King of Telluride SAM BUSH and Rock and Roll Hall of Famers THE DRIFTERS are a few of the highlights of the new season scheduled at The Foundation Performing Arts Center on the campus of Isothermal Community College in Spindale, NC. The […]
Press release from Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina: MORGANTON, N.C.—Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina reached an important milestone this week with the acquisition of 377 acres in the Ivy Creek watershed of the South Mountains, which brings the land trust’s 20-year protection record over the 50,000-acre mark to a total of 50,322 acres. “Foothills Conservancy formed […]
Press release from campaign to re-elect Terry Van Duyn, NC Senate, District 49: Asheville, N.C. – N.C. Senator Terry Van Duyn (D-Buncombe) will host a town hall along with N.C. Representative Susan Fisher (D-Buncombe) on August 15, 2016, at the Center for Craft, Creativity & Design, 67 Broadway, from 6 P.M. – 7:30 P.M. This is part […]
Press release from the National Park Service: Blue Ridge Parkway and Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Celebrate the National Park Service Centennial and Welcome Feast to the Beat on August 5th (Asheville, NC) –The Blue Ridge Parkway is celebrating the National Park Service Centennial on Friday, August 5, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with a […]
Press release from We the People N.C. Campaign: Press Conference, Monday, August 8, 11 AM, in Front of the Federal Courthouse, 100 Otis Street, in Asheville, NC to Announce the Kick-off of the Petition Drive for a Statewide Ballot Measure, in North Carolina. “We, the people of the State of North Carolina, respectfully request a proposed ballot measure […]
PRESS RELEASE FROM EVENT ORGANIZERS: Listen to This stories on stage presents at 35 Below Dog Days of Summer Part Deux: more human tales of canine companions Featuring stories by • Ben Atkins • Lindsay Lee • Sarah Spooner • Waylon and more (maybe you) Hosted by Tom Chalmers After a successful show at The […]
Press release from The Cliffs: Ernst and nine LPGA Tour Players tee off to benefit Safe Harbor ARDEN, N.C., July 27, 2016 – The Cliffs, a collection of seven private luxury mountain and lake clubs and communities in the western Carolinas, will host LPGA Tour Player Austin Ernst’s annual one-day Pro-Am Charity Tournament benefitting Safe Harbor on August […]
Press release from American Red Cross: ASHEVILLE, N.C. (July 26, 2016) — While thousands of people from across the country responded to the emergency request for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red Cross in early July, a critical blood shortage remains. The Red Cross urges eligible donors to give now to help ensure […]
Asheville Savings Bank (ASB) will host U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows for “Take Your Lawmaker to Work” day, an extension of the American Bankers Association and North Carolina Bankers Association’s initiative to engage lawmakers and give them firsthand insight into community banking.
Andy Millard, the Democratic nominee for North Carolina’s 10th Congressional District, is hosting a Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, August 11th at 7:30 p.m. at the Mill Spring Agricultural Center.
PRESS RELEASE: The forests of the Southern US are an oft overlooked national treasure. In addition to providing opportunities for hunting, fishing, recreation and spiritual renewal, the region’s forests provide clean drinking water to millions of Americans, are the nation’s largest storehouse for carbon, and provide refuge for hundreds of species of plants and animals […]
PRESS RELEASE: “Barns tell stories and they speak to me,” says Bruce MacDonald, a resident of Lexington, Virginia. They speak of history, of time past, of labor. They speak of directed purpose and association — with the cattle, chickens, horses, the hay, the tractors, rakes and pitchforks sheltered in them — going back to America’s […]
PRESS RELEASE: New Belgium Brewing, the Asheville Design Center and the City of Asheville are teaming up this summer to create a new kind of bus shelter for Asheville. For the next two weeks, the public can vote on the materials used to build this new shelter, located at the intersection of Craven Street and […]
PRESS RELEASE FROM EVENT ORGANIZERS: Brewgrass Festival is proud to announce its 20th anniversary event will feature The Travelin’ McCourys with special guest Peter Rowan and additional performances the Jon Stickley Trio and Bobby Miller and the Virginia Daredevils. The festival will return to Memorial Stadium in downtown Asheville, NC on Saturday, September 17th, 2016, […]
PRESS RELEASE: When temperatures rise, it’s time to take action to protect against heat-related illnesses, which can be very serious and even fatal, especially for the elderly, young children and those who have chronic diseases. Heat-related illnesses happen when your body cannot cool itself quickly enough. Some heat illnesses are mild – like heat rash, […]
PRESS RELEASE: UAW Local members from across the country are serving as delegates at the Democratic National Convention July 25 through 28. Dozens of delegates have been selected to represent a diverse group of UAW members from a variety of states, including Connecticut, Arizona, Oklahoma, Michigan, New York, North Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, Texas, Missouri, Wisconsin, […]
PRESS RELEASE: On Wednesday, August 17, the Asheville TimeBank is celebrating its first birthday, and all are invited! The party will be a potluck supper at the picnic shelter in West Asheville Park, at the end of Vermont Street, at 5:30 PM. People who are just curious are invited to come, as well as those […]
PRESS RELEASE: United Way of Henderson County is seeking hundreds of volunteers throughout the community for the first annual Day of Action sponsored by Pardee/UNC Health Care to mobilize the caring power of volunteers to make a meaningful impact in the community. Here in Henderson County, volunteers are needed to work on 46 service projects […]
The Asheville Police Department would like to request public assistance to locate Taquon Kalil Muckelvene, of Asheville. Muckelvene currently has nine open warrants in Buncombe County that were issued on July 5, 2016 in connection to a series of motor vehicle break-ins which occurred at multiple hotels during the month of June.