News Bulletins

Sugar Mountain Ski Resort opens remodeled bike park on June 30

Press release from Sugar Mountain Ski Resort: Sugar Mountain Resort’s rebuilt and expanded bike park opens Saturday, June 30. Trails are wider; expert terrain is better than ever; beginner and intermediate line options offer choices from the summit to the base, and added features like rollers, pumps, and jumps are scattered about the park. The […]

Kimberly-Clark to invest $30 million in Hendersonville manufacturing plant

Press release from Kimberly-Clark: Kimberly-Clark Corporation has approved $30 million for expansion and improvements to its nonwovens manufacturing facility in Hendersonville, North Carolina. The plant produces nonwoven materials for Kimberly-Clark’s North American adult and feminine care brands including Depend, Poise and U by Kotex. The two-year project will focus on expanding the plant’s production capacity […]

Youth OUTright hosts Crystal Queer Prom on June 2

Press release from Youth OUTright: Youth OUTright’s 9th annual prom will be held Saturday, June 2, starting at 7:00 p.m. at the Doubletree Biltmore Hotel. This year’s “Crystal Queer Prom” promises to be a stellar event, with crystal and gem-themed decorations supported by IlluminEra Studios, a catered buffet, photobooth by Vintage Nouveau Photo, music by […]

Asheville’s Betsy Cantrell wins top state AARP volunteer award

Press release from AARP North Carolina: At a regional fraud prevention event held by elder advocates across the Mountain Region, AARP volunteer Betsy Cantrell was presented with the AARP Andrus Award for her outstanding contributions to improving the lives of adults as they age. The award, named after AARP’s founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, is […]

Pardee Bariatrics & Weight Loss to host monthly support group meetings

Press release from Pardee Bariatrics & Weight Loss:   Pardee Bariatrics & Weight Loss will host monthly bariatric support group meetings from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Mission Pardee Health Campus, located at 2775 Hendersonville Road (second floor) in Arden. The support group will meet the third Wednesday of every month. Meetings are free […]

Buncombe County to award federal funds for emergency food and shelter programs

Press release from Buncombe County Health and Human Services: Buncombe County has been awarded $94,226 of federal funds to supplement emergency food and shelter programs. The funds were made available through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program. Buncombe County was selected by a […]

New fellowship offered by NC Writers’ Network

Press release from the NC Writers’ Network: The North Carolina Writers’ Network (NCWN) is proud to announce the creation of the Sally Buckner Emerging Writers’ Fellowship, in memory of one of North Carolina’s most beloved poets, editors, and educators. This annual $500 fellowship will support an emerging North Carolina writer, between the ages 21-35, whose […]

Grandfather Mountain State Park closes two trails and four campsites due to heavy rain

Press release from Grandfather Mountain State Park: The trails at Grandfather Mountain State Park sustained extensive damage from the recent heavy rains of 11” in four days. The Nuwati and Cragway trails are closed indefinitely until repairs can be made. This closure includes the four campsites on the Nuwati trail: Streamside, The Hermitage, Storyteller’s Rock, and […]

Break the Hunger food drive

Break the Hunger food drive on June 8 to benefit Children First/Communities In Schools

Press release from Children First/Communities In Schools: WLOS News 13, Carolina Furniture Concepts, and Two Men & a Truck are hosting the sixth annual Break the Hunger food drive to help keep kids from going hungry during summer break. The station is asking viewers to bring non-perishable food items on Friday, June 8, to Carolina […]

Alzheimer’s Association calls for education volunteers in WNC

Press release from the Alzheimer’s Association — Western Carolina Chapter: The Alzheimer’s Association – Western Carolina Chapter is expanding its team of volunteers to serve individuals and families in the mountain region of North Carolina. Alzheimer’s Association Community Educators (ACE) are public speakers, teachers, and key volunteers on the Western Carolina Chapter team. They raise […]

Air quality forecast for Asheville, Monday, May 21: Moderate (YELLOW and GREEN)

Monday, May 21, 2018, is a code green air quality forecast day for the valleys of Asheville and Buncombe County.  No health impacts are expected when air quality is in this range. For the ridge tops, it is a code yellow air quality forecast day.  Unusually sensitive people should consider limiting prolonged outdoor activities. The rating is based on ozone levels at higher […]

Local gun violence prevention groups host awareness-raising events June 1-2

Press release from Students Demand Action and Moms Demand Action AVL: The Asheville chapters of Students Demand Action (SDA) and Moms Demand Action (MDA) — the groups responsible for the 6,000-person March for Our Lives, which took place downtown on March 24 — are planning a weekend of events in honor of National Wear Orange […]

Hendersonville holds meeting on school resource officer funding

Notice from the City of Hendersonville: The City Council of the City of Hendersonville will hold a special meeting to consider requesting the funding of four School Resource Officers for schools located within the Corporate Limits of Hendersonville from the Henderson County Board of Commissioners. This special meeting will be held: Date: Tuesday, May 22, […]

Public information session on proposed new PSNC Mill Spring Compressor Station, May 23

Press release from N.C. Department of Environmental Quality:  The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality (DAQ) is holding a public information session to accompany the public comment period on a proposed air quality permit for Public Service Company of North Carolina’s (PSNC) Mill Spring Compressor Station on Silver Creek Road in Polk County. […]

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