Motion Makers Bicycle Shop to open third location in Cherokee in May

From Motion Makers Bicycle Shop: Motion Makers Bicycle Shop Announces New Location in Cherokee March 20, 2018 – Asheville, N.C.: Motion Makers Bicycle Shop, with stores in Asheville and Sylva, is pleased to announce a new location will open in Cherokee in early May. With the newly developed Fire Mountain Trail system right next door, […]

WNC Hatchery Supported Trout Waters open to anglers April 7

From the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission: Wildlife Commission Opens Hatchery Supported Trout Waters April 7 RALEIGH, N.C. (March 20, 2018) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will open Hatchery-Supported Trout Waters in 25 western counties at 7 a.m. on April 7. The season will run through Feb. 28, 2019. While fishing on Hatchery Supported Trout […]


The Liminal State Panels by Artist Rob Rikoon on display at Haywood Street Congregation

Press release from Adapt Public Relations: The Haywood Street Congregation and artist Rob Rikoon are pleased to announce the installation of the egg tempera series The Liminal State Panels inside the Haywood Street Congregation Church. The Panels will be open to the public for viewing, free of charge, anytime the church is open and during […]

Henderson Co. Dept. of Public Health hosts Bring/Refer A Friend to WIC Day March 21

From the Henderson County Dept. of Public Health: Bring/Refer A Friend to WIC Day is Wednesday, March 21 The public is invited to learn more about WIC benefits Hendersonville, N.C. (March 19, 2018) —The Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC) invites county residents who use WIC to bring or refer friends to the program on […]

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Hendersonville holds Drug Take Back, Paper Shredding & Food Drive event May 11

From the City of Hendersonville: DRUG TAKE BACK / PAPER SHREDDING / FOOD DRIVE The City of Hendersonville will sponsor a secure Shred Day for City residents on Friday May 11, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., in the parking lot of Patton Park, 59 E. Clairmont Drive. American Security Shredding, Inc, will have […]

JB Media Group becomes 7th certified B Corp in Asheville

From JB Media Group: JB Media Group, a mission-driven digital marketing agency specializing in strategy, SEO, content writing, social media, advertising, PR, and education, announced today that is has been accepted as a Certified B Corporation due to its commitment to using business as a force for good. According to B Lab, the nonprofit behind […]

State officials seek stakeholder info sessions on use of Volkswagon settlement money

From N.C. Department of Environmental Quality: State to host stakeholder information sessions on NC’s share of national Volkswagen settlement RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality will hold a series of information sessions on the proposed plan to use North Carolina’s share of a national settlement with Volkswagen. The Draft State Mitigation Plan outlines a proposal […]

Dr. Anita Despande. Photo courtesy of Park Ridge Health

Park Ridge Health hosts colorectal cancer awareness and prevention program March 26

Press release from Park Ridge Health: Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of all cancer-related deaths in the United States for men and women combined. Fortunately, colorectal cancer is treatable and beatable when you are proactive. Park Ridge Health is committed to empowering you to take charge of your health and wellness through its […]

Buncombe residents invited to Blue Horizons Project launch March 22

From the Blue Horizons Project: COMMUNITY LEADERS LAUNCH BLUE HORIZONS PROJECT AS LOCAL EFFORT TO CONSERVE ENERGY AND PRESERVE REGION Resulting from a two-year collaboration between local government, business, nonprofit and environmental leaders, the Blue Horizons Project is a comprehensive hub of energy-efficiency programs to empower community members to save money and help create Western […]

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UNC Asheville hosts Spring Career Fair March 27

From UNC Asheville: UNC Asheville Holds Spring Career Fair on March 27 
More than 80 local, regional, national and international businesses and organizations are scheduled to participate in UNC Asheville’s Career Fair from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27, in the Sherrill Center on the UNC Asheville campus. Area degree-seeking students and […]

Photo by Mike Matthews. Courtesy of Carolinas' Nature Photographers Association.

Carolinas’ Nature Photographers Association – Asheville Region hosts nature photographer Mike Matthews April 8

From the Carolinas’ Nature Photographers Association — Asheville Region: “Photographing Our Beautiful Small World” Professional photographer Mike Matthews will present “Photographing Our Beautiful Small World” on Sunday, April 08, 2018, at the monthly meeting of Carolinas’ Nature Photographers Association – Asheville Region, at UNCA’s Reuter Center starting at 6:00 p.m. in Room 206. Also, plans […]

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Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy, Town of Marshall protect 541 acres in Marshall Watershed

From the Southern Appalachians Highlands Conservancy: Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy protects Marshall Watershed Town of Marshall works with nonprofit land trust to protect 541 acres with a conservation easement Asheville, NC – The Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy (SAHC) worked with the Town of Marshall to permanently protect the Marshall Watershed with a conservation easement. The […]

Your Small Business Taxes: Haywood Community College Small Business Center to hold free seminar

Press release from Haywood Community College:  The Small Business Center at Haywood Community College will offer a free seminar called, “Your Small Business Taxes,” Tuesday, April 3, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at the HCC Regional High Technology Center Auditorium. In this seminar, attendees will gain a solid understanding of taxes required for small-business owners and develop the best […]

Wildlife officials seek comment on migratory bird seasons

Press release from the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission: RALEIGH, N.C. (March 19, 2018) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is seeking public comment on upcoming migratory game bird hunting seasons, as well as advising hunters of several important changes to the 2018-19 seasons. Comments can be submitted online through April 8. The Commission will select […]

UNC Asheville hosts FIRST robotics competition, March 24-25

Press release from UNC Asheville: UNC Asheville will host the North Carolina District FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition on campus from March 24-25 in Kimmel Arena in UNC Asheville’s Sherrill Center. Thirty-two teams of high school students from North Carolina and Georgia will assemble on campus to engage in […]

Fletcher hosts Easter Eggsplotion! April 8

From the Henderson County Tourism Development Authority: Fletcher’s Easter Eggsplotion Scheduled for April 8th! Join the Fletcher Parks and Recreation Department at Bill Moore Community Park (Formerly named Fletcher Community Park) on Saturday, March 24, for the Town of Fletcher’s Easter Eggsplotion! This event will feature children inflatables, a bubble station, face painting, crafts,  photos […]

Pardee UNC Health Care accepting applications for 2018 Junior Volunteer Program through Monday, April 16

Press release from Pardee UNC Health Care: Pardee UNC Health Care is accepting applications for its 2018 Junior Volunteer Program now through Monday, April 16. The 2018 summer session begins at orientation on Monday, June 18 or Monday, June 25, and continues through Friday, Aug. 10. Applicants must complete the application form found online at […]

United Way of Henderson County seeks projects for Days of Caring

Press release from United Way of Henderson County: Friday, May 11, and Saturday, May 12, will be the days to LIVE UNITED as hundreds of volunteers will complete dozens of service projects around the county to benefit Henderson County non-profit organizations during this year’s Days of Caring. United Way of Henderson County is encouraging all […]

Poor People’s Campaign kicks off in Jackson County, March 24

Press release from Lucy Christopher:  The Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival, is sponsoring a Town Hall on Saturday March 24th from 3:00-5:00 pm at the Community Table, 23 Central Street in Sylva, NC.  The campaign originated in December 1967, and was the vision of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who was assassinated before […]

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