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Buncombe County announces more public input sessions for strategic planning process

Press release from Buncombe County: The Board of Commissioners is developing a strategic plan that will guide the County into the future. The first step in this process is a five-year strategic plan that will define priorities, guide County operations, and drive future policy and budget decisions. It will draw a vision for our community’s […]

Center for Craft launches donor tile appeal as part of ‘Liminal’ public art commission

Press release from the Center for Craft: The Center for Craft is proud to launch a named donor tile appeal in conjunction with the installation of Ian Henderson and Shae Bishop’s Liminal, a 3-D mosaic created from cascading, textured tiles that will embellish the building’s east-facing exterior wall. Complementing Liminal, 250 donor tiles, available at […]

Black Mountain kicks off Christmas season on Dec. 6

Press release from Black Mountain Chamber of Commerce: The Little Town That Rocks really knows how to rock Christmas. The first weekend of December is filled with pre-Christmas activities that are guaranteed to boost your holiday spirit. With the town decked out in holiday greenery by the Beautification Committee and merchants, the Christmas season kicks […]

Women of WhiteSPACE exhibition opening Dec. 7

Press release from WhiteSPACE: The WOWS – Women of WhiteSPACE WhiteSPACE Boasts 4 New Artists to Join Bottinelli (Opening Reception: Saturday, December 7th, 5pm-9pm, 129 Roberts Street, 2B7, 28801) The Wedge Studios’ WhiteSPACE is wrapping up 2019 with a bang by hosting a Winter WhiteSPACE Extravaganza! On Saturday, December 7th from 5-9pm they will celebrate […]

NCDOT announces new emissions inspections exemptions

Press release form NCDOT:  Beginning Dec. 1, North Carolina’s vehicle inspections requirement will exempt vehicles 20 years old from obtaining a yearly emissions test in the 22 counties which emissions testing is required. For example, a 1999 model year vehicle would be exempt from obtaining an emissions inspection starting Dec. 1. The following year a […]

Air quality forecast for Asheville, Wednesday, Nov. 20: Moderate (YELLOW)

Wednesday, Nov. 20, is a code yellow air quality forecast day for the valleys and ridge tops of Asheville and Buncombe County. Unusually sensitive people should consider limiting prolonged outdoor activities. The rating is based on particulate matter in the air. For more information contact: WNC Regional Air Quality Agency 828-250-6777 Air Quality Forecast for Wednesday, 11/20/2019

Good Tidings: An Ethical Pop-Up Shop, Nov. 29-Dec. 1

Press release from The Fair Goods Collaborative: Good Tidings: An Ethical Pop-Up Shop @ Trade + Lore Coffee Shop Hosted by The Fair Goods Collaborative The Fair Goods Collaborative is a group of like-minded, women-led small businesses based in Asheville who work to promote ethical marketplaces for artisans and farmers in developing countries. The Good […]

City of Asheville seeks input on community development needs

Press release from the City of Asheville:  The City of Asheville is working on its Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Consolidated Plan. The Consolidated Plan and Analysis of Impediments is designed to help states and local jurisdictions to assess their affordable housing and community development needs. Every five years, the Community Development staff […]

UnitedHealthcare supports MANNA Express program with $75,000 grant

Press release: On Friday, Nov. 8, volunteers from UnitedHealthcare and MANNA FoodBank loaded nutritious, perishable foods on MANNA Express refrigerated trucks for delivery and distribution to food-insecure individuals. A recent $75,000 UnitedHealthcare grant partnership to MANNA supported the purchase of two new MANNA Express trucks and distribution events including this one. “We know that significant […]

Haywood Community College to hold open house, Dec. 3

Press release from Haywood Community College:  Haywood Community College will hold an open house at the Regional Business Advancement Center Tuesday December 3, 6-8 p.m. This informal networking event will highlight the resources available at the center including the Project AMI Makerspace, an open lab fitted with machining and welding equipment and 3D printers. The […]

Haywood Streetscape Improvement project moves forward with construction contract, anticipated to begin in January

Press release from the City of Asheville: The Haywood Streetscape Improvement project is another step closer to construction, following City Council’s Nov. 12 authorization to execute a contract with Tennoca Construction Company as well as a memorandum of understanding with the Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) of Buncombe County for cost sharing. This project includes sidewalk […]

OurVOICE’s 18th Annual Survivors Art Show, Nov. 22

Press release from OurVOICE: Who: Our VOICE presents the 18th annual Survivors Art Show What: An exhibition of visual and performance art by survivors in our community When: Opening reception and opening-night performances will be held Friday, November 22 at the Asheville Masonic Temple An open-to-the-public artist demonstration with our Featured Guest Artist will be held Saturday, November […]

Hola Community Arts establishes Hola Cultural Center

Press release from Hola Community Arts: Hola Community Arts is proud to announce our most impactful community-wide project to date, with the establishment of the Hola Cultural Center. The Center provides an inspiring, innovative place where people from all walks of life connect through the shared experience of arts and culture. The Hola Cultural Center […]

Asheville City Schools receives 28 applicants for superintendent position; plans second round of interviews

Email communication from Asheville City Schools to students’ families: Good Afternoon Cougar Family, On behalf of the Asheville City Board of Education, we would like to update you on our district’s Superintendent Search. As you may know, the search began mid-summer, and we completed the community engagement phase comprised of three surveys and 11 community […]

Henderson Co. MLK Unity Breakfast planned for Jan. 20

Press release from the Community Foundation of Henderson County: The Martin Luther King, Jr. Unity Breakfast Committee is pleased to announce the 2020 celebration to be held on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020 at Blue Ridge Community College’s Technology Education & Development Center in the Blue Ridge Conference Hall. Doors to the ticketed event open at 8 […]

OurVOICE to hold18th annual Survivors Art Show Nov. 23

Press release from Our VOICE: Who: Our VOICE presents the 18th annual Survivors Art Show What: An exhibition of visual and performance art by survivors in our community When: Opening reception and opening-night performances will be held Friday, Nov. 22 at the Asheville Masonic Temple An open-to-the-public artist demonstration with our Featured Guest Artist will be held Saturday, […]

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