News Bulletins

Kids Voting program seeks volunteers

The Buncombe County Kids Voting program is seeking volunteers. If interested, get in touch with Director Kathi Ballard: Kathi Ballard | Director | Kids Voting Buncombe County 35 Woodfin St | Asheville, NC 28801 Phone: 828-775-5673 | Fax: 828-654-0704 Email: Here’s more information on the program via its website: Our Mission: Kids Voting Buncombe […]

Former Xpress, WNC Magazine ad man James Fisher moves to the Asheville Citizen-Times

Earlier today, July 26, former Mountain Xpress ad man James Fisher announced via Twitter and Facebook that he’s been hired by the Asheville Citizen-Times, a Gannett publication: I’m advertising manager at new [C-Times] weekly, Asheville Scene! Start next week, can’t wait! . Fisher, who most recently worked for WNC Magazine, is the second longtime Xpress […]

Evenings at PARI: The earth’s crust, gravity and aeromagnetics,  Friday, Aug. 10

The public is invited to a special presentation about the study of the Earth’s crust at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) Friday, August 10. The evening’s activities will include a tour of the PARI campus and celestial observations using PARI’s optical or radio telescopes. The event is part of PARI’s monthly Evening at PARI […]

City encourages folks to ride the bus during Bele Chere

From the press release from the City of Asheville: ASHEVILLE – During Bele Chere, downtown parking is limited. City residents and visitors are encouraged to consider riding the ART (Asheville Redefines Transit). Users can plan a trip at or by visiting on their desktop or mobile phone’s browser. The cost is $2 roundtrip. […]

Volunteers needed for Sept. 7 Clips of Faith event

Here’s the message via the Asheville on Bikes email newsletter: Handmade Films, Handmade Beers Asheville on Bikes, DownTown Association and New Belgium Present Are you interested in having fun, meeting new folks, having a few brews and watching some homemade films? Consider volunteering at Clips of Faith! Stats: Asheville DownTown Association, Asheville on Bikes and […]

Lenoir-Rhyne University Center for Graduate Studies of Asheville will celebrate grand opening

Here’s the press release from the Lenoir-Rhyne University Center for Graduate Studies of Asheville: Lenoir-Rhyne University Center for Graduate Studies of Asheville will celebrate its grand opening on Monday, August 13th at 5:00pm. At the ribbon cutting ceremony, Asheville Mayor Terry Bellamy will issue a proclamation naming August 13th Lenoir-Rhyne University Day followed by tours […]

Park Ridge Health receives designation as stroke capable hospital

From the press release from Park Ridge Health: Hendersonville, N.C. (July 25, 2012) – Park Ridge Health has been designated as a Stroke Capable Hospital in Henderson County by the North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services (EMS). This recognition means patients showing symptoms of acute stroke can be brought by EMS personnel to Park […]

National Physical Education Institute at UNCA to Focus on Obesity Prevention

From UNC Asheville’s News Service: Some 250 physical education teachers and administrators from across the country will gather at UNC Asheville for a five-day institute designed to help schools use limited resources to improve physical education and obesity prevention programs for grades K-12. The N.C. Center for Health & Wellness at UNC Asheville will host […]

Photography Exhibit by Jon Michael Riley to Open at UNCA’s Blowers Gallery

From UNC Asheville’s News Service: “Horizons – Past and Present,” an exhibition of photographs by Jon Michael Riley, will open Friday, Aug. 10, at Blowers Gallery in UNC Asheville’s Ramsey Library. A meet-the-artist reception will be held from 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, in the gallery. The exhibit and reception are both free and open […]

Whilden responds to recent AC-T story on Moffitt; calls him ‘bully’

Jane Whilden, the Democratic candidate for Statehouse who’s challenging Republican Tim Moffitt in District 116, sent out the following letter responding to recent prominent coverage of her opponent in the Asheville Citizen-Times. The daily paper published a lengthy cover story on Sunday, July, 22, profiling the controversial freshman legislator. This is the third campaign between […]

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