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Asheville Metro Zero Energy District kicks off its first community meeting Thursday May 30

Press release courtesy of Asheville Council member Cecil Bothwell What: Asheville Metro Area Zero Energy District (AMAZED) Community Kickoff When: Thursday, May 30, 4-6 p.m. Where: Dr. Wesley Grant Sr. Southside Center, 288 Livingston St., Asheville Why: To reduce Asheville’s carbon emissions and help residents and businesses save money on energy bills. Contact: Kelly Martin […]

NC News Service: Senate budget offers more funding for conservation

From the NC News Service NC Conservation Groups Hope for Small Victory in State Budget Senate Budget Offers More Funding for Conservation Stephanie Carroll Carson ASHEVILLE, N.C. – This Memorial Day weekend thousands of people around North Carolina have been out enjoying its natural beauty, but it’s a constant struggle for conservation groups to protect […]

North Carolina residents injected with possibly contaminated vaccines

Government health officials are investigating cases involving patients who suffered complications after being injected with potentially contaminated medications made by a Tennessee specialty pharmacy.The Food and Drug Administration said Friday the problems involve seven patients — two from North Carolina and five from Illinois – who received steroid injections from Main Street Family Pharmacy, a compounding […]

Newcomers and natives: ‘Facing South’ column explores changes in Southern demographics

Newcomers change face of Southern politics It’s no secret that the South is both growing and its demographics changing — two trends that make this an exciting and volatile moment for the region’s politics. As many Southerners can tell you, one of the biggest changes is the influx of newcomers to the region, both from […]

N.C. Democrats host 10th Congressional District convention

District 10 Democrats looking toward 2014 campaigns Convention delegates elect leaders, hear from NCDP Chair Randy Voller Press release from the N.C. Democratic Party SHELBY, N. C. (May 18, 2013)—A call to action toward victory in 2014 general elections brought an enthusiastic response from delegates to the 10th Congressional District Democratic Convention here today. That […]

Friends of Mission Charity Classic raises $50,000 for Mission Health’s Women’s Health Services

Press Release From Mission Foundation: ASHEVILLE. N.C. (May 22, 2013) – Mission Foundation today announced that the inaugural Friends of Mission Charity Classic professional golf tournament raised $50,000 to benefit Mission Health’s Women’s Health Services. “Congratulations to Guilia Molinaro on her commanding win in the first-ever Friends of Mission Charity Classic, and we extend an […]

STF Precision to invest $4.5 million into Arden facility, hire 25 new workers

Here’s the press release from the Economic Development Coalition for Asheville – Buncombe County: Asheville, N.C., May 23, 2013 – In conjunction with the Economic Development Coalition for Asheville-Buncombe County (EDC), STF Precision, a leading manufacturer in diamond-tipped cutting tools, today announced the expansion of its manufacturing facility in Arden, N.C. with a $4.5 million […]

Community Foundation of Henderson County seeks nominations for philanthropy award

Press release From the Community Foundation of Henderson County: Hendersonville, N.C., May 22, 2013: Nominations are being accepted for the Richard C. and Vina L. Sauer Charitable Leadership Award, presented each year by the Community Foundation of Henderson County to honor a local philanthropist who makes a difference in our community. The Sauer Award is […]

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