News Bulletins

APD announcement of Tourists’ players arrest

Full announcement from the Asheville Police Department: Asheville – Following an extensive investigation by Asheville Police Department detectives, warrants have been obtained for two Asheville Tourists baseball players. After consultation with the Buncombe County District Attorney’s Office each suspect was charged with two counts of 1st Degree Rape and two counts of 1st Degree Sex […]

Asheville green industry gets a boost

Here’s the press release from Green Festival, Inc: Messe Stuttgart joins forces with Asheville-based Green Festival Europe’s leading organizer of trade shows for the Sustainable Economy comes to Western North Carolina August 2, 2013 – European sustainable event leader Messe Stuttgart announces a partnership with Asheville-based Green Festival, Inc. The partnership is expected to strengthen […]

UNC Asheville “Food Cluster” wins national award

From UNC Asheville’s PR team: The faculty team behind “Food for Thought,” UNC Asheville’s interdisciplinary course cluster exploring issues related to food production and consumption, has been named the winner of the 2013 William E. Bennett Award for Extraordinary Contributions to Citizen Science from the National Center for Science and Civic Engagement. One of 17 […]

UNCA’s Great Smokies Writing Program announces fall 2013 workshops

Press release From UNC Asheville News Services: Local writers will have the opportunity to hone their skills with UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing Program (GWSP) workshops in poetry and prose. Classes will be held in Asheville, Black Mountain, Hendersonville and Burnsville. Class size is limited, so early registration is suggested. 10-week courses for writers of […]

New volunteer patrol to start at Bent Creek Experimental Forest

Press release From National Forests in North Carolina: ASHEVILLE, N.C., Aug. 1, 2013 — Visitors to Bent Creek Experimental Forest in the Pisgah National Forest will soon see some new faces. In the coming weeks, members of the Bent Creek Volunteer Patrol will begin providing safety tips, conservation education and other information to visitors of […]

Rally for redistricting reform in Asheville Aug. 1

Here’s the press release from the NC Coalition for Lobbying and Government Reform: At noon on Thursday, August 1st, at the Reuter Terrace in Pack Plaza- midway between the Vance Monument and the city and county buildings, the North Carolina Coalition for Lobbying and Government Reform and citizen activists from Buncombe and Henderson Counties will recognize […]

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