From the Hickory Daily Record Story by Elizabeth Bell HICKORY – The Record hit the streets to ask young Hickory natives if they would consider coming back to the area after college. Many were eager to respond. When trying to attract a young population to Hickory, it seems there is work still to be done.
Here’s the press release from Arts For Life: Asheville, NC – In 2012, Asheville’s own Buster Brown rode across the country on his bicycle to raise funds and awareness for four local nonprofits. This year, he decided he would like a little company, and dreamed up the Bike For Life 2013 ride across North Carolina. […]
Here’s an excerpt from the Asheville Citizen-Times article: The leader of the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners said Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College President Hank Dunn has been an effective leader and would be missed if he leaves. Dunn has been named as one of five finalists for president at Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood Springs, […]
From Council member Cecil Bothwell’s campaign: Asheville, NC— Councilmember Cecil Bothwell spoke out on Labor Day on his continued support for working families, low-wage employees, and the rights of immigrant workers. The Labor Day holiday was first established to celebrate the achievements of American workers; however, Bothwell says, legislators in Raleigh and across the country […]
Press release From UNC Asheville Athletics: ASHEVILLE, N.C. – The UNC Asheville men’s soccer team picked up its first home win of the season with a 3-1 victory over Brevard College at Greenwood Field on Sunday afternoon. Junior defender Paul Egle put the Blue & White up 1-0 in the 51st minute, converting a penalty […]
From the National Park Service: BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY EVENING HIKE Bringing Mountains-to-Sea Join Parkway rangers on Thursday, September 5th at 7:00pm for an easy evening stroll starting from the third oldest river in the world. Learn about the geology and history, as well as the effects it has had on the area, chewing mountains to […]
Diana Wortham Theatre, in partnership with Steinway Artist Michael Jefry Stevens, offers a new concery series: Jazz in The Forum. The inaugural concert, held Saturday, Sept. 14 at 7:30 p.m., features Stevens who will perform selections from the songbooks of Thelonious Monk and Bill Evans. Other concerts include: • Friday, Nov. 22: “Now and Then: A […]
According to The Mountaineer, the only movie theater in Haywood County closed its doors Friday.
From Black Mountain News: The dozen branch offices of Mountain 1st Bank around Western North Carolina should sport a name early next year after its federal bailout is repaid. First Citizens Bank & Trust, headquartered in Raleigh and the troubled Mountain 1st chain based in Hendersonville have signed a merger agreement.
From Hickory Daily Record: Hickory Church of Christ is the national winner of cash and prizes in a contest run by Kraft Cheese and recycling pioneer TerraCycle.
Press release from Where to Retire: From the retirement relocation experts at Where to Retire magazine comes the definitive guide to the country’s top cities for retirement. The road to retirement may take many turns before you find the right place to call home, but with this fifth edition of “America’s 100 Best Places to […]