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Carolina Land Mountain Conservancy gearing up for annual fundraiser

Press release from Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy: Come Experience the Magic of the Mountains at our 13th annual Conservation Celebration Saturday September 28th See you this weekend at our annual fall fundraiser! Here are some last minute details: Where: The Cabin Ridge – main event details online here directions online here **GPS not reliable When: […]

Delayed-harvest trout regulations to go into effect next week

Press release from The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission: The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will implement delayed-harvest regulations on 33 trout waters in 18 western North Carolina counties on Oct. 1. Before Oct. 1, hatchery-supported regulations apply to these waters. Under delayed-harvest regulations, no trout can be harvested or possessed from these waters between Oct. […]

Acoustic blues musician Roy Book Binder plays White Horse Black Mountain on Saturday, Sept. 28

Blues and ragtime guitarist Roy Book Binder was born in Queens, N.Y., but a tour of duty with the Navy took him through Europe. He bought his first guitar in Italy. By the mid-to-late ’60s he was recording and touring with the likes of Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup and Homesick James. Book Binder first album, […]

It’s not Batman: Protect yourself from rabies by isolating and containing bats in the home

Media release From Buncombe County Department of Health and Human Services: Although it is now fall season, bats need to stay “on our radar”. Buncombe County Health and Human Services reminds us that bats that are found indoors should be contained and tested for rabies because most human rabies cases in the U.S. have been […]

Carolina Public Press: Wastewater spills cited more than 50 times in WNC

Here’s an excerpt from the Carolina Public Press article: Wastewater managers across Western North Carolina were penalized more than 50 times for spills and overflows across the 18 westernmost counties in a 12-month period, a review of state documents shows. Based on data Carolina Public Press reviewed and verified from the N.C. Department of Environment […]

Buncombe County HHS offers flu vaccines to community starting next Monday

Media release From Buncombe County Health and Human Services: Flu Vaccines offered throughout our Community Buncombe County Health and Human Services is bringing flu vaccine within reach throughout our community. We are partnering with Maxim Healthcare, Buncombe County Schools and Asheville City Schools to offer Community Flu Vaccine Clinics to seven schools throughout the county […]

Asheville Housing Authority is awarded green accreditation

Here’s the press release from the Asheville Housing Authority: The Asheville Housing Authority was recently certified for accreditation by the Sustainable Performance Institute ( as a sustainable affordable housing provider. The Institute partnered with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to create a customized accreditation program for public housing authorities and other […]

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