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C-T: Local solar company FLS Energy gets big investor boost

From the Asheville Citizen-Times “Asheville solar firm gets $30M investment,” by Dale Neal FLS Energy, the homegrown solar power company ranked as one of the nation’s fastest growing firms, looks to add jobs locally while spreading nationwide with a $30 million infusion by a group of private investors. FLS Energy will close this week on […]

WLOS: School bus overturns in Fletcher; one student hurt

WLOS reported Tuesday that a school bus overturned in Fletcher around 12:30 p.m. and one student reportedly suffered minor injuries. WLOS said the accident occurred at 156 Livingston Road. Details were limited. The bus had students from North Henderson High and Apple Valley Middle School. Read More at:

Girl Scout CEO Marcia Cole announces she will retire

For immediate release (Colfax, NC – January 27, 2014) – The Board of Directors of Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont (GSCP2P) announces that Chief Executive Officer Marcia Cole will retire in 2014. The council’s board of directors has begun establishing a search committee to identify CEO candidates. Leading the search process will be Board […]

Red Cross teams on alert for ice and snow-related disasters

For immediate release GREENVILLE, SC, January 27, 2014 – American Red Cross of the Western Carolinas has placed its Incident Management Team and Shelter Operations Teams on alert to respond in the event of power outages and other ice and snow related disasters across the Western Carolinas Region. Individuals are encouraged to BeRedCrossReady by taking […]

Buncombe County libraries offer tax assistance

Press release Buncombe County libraries offer tax assistance Tax Assistance at the Libraries 2014 Begins February 1, 2014 Various Libraries AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in cooperation with the IRS, N.C. Dept. of Revenue, Council on Aging and Buncombe County Public Libraries is offering free tax preparations for taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special attention […]

Lambert named general manager of Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River Casino & Hotel

Press release Lumpy Lambert has been named General Manager of Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River Casino & Hotel, according to Brooks Robinson, Senior Vice President & General Manager of Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort. Lumpy Lambert began his gaming career at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino in October,1997 as a Casino Operations Supervisor. He quickly rose through the ranks […]

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