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WLOS to host day-long food drive

PRESS RELEASE from Children First/Communities in Schools of Buncombe County   WLOS will sponsor an all-day food drive for the second year in a row 4:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday, June 6, at Carolina Furniture Concepts, 2617 Hendersonville Road (past Airport Road). All nonperishable food items and personal care products collected during this drive will benefit the Children First/Communities in Schools […]

NC legislature approves fracking bill allowing state to issue permits

Here’s an excerpt from the Carolina Public Press article: North Carolina’s legislature, in a fast flurry Thursday, approved the state’s issuing permits for fracking for natural gas. Turning down a string of Democratic amendments, the North Carolina House gave the bill final approval on a 64-50 vote. Hours later the Senate agreed to the House […]

Meadows: No funding to attempt to cap greenhouse gas emissions

Here’s the press release from Congressman Mark Meadows, who represents the 11th district of Western North Carolina: Washington, D.C.— Congressman Mark Meadows’ (R-NC) proposed amendment to H.R. 4660 passed the House Thursday evening by a vote of 226-179. The amendment would prohibit funds from being use to negotiate, or enter into, a trade deal that […]

Sandburg Home volunteers receive award from National Park Service

Press Release National Park Service The Southeast Region of the National Park Service awarded two volunteer programs at Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site with the 2013 George and Helen Hartzog Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service.  This annual award recognizes contributions from volunteers to national parks who give of their skills, talents and time beyond […]

Echoview Fiber Mill announces collaboration with Appalatch Outdoor Apparel Company

From a press release: Echoview Fiber Mill announces collaboration with Appalatch Outdoor Apparel Company Echoview Fiber Mill is pleased to announce a new working partnership and collaboration with sustainable clothiers, Appalatch Outdoor Apparel Company. Appalatch owners Grace Gouin and Mariano deGuzman moved their operations from the River Arts District in Asheville to Echoview Fiber Mill […]

JB Media Group holds Internet marketing summer session, June 17-July 24

From a press release: JB Media Group holds Internet marketing summer session, June 17-July 24 The JB Media Institute, the popular six-week Internet marketing class taught by JB Media Group owner Justin Belleme, head trainer Sarah Benoit, and the lead strategists at JB Media Group, will resume this summer from June 17th – July 24th, on […]

‘Yoga Rocks the Park’ events start in Asheville June 1

Since its launch in 2009, Yoga Rocks the Park (YRP), Nationally presented by activewear company, Liquido, who recently opened their North American Headquarters in Asheville, and locally presented by Wick and Greene Jewelers, has grown steadily from one small grassroots gathering with just 30 people in Denver, Colorado to one of the fastest growing, family-friendly, […]

Monty Python’s Spamalot at Asheville Community Theatre, June 6-29

From a press release: Monty Python’s Spamalot  at Asheville Community Theatre, June 6-29 Lovingly ripped off from the classic film comedy Monty Python and the Holy Grail, the award-winning Broadway musical Spamalot will open next on the Asheville Community Theatre Mainstage. With  book and lyrics by Monty Python member Eric Idle and an entirely new […]

North Carolina’s April County and Area Employment Figures Released May 28, 2014

RALEIGH — Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) decreased in 99 of North Carolina’s counties in April and increased in one. All 14 of the state’s metro areas experienced rate decreases. Scotland County had the highest unemployment rate at 11.6 percent while Orange County had the lowest at 4.0 percent. Among the Metro areas, Rocky Mount […]

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