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Biltmore Volleyball Academy launches its 20th anniversary season with upcoming tryouts

From a Press Release: Biltmore Volleyball Academy launches its 20th anniversary season with upcoming tryouts (Asheville, NC) Biltmore Volleyball Academy launches its 20th season as an elite club with its upcoming tryouts.  Biltmore Volleyball Academy (BVA) is a nonprofit organization, and was founded in 1995 to promote and enhance volleyball in Western North Carolina by […]

Experience Mountain Heritage at the 18th annual Stecoah Harvest Festival

From a Press Release: Experience Mountain Heritage at the 18th annual Stecoah Harvest Festival Mountain traditions come alive at the 18th annual Harvest Festival in beautiful Stecoah Valley. The festival takes place October 17– 19, 2014 at the Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center on the grounds of the historic Stecoah Union School. The former community […]

Outdoor Industry Association works with RiverLink

From a Press Release: Outdoor Industry Association works with RiverLink On Tuesday, October 7, local environmental non-profit RiverLink teamed with CEOs and other executives from the Outdoor Industry Association to clean the French Broad River and install some permanent infrastructure for the community. The workday was sponsored by Timberland with refreshments provided by New Belgium […]

Announcing the annual Asheville Cinema Festival 2014

From a Press Release: Announcing the Annual Asheville Cinema Festival 2014 The Asheville Cinema Festival (ACF) is thrilled to present films November 6-9, that are currently receiving awards at some of the top film festivals around the country at the 4th (fourth) annual film festival.  The Asheville Cinema Festival (ACF) 2011 screened ‘The Artist’, ACF […]

WCU study predicts increase in October tourism for WNC

From a Press Release: WCU study predicts increase in October tourism for WNC CULLOWHEE – Although tourists flock to the Western North Carolina mountains in the fall for the annual burst of orange, yellow and red foliage, this time of year there’s another color on the minds of students studying hospitality and tourism at Western […]

‘Aim Higher Now’ questions absence of GOP candidates from local forums

PRESS RELEASE ASHEVILLE – Western North Carolina Republican state lawmakers are struggling to defend their record, so now some of them are dodging debates. A week after Rep. Michele Presnell skipped a Madison County League of Women Voters forum she previously committed to attend, Rep. Tim Moffitt dodged two debates in one day. Last week Rep. Presnell […]

Mumpower and Nesbitt challenge Asheville display of rainbow banner

PRESS RELEASE Former Buncombe GOP Chairman Chad Nesbitt and former Asheville City Councilman Carl Mumpower are challenging a decision by the Mayor and City Council of Asheville. Yesterday, the elected body of 7 instructed the City Manager to install a large rainbow banner from City Hall. The Mayor noted their motivations, “The council decided we […]

Turner releases second campaign ad, ‘Protect’

Press release from the campaign of Brian Turner: Asheville ­ House District 116 candidate Brian Turner released his second campaign ad today, “Protect,” which criticizes his opponent Rep. Tim Moffitt’s anti­environmental voting record in the legislature. In the ad, Turner call out Moffitt for his votes to fast­track fracking and to prevent Duke Energy from […]

Public records training on NC nonprofits set for Oct. 24

Press release from Carolina Public Press: Carolina Public Press, Western North Carolina’s only nonprofit online news service devoted to unbiased, in-depth and investigative reporting and educational opportunities to journalists, students and others, announces its third year of trainings about understanding state and federal public records laws. NONPROFIT DISCLOSURES, a new training program from Carolina Public […]

Turn of the Screw presented by the Front Porch Theatre at the Black Mountain Center for the Arts

From a press release: Spooky Classic Turn of the Screw presented by the Front Porch Theatre at the Black Mountain Center for the Arts Just in time for Halloween comes a spooky, spine-chilling classic from the Front Porch Theatre at the Black Mountain Center for the Arts. The Turn of the Screw, adapted from the […]

WCU social work program receives $1.1 million federal grant

From a Press Release: WCU social work program receives $1.1 million federal grant CULLOWHEE – Western Carolina University’s social work program is the recipient of a federal grant of more than $1.1 million to expand the number of social workers qualified to practice in the areas of substance abuse prevention and behavioral health in Cherokee […]

Moog Music Announces WerkstattWorkshop

From a press release: Moog Music Announces WerkstattWorkshop Moogfest 2014 catapulted myriad ideas into the worlds of music, science and technology. As of yesterday, some of those innovations are now available online to educators, synthesists, hackers and the technologically curious. WerkstattWorkshop.com, Moog Music’s newly announced online music and tech learning portal, is based around the […]

Open air art exhibit with French Broad River theme to benefit RiverLink, Oct. 23

From a press release: Fourteen of Asheville’s  most accomplished  artists will capture the rapidly changing river with a  plein air art exhibit to benefit RiverLink’s riverfront revitalization efforts. Artists interpret the French Broad River through drawing and painting, much of it from direct observation. All of this artistic reflection will culminate in an initial private […]

WNC AgOptions Farm Grants available for 2015 for Western NC counties

From a Press Release: WNC AgOptions Farm Grants available for 2015 for Western NC counties Media Contact:  Craig Mauney, Extension Area Agent, Commercial Vegetables Phone:  828-697-4891 Email: craig_mauney@ncsu.edu Event Date:  Intent to Apply Form Due 10/24/14; Application Deadline 11/21/14 Counties Eligible: Henderson, Haywood, Buncombe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Clay, Cherokee, Cleveland, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, […]

Bleiweis elected chair of Airports Council International – North America’s US Policy Board

From a Press Release: Bleiweis elected chair of Airports Council International – North America’s US Policy Board Lew Bleiweis, A.A.E., Executive Director of Asheville Regional Airport (AVL), has been elected chair of the Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) U.S. Policy Board. By position, the U.S. Policy board chair also serves as one of […]

Announcing the 2014-15 Grassroots Subgrant Award Recipients

From a Press Release: Announcing the 2014-15 Grassroots Subgrant Award Recipients A Program Supported by the Asheville Area Arts Council In Partnership With The North Carolina Arts Council The Asheville Area Arts Council is pleased to announce the Grassroots Subgrant Award Recipients for 2014-15. Since 1977, the North Carolina Arts Council’s Grassroots Arts Program has […]

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