From press release: Buncombe County Commission Chair David Gantt and A-B Tech President Dennis King will speak at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, at the dedication of the new A-B Tech Emergency Services Building at 20 Canoe Lane in Woodfin. A-B Tech Emergency Services Dean Skye Myrick will conduct tours of the building.
From a Press Release: NC Independent Colleges and Universities names vice president, general counsel RALEIGH, N.C. – Thomas R. “Tom” West, a partner in the Raleigh office of law firm Poyner Spruill LLP, has been named vice president for government relations and general counsel at North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU), the statewide office […]
From a press release: Maria Muldaur in “Way Past Midnight” at The Grey Eagle, Nov. 4 WHO: Maria Muldaur, Grammy nominated singer, best known for chart topper “Midnight at the Oasis” in 1974, is a winner of several prestigious Blues Foundation awards. Maria’s voice and music embraces several genres of American Roots Music: Blues, Gospel, […]
Echoview Fiber Mill announces: Estate Ale, a 100% Echoview Farm-grown beer brewed by Fonta Flora in collaboration with Riverbend Malt House is the first Appalachian-grown craft beer certified by the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project, to be released on November 8th. The local beer movement in Asheville, “Beer City USA,” North Carolina just got more […]
From a press release: Warren Haynes Christmas Jam announces lineup for 26th annual event Warren Haynes will once again bring his beloved 26th Annual Christmas Jam to Asheville, NC’s US Cellular Center on December 13, 2014. One of the most celebrated and longest-running live concerts in the U.S., the Christmas Jam will benefit the Asheville […]
From a press release: Comedian & stunt-man Steve-O performs at The Millroom, Oct. 26 Stand-up comedian and renowned stunt-man, Steve-O, will perform live at The Millroom at Asheville Brewing Company on Sunday, October 26, 2014. Advance tickets are available for purchase at ashevillemillroom.com for $15. If available, tickets will be sold at the door for […]
From a press release: Different Strokes! Performing Arts Collective stages “Dead Man’s Cell Phone,” Oct. 9-12 Steph Hickling Beckman, managing artistic director of Different Strokes! Performing Arts Collective, is guest directing Sarah Ruhl’s Dead Man’s Cell Phone for TheatreUNCA this Thursday through Sunday (Oct. 9-12). Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings and […]
PRESS RELEASE from Wicked Weed Brewing Co. ASHEVILLE, NC – October 6th 2014 – Wicked Weed Brewing Funkatorium Opens Doors to the Public on Friday, October 10th at 4 p.m. In just four days, Wicked Weed Brewing will open the doors to their second location, the Funkatorium. Despite its close proximity of just 3 blocks from […]
From a press release: Jimmy Landry’s 6th annual birthday bash, Oct. 19 Veteran singer-songwiter Jimmy Landry has good reason to celebrate. In 2008 he received a life-altering diagnosis of congestive heart failure and faced an uncertain future. Yet out of this frightening event came a celebration of life: a birthday oyster roast. In 2009 the […]
Event announcement: Hominy Valley Elementary students and parents will walk to school on Wednesday, October 8 in the school’s fourth “Safe Routes to School” event.
PRESS RELEASE from Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Program ASHEVILLE, NC (October 1, 2014)—Local apples are at the core of our region’s agricultural economy. So what a better way to celebrate fall in the Southern Appalachians than with local apples? Area farmers grow them all – Arkansas Black, Cameo, Fuji, Mutsu, Pink Lady, and the list goes […]
From the Charlotte Observer: By Michael Gordon A Supreme Court decision Monday could legalize same-sex marriages in North Carolina by the end of the week, said the ACLU attorney fighting the state’s ban. In a surprise decision, the nation’s highest court declined to review federal appeals court rulings in Virginia four other states. All of […]
From the Asheville Citizen-Times: By Romando Dixson Two sex offenders — James Howard Singleton of Leicester and David Eugene Fulbright of Black Mountain — are scheduled to appear in court this month for failure to report their new addresses to authorities, according to warrants at the Buncombe County Magistrate’s Office. Read the full story here.
Kenan Hopkins reported on Facebook a stabbing Friday night: Hey all – I’m the Founder/President of Valet Gourmet and it was one of our drivers that got stabbed on Elizabeth St last night. He is doing very well, and while the ambulance took him to the hospital, he was released shortly after. He was stabbed […]
This year’s Great American Beer Festival awarded gold medals to three WNC breweries: Black Mountain’s Pisgah Brewing in the chocolate beer category, Asheville’s Wicked Weed Brewing Funkatorium in specialty honey beer, and Morganton’s Fonta Flora in the classic Irish-style dry stout category, according to the U.S. Brewers Association website. Pisgah won with its Chocolatized; Wicked […]
From the Hendersonville Times-News: By Beth Beasley De Bona A Henderson County church is apologizing for actions motivated by racism that caused its congregation to split in two in 1867. Mud Creek Baptist Church will host a special service on Oct. 12 that will seek reconciliation with Mud Creek Missionary Baptist Church for wrongs […]
The National Weather Service says frost is likely Sunday morning in the Asheville area following an overnight low of 34 degrees. A cold front brought cold and breezy weather Saturday, with the high expected to reach 55. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph Saturday night. The frost Sunday morning should be patchy, the […]
Press release from the city of Asheville: The City of Asheville will hold an informational meeting on Monday, October 6 on proposed Municipal Service Districts (also known as Innovation Districts) in the Charlotte Street Corridor, the River Arts District, and the South Slope. The meeting will take place from 5-6 p.m. in the Public Works […]
Nancy Waldrop’s campaign for the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners announced the endorsements of David Gantt, a Democrat who chairs the board, and Rob Rhinehart, a Republican who chairs the Buncombe County School Board. Waldrop is an unaffiliated candidate running to represent District 3 on the Board of Commissioners, which includes Enka-Candler, Sandy Mush and […]
From a press release: River Arts District studio stroll, Nov. 8 & 9 Local Artists Celebrate the Fall, Upcoming Holiday Season in Two-Day Studio Stroll Art Walk WHAT: The Artists of Asheville’s River Arts District open their doors for a full weekend in the Fall Studio Stroll and Art Walk, welcoming the public to see […]
From a press release: Author Tommy Hays and banned book advocate Pam Scales at Malaprop’s, Oct. 12 Novelist Tommy Hays, director of UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing Program, will team with first amendment advocate Pam Scales for a discussion of Hays’ middle-grades novel and issues facing children’s authors and young readers at 3 p.m. on […]