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20-mile hike to raise awareness for men’s mental health

Press release from Beam Counseling and Coaching: The BRO 2-0 What: A 20-mile hike to raise awareness for men’s mental health Where: Shining Rock Wilderness When: Nov 7 – Nov 8 Who: Dr. Brent Beam of Beam Counseling and Coaching Ticket Info: Go to http://beamcounseling.com/bro2-0/ for sign up information. All funds raised will go to […]

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Mother-Daughter financial workshops given by OnTrack Financial

Press release from OnTrack Financial Education & Counseling: Asheville – Mothers, do you want your daughters to become confident about money skills while developing your own? Ready to work on this together as a team?  Mothers and daughters (ages 11-15) can attend this free, 5-session Mother-Daughter Money Buddies Series together to set personal goals, learn […]

Matt Kern announces 2016 bid for Buncombe Board of Commissioners, district two

From Matt Kern: I am Matt Kern, and I am running for the Buncombe County Commission in the Second District because I believe Buncombe County is at a crossroads with many issues. Now is the time for The Commission to provide the leadership we all need. Among the many issues we face, are education and […]

Events at UNC Asheville for Native American History Month

Press release: A lecture on early Native American history in Western North Carolina and a student panel, “My Culture, Not Your Mascot,” will highlight Native American History Month at UNC Asheville, which is celebrated throughout November. Special events during Native American History Month include: · Lunch-N-Learn: Early Native American History in Western North Carolina – […]

Asheville Affiliates to host oyster roast benefit for Arts For Life

PRESS RELEASE from Arts for Life: ASHEVILLE, NC (October 30, 2015)—On November 5 from 6-9 pm, Brian Boggs Chairmakers (at 239 Amboy Road) will transform from a mountain furniture studio into a Lowcountry locale when they host “SHUCK,” an oyster roast benefit for Arts For Life presented by Asheville Affiliates. All proceeds from the event […]

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Sprinkler suppresses possible fire conditions at Evergreen Community Charter

Yesterday, according to a press release from the Asheville Fire Department, they responded to a sprinkler head activation at Evergreen Community Charter School just after 8:00 p.m. An exhaust fan for an indoor kiln failed causing heat build up and the sprinkler to activate. The sprinkler system was successful in cooling the kiln and preventing a fire. […]

Dare to Fly Trapeze

View fall colors from the trapeze

Press release from Dare to Fly Trapeze: Where: 456 Broadway, Asheville, NC 28801 When: Oct 27th- Dec 20th, 2015 Cost: $10-$40 www.daretoflytrapeze.com Flying on the trapeze isn’t just for those performing in a circus anymore. Women like Christine Aiken and Dari Layne are bringing flying trapeze to the public in Western North Carolina. Now that […]

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WCU to host #YouthEngageNC Summit at Biltmore Park

Press release from Western Carolina University: CULLOWHEE – Western Carolina University’s instructional site at Biltmore Park will be one of three locations to simultaneously host the #YouthEngageNC Summit. The summit, which is being presented by North Carolina State University’s Institute for Emerging Issues, is Friday, Nov. 6, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will […]

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Eblen Heating Assistance Program opens for applications, Nov. 2

From Eblen Charities Press release The Eblen Heating Assistance Program of the Eblen Energy Project will make the first strike against the early cold weather to help families in need of heating assistance this Monday, November 2nd. Eblen Charities will once again partner with the Buncombe County Department of Health and Human Services to begin […]

Highland Lake Inn & Resort to host AutumnFest indoor festival and farmers market, Nov. 5

PRESS RELEASE from Highland Lake Inn & Resort: (October 29, 2015 – Flat Rock, NC) –  Highland Lake Inn & Resort today announced that it will host AutumnFest 2015 on Thursday, November 5 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Grand Ole Hall located on the grounds of Highland Lake Inn & Resort at 86 […]

Gardening and antiques series returns to MetroWines, Nov. 5

  PRESS RELEASE from MetroWines: After a summer break, “Talking Dirty” returns and we are talking dirtier than ever! Rose’s Garden Shop partners with the MetroWines Asheville School of Wine every Wednesday starting November 5th from 5 to 6pm for the best on the way home hour in town. Join us for a complimentary glass of wine […]

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Warren Wilson College to host former professor and Pulitzer prize-winning author Richard Russo for lecture, Nov. 14

From Warren Wilson College Press release Warren Wilson College is set to welcome back Richard Russo, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and one-time professor in the College’s famed MFA Program for Writers, as the 2015 Harwood-Cole Memorial Lecturer Saturday, Nov. 14, at 4 p.m. in Canon Lounge. The event is free and open to the public. […]

EPA extents comment period for proposed CTS of Asheville, Inc., Superfund Site through November

From Environmental Protection Agency Press release On September 30, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a Proposed Plan for Interim Remedial Action at the CTS of Asheville, Inc. Superfund Site. EPA solicited comments from the public on the Proposed Plan during a 30-day comment period that initially ran from October 1 to October 30. […]

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Masonic Temple to host Asheville’s first Big Fake Wedding alternative bridal event, Nov. 5

From The Big Fake Wedding organizers Press release The Big Fake Wedding is coming to Asheville for the very first time this fall. The inaugural event will be held at the newly renovated Asheville Masonic Temple & Event Venue on Thursday, November 5th. Doors will open at 6:30pm and the ceremony will begin at 7:00pm. […]

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