Press release from American Red Cross: ASHEVILLE, N.C. (July 26, 2016) — While thousands of people from across the country responded to the emergency request for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red Cross in early July, a critical blood shortage remains. The Red Cross urges eligible donors to give now to help ensure […]
Asheville Savings Bank (ASB) will host U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows for “Take Your Lawmaker to Work” day, an extension of the American Bankers Association and North Carolina Bankers Association’s initiative to engage lawmakers and give them firsthand insight into community banking.
Andy Millard, the Democratic nominee for North Carolina’s 10th Congressional District, is hosting a Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, August 11th at 7:30 p.m. at the Mill Spring Agricultural Center.
PRESS RELEASE: The forests of the Southern US are an oft overlooked national treasure. In addition to providing opportunities for hunting, fishing, recreation and spiritual renewal, the region’s forests provide clean drinking water to millions of Americans, are the nation’s largest storehouse for carbon, and provide refuge for hundreds of species of plants and animals […]
PRESS RELEASE: “Barns tell stories and they speak to me,” says Bruce MacDonald, a resident of Lexington, Virginia. They speak of history, of time past, of labor. They speak of directed purpose and association — with the cattle, chickens, horses, the hay, the tractors, rakes and pitchforks sheltered in them — going back to America’s […]
PRESS RELEASE: New Belgium Brewing, the Asheville Design Center and the City of Asheville are teaming up this summer to create a new kind of bus shelter for Asheville. For the next two weeks, the public can vote on the materials used to build this new shelter, located at the intersection of Craven Street and […]
PRESS RELEASE FROM EVENT ORGANIZERS: Brewgrass Festival is proud to announce its 20th anniversary event will feature The Travelin’ McCourys with special guest Peter Rowan and additional performances the Jon Stickley Trio and Bobby Miller and the Virginia Daredevils. The festival will return to Memorial Stadium in downtown Asheville, NC on Saturday, September 17th, 2016, […]
PRESS RELEASE: When temperatures rise, it’s time to take action to protect against heat-related illnesses, which can be very serious and even fatal, especially for the elderly, young children and those who have chronic diseases. Heat-related illnesses happen when your body cannot cool itself quickly enough. Some heat illnesses are mild – like heat rash, […]
PRESS RELEASE: UAW Local members from across the country are serving as delegates at the Democratic National Convention July 25 through 28. Dozens of delegates have been selected to represent a diverse group of UAW members from a variety of states, including Connecticut, Arizona, Oklahoma, Michigan, New York, North Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, Texas, Missouri, Wisconsin, […]
PRESS RELEASE: On Wednesday, August 17, the Asheville TimeBank is celebrating its first birthday, and all are invited! The party will be a potluck supper at the picnic shelter in West Asheville Park, at the end of Vermont Street, at 5:30 PM. People who are just curious are invited to come, as well as those […]
PRESS RELEASE: United Way of Henderson County is seeking hundreds of volunteers throughout the community for the first annual Day of Action sponsored by Pardee/UNC Health Care to mobilize the caring power of volunteers to make a meaningful impact in the community. Here in Henderson County, volunteers are needed to work on 46 service projects […]
The Asheville Police Department would like to request public assistance to locate Taquon Kalil Muckelvene, of Asheville. Muckelvene currently has nine open warrants in Buncombe County that were issued on July 5, 2016 in connection to a series of motor vehicle break-ins which occurred at multiple hotels during the month of June.
PRESS RELEASE: Governor Pat McCrory was joined by Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler, state legislators and agriculture leaders from throughout North Carolina today as he signed the Farm Act of 2016. “This is a great day for agriculture and our entire economy,” said Governor McCrory. “This Farm Act will support North Carolina agriculture and farmers in our state […]
PRESS RELEASE: While thousands of people from across the country responded to the emergency request for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red Cross in early July, a critical blood shortage remains. The Red Cross urges eligible donors to give now to help ensure blood is available throughout the rest of the summer […]
Press release: GEARU Opens Doors for Asheville Outdoors Enthusiasts July 25, 2016, Asheville, N.C. – GEARU is set to shake up Asheville’s outdoor recreation scene by bringing its revolutionary approach to gear access to Western North Carolina. Utilizing a gear membership program, GEARU will make the equipment necessary to enjoy the N.C. mountains much more […]
Press release: For Immediate Release July 26, 2016 Asheville in the Running for Esurance Home Field Advantage Award ASHEVILLE, N.C. – As the second half of the season gets underway, Minor League Baseball and Esurance today unveiled the first annual Esurance Home Field Advantage Award. One Minor League Baseball team in each of the 14 […]
Press release: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 26, 2016 ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Parsec Financial has been recognized as the #1 Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) in North Carolina in InvestmentNews’ Largest RIA rankings, which published June 2. This is the 3rd consecutive year that Parsec Financial has been the top RIA in North Carolina. The annual listing of leading RIA’s cited […]
PRESS RELEASE FROM THE HAEN GALLERY: The Haen Gallery, located in downtown Asheville, North Carolina, presents a spontaneous show to celebrate 10 years at Biltmore Avenue as well as the abundance of new work produced by Haen Gallery artists this summer. This 10th Anniversary Pop Up Show will have an opening reception on Saturday, July […]
PRESS RELEASE FROM EVENT ORGANIZERS: Get ready for a super Soul Saturday! The Secret B-Sides with Whitney Moore play the Isis Restaurant & Music Hall (743 Haywood Rd., Asheville, NC 28806) on Saturday, August 13th, 2016. Doors open at 8 p.m. Whitney Moore (and her fabulous new band) at 9 p.m. the Secret B-Sides at […]
PRESS RELEASE: The CooperRiis Healing Community has hired its first volunteer program coordinator – Kevin Riordan, a former resident who later became a volunteer. As a former volunteer who understands the needs and benefits of the program, Riordan will recruit and support volunteers who bring valuable skills to the program. Riordan’s goals include ongoing recruitment of volunteers to […]
Press release: Haywood County Public Library celebrates 125 years with month-long celebration: “Haywood Heritage: Honoring the Past, Heralding the Future” Established in 1891, the first library in Haywood County, N.C. operated out of the law office of W. B. Ferguson, with each library stockholder paying a $5 subscription fee to be able to check out […]