News Bulletins

Goldie and the Screamers plus Virginia and the Slims play White Horse, Aug. 6

PRESS RELEASE FROM WHITE HORSE BLACK MOUNTAIN: On Saturday, August 6 at 8 p.m. the White Horse Black Mountain will hop to the danceable sounds of two great bands fronted by powerhouse female singers. Goldie and the Screamers are an Asheville Soul/Neo Soul outfit featuring CaroMia Tiller, while Virginia and the Slims’ vibe, with singer […]

“The Jazzy Vegetarian” Laura Theodore visits Mills River Farmers Market Aug. 6

Press release: LAURA THEODORE, THE JAZZY VEGETARIAN, TO VISIT FARMERS MARKET AUGUST 6 The Mills River Farmers’ Market is excited to welcome Laura Theodore, The Jazzy Vegetarian, to the market on Saturday, August 6. Theodore is a TASTE award-winning, recognized public television personality, recording artist, cookbook author and vegan chef. Theordore writes for Mother Earth […]

Blue Ridge Parkway holds two ranger-guided hikes Aug. 4 and 5

Press release: Blue Ridge Parkway After Hours Hike “A Walk Back in Time” (Asheville, N.C.) – Join Parkway rangers at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 4 for a short, easy hike that is right in Asheville’s backyard. Come learn about some of the Parkway’s history and explore an interesting section of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail. Meet […]

APD seeking public assistance locating hit-and-run suspect

Press release: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE City of Asheville Asheville Police Department Asheville Police Department Requests Public Assistance Locating Corey Ryan Miller Asheville, N.C. (July 26, 2016): Yesterday evening at approximately 8:30 p.m. the Asheville Police Department responded to the intersection of Tunnel Road and New Haw Creek Road in regards to a motor vehicle collision. […]

Flashmob criticizes forest destruction during American Pellet Fuels Institute Conference at Grove Park Inn

Press release: Surprise Flashmob Greets American Pellet Fuels Institute Conference Goers and Guests at Asheville’s Grove Park Inn  Parody of Talking Head’s song and coordinated dance playfully pokes fun at Enviva and Drax for their role in forest destruction in the South Asheville, N.C. – In the early evening of July 24, as attendees were […]

Hendersonville, local partners hold ribbon cutting celebration for Oklawaha greenway July 29

Press release: Mayor Volk and City Council cordially invite you to attend: The Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the New Extension (Phase Three) of the Oklawaha Greenway to Berkeley Mills Park Friday, July 29, 2016: 4:00 p.m. The City of Hendersonville and the Henderson County Chamber of Commerce announce the official grand opening […]

CFWNC’s Pigeon River Fund Awards $168,080 in water quality grants to projects in Buncombe, Haywood and Madison counties

Press release from The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina: In late May, the Pigeon River Fund of The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina awarded $168,080 to environmental groups working in Western North Carolina to improve surface water quality, enhance fish and wildlife management habitats, expand public use and access to waterways and increase awareness […]

Air quality forecast for Tuesday, July 26: Moderate (YELLOW)

Tuesday, July 26, 2016, is a code yellow air quality forecast day for the valleys and ridge tops of Asheville and Buncombe County. Unusually sensitive people should consider limiting prolonged outdoor activities. WNC Regional Air Quality Agency 125 South Lexington Avenue, Suite 101 Asheville, NC 28801 Phone:  828.250.6777 Air Quality Forecast for Tuesday, 07/26/2016

Asheville-area breweries and Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation team up to celebrate 100 years of the National Park Service with special beers

Press release from the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation: If you live next door to the most visited park unit in the country, how do you celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service? In Asheville, there is only one answer: with beer, of course. In honor of the National Park Service’s centennial year, the […]

Biltmore Estate’s annual summer concert series begins Thursday, July 28

PRESS RELEASE FROM BILTMORE ESTATE: Biltmore’s annual concert series begins this Thursday, July 28, with shows staged on the South Terrace of Biltmore House. All concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. Performers and dates are subject to change. The 2016 Biltmore Concert Series line-up: July 28 — Daughtry Aug. 12 — Casting Crowns with special guest […]

Mission Health receives personalized medicine grant

Press release from Mission Hospital: The Personalized Medicine Program at Mission Health has been awarded a Presidential Grant of $45,000 from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center (NC Biotech) to help support a pilot research study evaluating the feasibility of providing personalized medicine testing in the primary care setting. This kind of personalized medicine could enhance […]

Sitar player Reshma Shrisvastava performs at The Altamont Theatre, July 29

PRESS RELEASE FROM EVENT ORGANIZERS: WHEN:  Friday July 29, 2016 DOORS: 7pm  |  SHOW: 8pm GENRE:  classical Indian sitar AGES:  all ages TICKETS:  $15 adv. / $18 d.o.s. / $25 VIP (guaranteed seating in 1st three rows!) World reknowned performing artist Reshma Srivastava, M. A. was born into a family of professional musicians in Allahabad, India. […]

OnTrack announces August class schedule

Announcement from OnTrack Financial Education and Counseling: Manage Your Money Series – Our most popular seminar deals with the basics of budgeting, setting goals, planning spending to realize goals, saving strategies, and tracking spending. Monday, August 1, 8 & 15 from 5:30 to 8:00 pm Thursdays, August 4, 11 & 18 from 5:30 to 8:00 pm Saturdays, August […]

Air quality forecast for Monday, July 25: Moderate (YELLOW)

Monday, July 25, 2016, is a code yellow air quality forecast day for the valleys and ridge tops of Asheville and Buncombe County. Unusually sensitive people should consider limiting prolonged outdoor activities. WNC Regional Air Quality Agency 125 South Lexington Avenue, Suite 101 Asheville, NC 28801 Phone:  828.250.6777 Air Quality Forecast for Monday, 07/25/2016  

Dr. Alyson Miletich joins Pardee OB/GYN Associates

  PRESS RELEASE: Pardee Hospital announces that obstetrician and gynecologist Alyson Miletich, M.D., has joined Pardee OB/GYN Associates effective Monday, July 18. Dr. Miletich is a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist at Pardee OB/GYN Associates. She is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Dr. Miletich earned her medical degree from the Medical University […]

 Pardee Hospital sponsors Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy’s White Squirrel Hiking Challenge

PRESS RELEASE: Pardee Hospital announced today that it has agreed to sponsor Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy’s (CMLC) White Squirrel Hiking Challenge. The challenge encourages outdoor enthusiasts – and anyone interested in keeping Western North Carolina’s mountains beautiful – to explore and discover the lands CMLC has helped conserve, while staying healthy and active in the […]

Toe River Arts Council hosts Robin Martindale’s “My Other Self” exhibition Aug. 20 – Sept. 17

Press release: TOE RIVER ARTS COUNCIL OFFERS “MY OTHER SELF” The Toe River Arts Council’s Spruce Pine Gallery is pleased to host “My Other Self,” a one-woman exhibition by Robin Martindale from August 20 through September 17, 2016. A reception is planned for Friday, August 26 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Martindale’s work is […]

Benowitz’s “Magic of The East” photo exhibition comes to Spruce Pine Arts Resource Center Aug. 27 – Sept. 10

Press release: H. ALLEN BENOWITZ PHOTOGRAPHS THE MAGIC OF THE EAST — SRI LANKA, NEPAL, BHUTAN, SINGAPORE From August 27 through September 10, 2016, the Arts Resource Center in Spruce Pine will display the photographic works of H. Allen Benowitz. This special two-week exhibition will catalogue his impressions from his travels in Nepal, Sri Lanka, […]

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