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New student string ensemble program at Asheville Music School

Press release from Asheville Music School: AMS is excited to announce the start of its new string ensemble, led by Isabel Castellvi. Isabel is a versatile multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, songwriter and composer, who has performed, recorded and taught throughout North America, Europe, Asia, Central and South America and the Middle East. Our new string ensemble is […]

City of Asheville launches new small business development tool

From City of Asheville: City of Asheville launches new small business development tool powered by OpenCounter The City of Asheville is proud to announce the launch of OpenCounter: Asheville, a web-based tool designed to help small business owners understand the specific license, permits and requirements for starting their business in Asheville. Informed by the City’s […]

Butch Trucks of The Allman Brothers plays Salvage Station Jan. 4

Press release from event organizers: Butch Trucks, founding member of legendary Southern rock band the Allman Brothers, launches his Second Annual Holiday Tour with Butch Trucks and The Freight Train, with a performance at Salvage Station, 468 Riverside Dr., Wednesday, January 4. Showtime: 10 pm. Tickets: $25/$20. Info: (828) 407-0521 or visit About Butch […]

NCDA and CS obtains final piece of DuPont State Recreational Forest through 476 acre donation from company

Press release from N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services: The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and DuPont have completed the company’s donation of 476 acres inside DuPont State Recreational Forest to the state. The property, commonly known as the “doughnut hole,” was the site of a DuPont plant from 1956 to 2002. Demolition […]

State environmental department receives plans for water connections near coal ash facilities

Press release from the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality: The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality announced today that it has received from Duke Energy all of the permanent alternative water supply plans as required by state law. State environmental officials must evaluate the comprehensive information and make a final decision to approve or disapprove the […]

Transylvania County school buses get U.S. Cellular wireless monitoring tech

Press release from Transylvania County Schools:  U.S. Cellular is working with Transylvania County Schools to bring the latest in vehicle monitoring and wireless technology to the county’s school bus fleet. These advancements will help ensure the safety and security of all students using bus service in the new school year. All 40 buses at Transylvania […]

Park Ridge Health is implementing limitations for visitors due to flu activity

Press release from Park Ridge Health: Due to a sharp increase in influenza-like illnesses being reported by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and the recent closings of several area schools due to influenza, Park Ridge Health has implemented visitor restrictions. In order to protect patients, visitors, providers and staff, the following […]

Women’s March on Asheville

Press release: The Women’s March on Asheville will take place on Saturday, January 21, 2017, organized in solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington. The lead organizer, Dr. Marie Germain, is a university professor and an Asheville resident. Volunteers from across Western North Carolina will join her. “My aim in organizing this march,” Germain says, […]

Asheville to share data with traffic app Waze

Press release from the city of Asheville: City of Asheville partners with Waze travel app to add official traffic information The City of Asheville today announced a data-sharing partnership with Waze (, a free, real-time traffic and navigation app crowd-sourced by drivers. On its free mobile phone app, Waze users help each other outsmart traffic, […]

French Broad River Greenway West opens to public

Press release from the City of Asheville: It is official: French Broad River Greenway West from Craven Street to Haywood Road is now open to the public! Construction is nearly complete and the greenway is ready to use and enjoy — and you may even find yourself under the mistletoe during your next visit. Please take photos of […]

Cameron Maybin to host inaugural Maybin Mission Youth Camp at UNC Asheville

Press release from Maybin Mission: Major League Baseball star and Asheville native Cameron Maybin will play host to his inaugural community program at UNC Asheville on Saturday, Jan. 21, from 9:45 a.m.-12 p.m. “Asheville will always be a special place for me – it’s where I grew up, it’s where I got my start, and […]

Women’s Wellbeing and Development Foundation holds annual toy swap in Hillcrest community

Press release from Women’s Wellbeing: On Tuesday, December 20, 2016, from 5:00pm – 7:00 pm, the Women’s Wellbeing and Development Foundation will be holding their annual Toy Swap at their Resource Center (Apt. 17a) in the public housing community of Hillcrest. Children in the community can swap their old toys for new or gently-used ones. The event includes light […]

Asheville Police Department graduates citizen’s police academy

Press release from Asheville Police Department: The City of Asheville Police Department celebrated the graduation of its Fall Citizen’s Police Academy class on December 15 with twenty five people graduating from the program. The program allows citizens to gain an understanding of their police department and how it operates. The Citizen’s Police Academy is a […]

Asheville designer to show in Lexus Charleston Fashion Week

Press release from Touchpoint Communications: Lexus Charleston Fashion Week® (#LexusCFW), one of the nation’s leading fashion events, is proud to announce its top Emerging Designer Semifinalists for the March 14 – 18, 2017 competition and runway shows. The Fashion Panel jury of judges selected the top 16 designers from an overwhelmingly talented pool of applicants from […]

Hell’s Hot Breath: Galway Kinnell at Black Mountain College

Press release from Lenoir-Rhyne University Center for Graduate Studies of Asheville:  WHAT: Movie screening and discussion of Hell’s Hot Breath: Galway Kinnell at Black Mountain College WHEN: Wednesday December 28 at 7 p.m. WHERE: The Block off Biltmore, 39 South Market Street, Asheville, NC 28801 WHY: Kinnell, an American poet who won a Pulitzer Prize and […]

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