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Asheville PARC requests residents’ input on new survey regarding city-owned property near Basilica

Asheville People Advocating Real Change (PARC), a citizens’ group dedicated to advocating for “a vibrant, just and equitable community for all citizens,” according to its Facebook page, has released a new community survey for residents to voice their opinions on the future use of city-owned property adjacent to the Basilica in downtown Asheville. PARC has […]

Mountain Bizworks calls for applications for 2017 ScaleUp WNC business cohorts

From Mountain Bizworks: Take your business to the next level in 2017! Mountain BizWorks is now accepting applications for the 2017 ScaleUp WNC cohorts Up to 30 high-potential small businesses from across WNC will be accepted; Deadline to apply is January 29 Starting a business is hard work. Scaling a business is equally hard, and often […]

Diana Wortham Theatre welcomes award-winning comedian Paula Poundstone Jan. 20

From event promoters: AWARD WINNING COMEDIAN PAULA POUNDSTONE TO PLAY THE DIANA WORTHAM THEATRE FRIDAY, JANUARY 20th On Friday, January 20, The Diana Wortham Theatre in Asheville, NC welcomes comedian Paula Poundstone. “I want to be a comedian for all Americans” says Poundstone.  Heralded as one of our country’s foremost comics, Poundstone’s quick-thinking, unscripted approach to comedy […]

Hands On! Child’s Museum announces upcoming January programs

Hands On! Children’s Museum, an interactive gallery in Hendersonville that focuses on providing innovative educational experiences for children ages 1- 10 through programs, exhibits and workshops, has announced the following programs for January 2017: From Hands On!: JANUARY PROGRAMS AT HANDS ON! Tues. 1/3 – Fri.1/6; All day: World Braille Days @ Hands On! – […]

WCU Nursing Association raises funds to purchase drier for Haywood Street Respite Center

From Western Carolina University: WCU Nursing Association Raise Funds for Charitable Donation Students of Western Carolina University’s Accelerated BSN program raised funds through their Association of Nursing Students to help purchase a commercial drier to help Haywood Street Respite Center. Haywood Street Respite Center is a nonprofit organization that provides a safe place for homeless […]

Rainbow Community School presents “Unity Through Music” winter program Dec. 16

From the Rainbow Community School: RAINBOW COMMUNITY SCHOOL TO HOST ITS ANNUAL WINTER PROGRAM CELEBRATING UNITY THROUGH MUSIC Asheville, North Carolina, December 13, 2016 — Each December, Rainbow Community School (RCS) hosts an annual winter program during which the staff and students of RCS celebrate the true meaning of the holidays by sharing original songs […]

UNC Asheville, Lenoir-Rhyne undergrad researchers share vision for expanded high-speed internet in WNC

From UNC Asheville: Gigabit Vision: UNC Asheville Undergraduate Researchers Develop Regional Vision Profile Gigabit internet might be on the horizon for Western North Carolina, thanks to a multi-municipal coalition working since February to collaborate on expanding broadband internet access. Its vision and potential impact became a little clearer this week, as undergraduate researchers from UNC […]

Haywood Regional Medical Center partners with Healogics on new comprehensive Wound Care Center

From Haywood Regional Medical Center: WOUND CARE CENTER® AT HAYWOOD REGIONAL PARTNERS WITH HEALOGICS Offers leading edge treatments using state-of-the-art technology CLYDE, NC – More than 8 million people in the U.S. suffer from chronic wounds of which healing has been impeded by such diseases and conditions as diabetes, obesity, aging and the late effects […]

Whitewater Falls in the Nantahala National Forest closed until further notice

Press release from National Forests in North Carolina: Whitewater Falls and the Foothills Trail (TR 437) that connects to Whitewater Falls on the Nantahala Ranger District is expected to remain closed for some time. Although the Whitewater Fire was only 23 acres, it totally destroyed the staircase and access facility to the Whitewater Falls observation […]

APD seeks assistance locating missing persons

Update: Mr. and Mrs. Riddle have been located and removed from the NCIC as missing. Press release from Asheville Police Department: The Asheville Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Rhonda Riddle and Ronnie Riddle.  This husband and wife have been missing since December 8th, 2016; and were last seen at the Town […]

Friends of the Smokies join Twin Leaf Brewery for charitable pint night Dec. 17

From the Friends of the Smokies: Support Smokies Fire Relief at Twin Leaf Brewery WAYNESVILLE, NC – Enjoy a night on the town with Friends of the Smokies on Saturday, December 17 for a charitable pint night at Twin Leaf Brewery in Asheville. Sales of a specialty batch of ‘Purple Tater Majesty,’ a purple sweet […]

Abstract macro photography and mixed media paintings by Sharon Eng

Press release from Sharon Eng: When Hendersonville, NC, artist Sharon Eng couldn’t choose between her passion for abstract photography and painting, she decided to marry the two. She now often paints directly onto her photographs with acrylic paint or uses the photos in her mixed media pieces. “I first became interested in photography about 40 […]

Asheville Art Museum hosts “Holiday Arts Extravaganza” kids camp Dec. 27-29

From the Asheville Art Museum: Asheville Art Museum Presents Annual Holiday Arts Extravaganza
a Holiday Art Camp for Students in Grades 1–4 December 27, 28 & 29, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. ASHEVILLE — Parents and caregivers have a perfect opportunity to give their kids (or young holiday visitors) the gift of art this season and keep […]

Twin Leaf Brewery hosts benefit for fire relief Dec. 17

Press release from Friends of the Smokies: Enjoy a night on the town with Friends of the Smokies on Saturday, December 17th for a charitable pint night at Twin Leaf Brewery in Asheville. Sales of a specialty batch of ‘Purple Tater Majesty,’ a purple sweet potato Belgian Ale, brewed with pecans, brown sugar, and cinnamon will […]

The Kruger Brothers perform at the Madison County Arts Center, Jan. 8

Press release from the Madison County Arts Center: The Madison County Arts Council presents The Kruger Brothers in Concert Sunday, January 8th, 4:00 pm $35 at the Madison County Arts Center (828) 649-1301 According to the New York Times, as a child growing up in Switzerland, Jens Kruger was so fascinated by a broken […]

Riverlink hosts Riverfront Bus Tour of Swannanoa and French Broad rivers Dec. 15

From Riverlink: Join RiverLink for the December 15 RiverFront Bus Tour   RiverLink offers a monthly riverfront bus tour about Asheville’s past, present and future.  The next tour will be this Thursday, Dec. 15, from 11:45 a.m. until 2:30 p.m., when the public is invited to tour the French Broad and Swannanoa Rivers with RiverLink.  Come […]

Asheville releases RAD form-based code draft, asks for public input

Press release from the city of Asheville: The City of Asheville is seeking public feedback on a second draft of the River Arts District Form Based Code. Public comment will be taken through January 20. Why a form-based code? Traditional land development code regulates how a building can be used: housing is available in residential districts, and […]

Ingles partners with Eblen Charities for fifth year for Ingles Toy Store, serving those in need

Press release from Eblen Charities: On Thursday, December 8th One of Asheville’s finest Christmas traditions returned, as Ingles Markets has again joined the Eblen Charities St. Nicholas Project in the Ingles Toy Store at the Westgate Shopping Center. For the fifth year, the Ingles Toy Store is the site of thousands of toys, games, dolls, clothes, […]

“Cold Mountain Gypsy Artworks” opens Dec. 17 at Flood Gallery

Press release from Flood Gallery Fine Art Center: Flood Fine Art Center Exhibits Cold Mountain Gypsy Artworks Opening December 17th, 2017 Scarlett Swann, known as the artist ColdMountainGypsy will be exhibiting her “outsider art” in the Flood Fine Art Center, opening Saturday December 17th, located at 2160 Hwy 70 near Swannanoa, from 6pm to 9pm. […]

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