News Bulletins

Pardee Hospital Diabetes Support Group to meet at Pardee Rehabilitation & Wellness Center

Press release:  Pardee Hospital announced today that its Diabetes Support Group will now meet at the Pardee Rehabilitation & Wellness Center, located at 212B Thompson St. in Hendersonville, adjacent to Epic Theatres. The group will meet the first and third Wednesday of each month from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The group is open to […]

Volunteers sought at Haywood Regional Medical Center

Press release from Haywood Regional Medical Center:  Haywood Regional Medical Center is currently seeking volunteers of all ages for ongoing support at the hospital, outpatient care center and The Homestead. Volunteering for Haywood Regional will offer you an opportunity to utilize your special talents, learn new skills, and make new friends. Work Areas A few of […]

North Carolina State Parks report record visits

Press release from N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources:  In its 2016 Centennial year, North Carolina State Parks enjoyed record visitation of 18.8 million, a nine percent increase over the 17.3 million visitors the previous year, according to the N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation. “North Carolina’s state parks are a treasured resource that […]

Folkmoot and The Classic Wineseller host fundraiser for Sam Love Queen Auditorium

Press release from Folkmoot:  In its efforts to bring more year-round cultural programming to the region, Folkmoot is partnering with The Classic Wineseller for a fundraising event to purchase stage curtains in the Sam Love Queen Auditorium. The evening will feature tasty wine, live music and delicious food at The Classic Wineseller located at 20 Church […]

Constituents take ACA repeal concerns to McHenry’s local office

Statement provided by Vijay Kapoor: On Thursday (January 26th), eleven constituents of Congressman Patrick McHenry dropped by his Black Mountain office to deliver letters explaining how repealing the Affordable Care Act would impact them and those who they knew and to request he attend a town hall meeting on Monday, February 20th at 7pm at Highland […]

Kim Roney announces candidacy for Asheville City Council

Press release from Kim Roney: Asheville, N.C. (January 26, 2017) – Today Kim Roney announces her campaign for a seat on Asheville City Council. She is a registered Independent seeking one of three seats in this year’s non-partisan race. Kim was born and raised in rural Darlington County, South Carolina and studied at James Madison […]

Muddy Sneakers program expands to Piedmont

Press release from Muddy Sneakers: Brevard, NC – This week, classes of fifth graders in the Piedmont and WNC will do something they haven’t done before. They’ll spend an entire instructional day outside, learning the state science curriculum through hands-on lessons taught by trained naturalists. Together with their teachers, students will travel to nearby protected […]

Asheville School Drama presents “The Mystery of Edwin Drood,” Feb. 23-25

Press release from Ashveille School: Asheville School Drama will perform Rupert Holmes’ adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel of the same name, “The Mystery of Edwin Drood” on Thursday, Feb. 23, and Friday, Feb. 24, at 7:15 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 25, at 2:30 p.m. If you have always wished directors would listen to your […]

RiverLink asks public to vote on creek name

From RiverLink: RiverLink’s Name that Creek program is at work in the RAD ASHEVILLE, NC — With the help of the City of Asheville, the River Arts District BusinessAssociation (RADBA), the River Arts District Artists (RADA) and the West End/Clingman Avenue Neighborhood (WECAN), RiverLink’s “Name That Creek” program is aiming to put another name on […]

United Airlines announces expanded service from Asheville to Newark

Press release from Greater Asheville Regional Airport: Exciting news! United Airlines has announced expanded service to Newark International Airport from Asheville Regional Airport. United has served Newark from AVL with a 50-seat jet for many years, and seasonally for the past few years, from early summer through the end of the year. Beginning February 16, […]

Stories on Stage presents “Making the best of a bad situation,” Thursday, Jan. 26

Press release: Listen to This, stories on stage presents “When Life Pelts You with Lemons: stories of making the best of a bad situation.” Featuring stories by: Kim Winter Mako Eamon Martin Bill Wilson and more plus a song and banter by Josh Batenhorst hosted by Tom Chalmers Thursday, January 26th at 7:30 PM 35 […]

Local Social for area business folk on Feb. 13

Press release from Asheville Grown Business Alliance: RSVP: BRINGING BACK THE LOCAL SOCIAL ASHEVILLE – We’re launching this brave new year off with a celebration of our community and bringing back our beloved Local Socials! Date: Monday, February 13, 2017 Location: Smoky Park Supper Club, 350 Riverside Dr, Asheville, NC 28801 Please join us for this FREE event at the […]

Looking Glass Rock Writers’ Conference scheduled for May 18-21

Press release: Brevard College and the Transylvania County Library Foundation will once again co-host the annual Looking Glass Rock Writers’ Conference May 18-21. Workshops, discussions, and readings will take place both at Brevard College and the Transylvania County Library. Due to the previous success and popularity of the event, the conference has been extended to […]

Asheville City Council schedules bond work session, joint meeting with County, retreat

Public notice from the office of the Asheville City Clerk: The following are City Council meetings scheduled: 1.    Tuesday, February 7 – 2:30 p.m. – 1st Floor North Conference Room in City Hall – Worksession to hear an update on the implementation of the bonds 2.    Tuesday, February 7 – 4:00 p.m. – 200 College Street – joint worksession with the Buncombe County Board […]

Asheville gets an overall grade of “D” for family friendliness

A study of the best cities for families conducted by Apartment List has ranked Asheville number 441 out of 509 cities studied on measures like safety, housing affordability, education quality and child friendliness. The full report can be found here. Report from Apartment List: At Apartment List, we know that searching for a home is tough, and […]

Pardee Hospital elected to participate in The Duke Endowment’s Healthy People, Healthy Carolinas initiative

Press release:  Pardee Hospital has been awarded a $450,000 grant from The Duke Endowment to help improve health in Henderson County over three years. The Henderson County Partnership for Health, a diverse group of community organizations working collaboratively, is now one of 10 participants in The Duke Endowment’s initiative, Healthy People, Healthy Carolinas. Healthy People, […]

Western Carolina University sets new record for Spring enrollment

From Western Carolina University: WCU spring semester enrollment crests 10,000 students for first time in institution’s history CULLOWHEE – Records continue to fall at Western Carolina University, where total spring semester enrollment has topped the 10,000-student mark for the first time in university history. Preliminary census data compiled by the Office of Institutional Planning and […]

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