News Bulletins

Gan Shan Station to host izakaya pop-up with San Francisco chef Khan Kogure, July 30

PRESS RELEASE from Gan Shan Station: Chef Khan Kogure of Izakaya Rintaro, San Francisco, CA brings Japanese gastropub fare to Asheville on Sunday July 30th! The event will be a follow up to April’s sold out izakaya-style pop up Sunday Supper at Patrick O’Cain’s Gan Shan Station.  Izakayas in Japan are small, informal restaurants where people gather […]

Mahindra locates North American sales headquarters to Henderson County

Press release from Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development: Hendersonville, NC — Mahindra Vehicle Sales and Service, Inc. (MVSS) announced their North American office headquarters today in Henderson County, North Carolina.  Mahindra has an established reputation for their farm equipment brand in the US, and is gaining attention for their internationally-recognized presence in the automotive […]

Trauma Intervention Program of WNC seeks volunteers

Press release from Trauma Intervention Program: The Trauma Intervention Program (TIP) of Western North Carolina, a national nonprofit organization, works with local public safety officials in Buncombe County and the city of Hendersonville to provide emotional and practical support of citizens experiencing trauma 365 days per year, 24 hours a day. A TIP Chapter is a […]

Overnight fundraiser at Fontana Lake to support Smokies

Press release: Special Overnight Fundraiser at Fontana Lake to Support the Smokies WAYNESVILLE, NC – Discover the remote southern boundary of Great Smoky Mountains National Park this summer at Friends of the Smokies’ Fontana Lake Overnight Experience on August 28-29th. This special fundraiser includes guided Classic Hikes of the Smokies, meals, cocktail reception, overnight accommodation […]

MetroWines hosts fundraiser for Asheville Sister Cities, Aug. 13

Press release: Please join The Asheville Sister Cities Committee for Karpenisi, Greece, on Sunday, August 13th from 5:30 to 7pm @MetroWines for a Fundraiser to help provide much needed funding for the exchange students program. Your $20 donation at the door to The Asheville Sister Cities Committee for Karpenisi includes Greek Wine from the shelves […]

Animal Enrichment Day Aug. 2 at Grandfather Mountain

Press release: Animal Enrichment Day Aug. 2 at Grandfather Mountain This August is for the birds. And the bears. And the otters. And the cougars. Animal Enrichment Day returns Wednesday, Aug. 2, promising a day full of fun and educational activities, all about the furry and feathered denizens of Grandfather Mountain’s environmental wildlife habitats. The […]

Asheville man will spend more than a year and a half in prison after pleading guilty to one count each of felony hit and run with serious injury, speeding, possession of marijuana, and possession of marijuana paraphernalia

Press release: Asheville man will spend more than a year and a half in prison after pleading guilty to one count each of felony hit and run with serious injury, speeding, possession of marijuana, and possession of marijuana paraphernalia On July 24, 2017, Superior Court Judge Marvin P. Pope sentenced Joseph Tyler Henry, 28, of […]

McHenry on the Passage of Russia, Iran, and North Korea Sanctions Package

Press release: McHenry on the Passage of Russia, Iran, and North Korea Sanctions Package Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (NC-10) released the following statement on the passage of H.R. 3364 Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act: “Yesterday, the House took bipartisan action to hold rogue regimes in Russia, North Korea, and Iran accountable for their […]

Flatiron Writers Room hosts “Legal Issues for Writers: Copyright and Defamation” workshop, Aug. 26

Press release: Legal Issues for Writers: Copyright and Defamation Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 10 a.m. to noon. $35-$40. Flatiron Writers Room 5 Covington Street Asheville, NC 28806 This class will discuss legal issues writers commonly encounter in the areas of copyright and defamation. Come learn what your copyright protects, what constitutes “fair use” of […]

Join Buncombe Recreation Services for summer entry-level hikes

Press release: Join Buncombe Recreation Services for Summer Entry-Level Hikes! Media Contact: Lynn Pegg, 828.250.6707, Event Contact: Josh O’Conner, 828.250.6703, Following a series of hikes this spring, Buncombe County Recreation Services has added additional community hikes this summer across Buncombe County. These hikes will showcase some of our local parks hiking trails as […]

Rainbow Community School to host mindfulness conference Oct. 6-7

  Press release:     The Rainbow Institute, an arm of Rainbow Community School (RCS) of West Asheville is hosting its annual More than Mindfulness (MTM) Conference on October 6th and 7th, 2017. The conference will celebrate the sacred art of education as it shares its 40-year holistic educational legacy. School based mindfulness programs are […]

Larry and Linda Cammarata join Kalimba Master Kevin Spears at White Horse Black Mountain

Press release White Horse Black Mountain:  Kalimba master Kevin Spears has become a familiar and beloved figure at the White Horse Black Mountain through “Masters of the Moment”, an innovative concert series that pairs Spears with various collaborators in an atmosphere that encourages improvisation and exploration. Spoken word and song become part of the mix as Kevin hosts Asheville’s Larry […]

Buxton Hall Barbecue and High Five Coffee team up for “Hog-ust” festivities

PRESS RELEASE: ASHEVILLE (Tuesday, July 25th, 2017) – Hold on to your hats, Asheville. This August, Buxton Hall is teaming up with High Five Coffee to spawn the first ever ‘Hog-ust’, a month-long celebration dedicated to what each does best – great BBQ and killer coffee. Though barbecue and coffee aren’t the most typical pairing, both teams are eager to partner […]

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

Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 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. Click on the map below for an updated, detailed forecast. WNC Regional Air Quality Agency 125 South Lexington Avenue, Suite 101 Asheville, NC 28801 Phone: 828.250.6777 […]

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