News Bulletins

CIBO meeting scheduled for Feb. 7

Press release from CIBO:  CIBO’s next meeting:  Friday, February 7th, 7:00 a.m. In the Mountain View Room/Sherrill Center on the campus of UNC-Asheville Breakfast buffet – $15 pp Agenda… Asheville City Council Candidates Forum. The following candidates will be facing off in the March 3rd primary. All of the candidates – 10 of them – have […]

Haywood Community College announces upcoming clay art exhibit

Press release from Haywood Community College:  Haywood Community College announces HCC Clay in Retrospect– an exhibition featuring the work of 20 artists from the college’s 46 years of clay programming. These artists represent the rich history of craftspeople who have studied professional crafts clay at HCC. Gary Clontz founded the college’s clay program in 1974 […]

Author Erik Larson returns to Asheville, Feb. 28

Press release from Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café: Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café is pleased to partner with the Great Smokies Writing Program and UNC Asheville in bringing author Erik Larson back to Asheville. The #1 New York Times-bestselling author of The Devil in the White City and Dead Wake will discuss his new book, The Splendid and the Vile: A […]

Weizenblatt Gallery announces latest exhibit

Press release from Mars Hill University:  Mars Hill University’s Weizenblatt Gallery will exhibit works by Spruce Pine sculptor Remy Hanemann from Monday, February 17, 2020, through Thursday, March 5, 2020. A reception for the artist will be held Wednesday, February 19, from 6-8 pm. Hanemann is a highly experienced and accomplished metal worker. He grew […]

BCTDA approves enhancements to spring and summer advertising

Press release from the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority: Media strategy to support and sustain the expanded air service recently announced by Asheville Regional Airport is in the works by executives at Explore Asheville Convention & Visitors Bureau in partnership with airport officials, along with plans to bolster spring and summer advertising campaigns aimed at […]

Nypro announces $18.5 million investment in its Asheville operations

Press release from Economic Development Coalition for Asheville-Buncombe County:  In conjunction with the Buncombe County Commission and the Economic Development Coalition for Asheville-Buncombe County (EDC), Nypro, a Jabil Company, today announced plans to invest $18.5 million in its Asheville operations. The investments in expanding facilities, new technology, machinery and equipment will require the addition of […]

Buncombe County Schools will dismiss early on account of snowfall

Press release from Buncombe County Schools:  Due to the concerns of morning snowfall and dropping temperatures, Buncombe County Schools students will dismiss 3 hours early on Friday, January 31, and buses will not travel on icy roads. Buses will begin their routes, student drivers will be allowed to leave, and parents who pick up their […]

Asheville Symphony Guild brings Appalachian music to Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church, Feb. 20

Press release from Asheville Symphony Guild:  It’s always time to celebrate the rich culture of our traditional and beautiful Appalachian music. Laura Boosinger and Josh Goforth are performing on Thursday, February 20, 2020, at 7:00 PM at the Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church, 789 Merrimon Avenue in North Asheville. Laura has won glowing reviews wherever she […]

Asheville City Schools to dismiss students early Friday due to snow

Announcement from Asheville City Schools: Due to heavy snowfall and the potential for accumulation on bridges and overpasses, Asheville City Schools will dismiss all elementary students at 11:00 AM. Middle and high school students will dismiss at 12:00 noon. All staff will be dismissed at 1:00 PM. Our school nutrition staff will follow our early […]

South Asheville Starbucks to accept supplies for orphaned kittens throughout February

Press release from Esther Neonatal Kitten Alliance: For the month of February, Starbucks located at 1378 Hendersonville Road in Asheville will be accepting donations of kitten supplies such as wet and dry kitten food, kitten formula, unscented non-clumping litter, unscented alcohol-free baby wipes, cozy cat beds, and fleece blankets. The donations will benefit Esther Neonatal Kitten Alliance, a […]

Haywood County Extension hosts Master Gardener Plant Sale, Jan. 31-Feb. 27

Press release from Haywood County Cooperative Extension: The annual Haywood County Extension Master Gardener plant sale has begun.  Edibles (berries and asparagus) and hard-to-find native plants (perennials to attract pollinators) are available at exceptional prices. Order forms are available at the Cooperative Extension Office on Raccoon Road, by calling the office at 828-456-3575, on the […]

Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office needs help locating missing teen

Press release from the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office: The Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office and the Polk Division of Social Services are looking for 15-year-old Emily Rebekah Garcia. Emily is approximately 5’5” tall, with dark brown hair and brown/hazel eyes. Emily was last seen in the Black Mountain area on Wednesday. She has family and friends in […]

NCDHHS coronavirus update, no confirmed cases in North Carolina

Press release from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services: The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ Division of Public Health is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), local health departments and health care providers to closely monitor the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) that originated in Wuhan, China. […]

Asheville Grown Business Alliance announces plans for Love Asheville Go Local Week

Press release from Asheville Grown Business Alliance:   Asheville Grown Business Alliance, a grassroots organization first formed in 2009 that has surged in memberships and popularity over the past decade, today announced its plans for this year’s Love Asheville Go Local Week featuring many downtown businesses and events scheduled from Feb. 8 through Feb. 15. […]

Down Home Haywood to host its February community organizing meeting

Press release from Down Home Haywood County:   On Feb.15, Down Home Haywood will host its monthly community organizing meeting which is open to all. Chelsea Hoglen, Haywood Chapter Organizer, explains: “We will proceed with the New Year by introducing our new campaigns based on the 2020 priorities that we chose at our January meeting. […]

Purpose Collective hosts virtual summit on conscious communication, Feb. 15-23

Press release from The Purpose Collective: The Purpose Collective will be hosting a virtual summit to explore the world of conscious communication, in turn creating healthier, more connected relationships. This ground-breaking summit assembles a dynamic roster of six of the innovative voices in the field of conscious communication. These visionaries will be addressing what is required […]

Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation announces new board officers, trustees, advisors

Press release from the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation: The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation is proud to announce the appointment of new officers and the addition of members to its board of trustees and council of advisors. With a diverse range of backgrounds, these individuals bring a wealth of experience and expertise to the leadership of […]

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