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Lt. Governor Dalton announces more statewide endorsements, wins straw polls

Here’s the press release from the Dalton campaign: (Raleigh, N.C.) April 3rd – Lieutenant Governor Walter Dalton today expressed his appreciation for receiving the endorsements of several groups around North Carolina, including: the 8th District Black Leadership Caucus, the Henderson-Vance Black Leadership Caucus, and the Durham People’s Alliance PAC. These groups join the more than […]

Local weight-loss camp announces summer sessions

From the press release: CANTON, NC, (April 3, 2012) — Wellspring (, the nation’s leading provider of weight-loss programs, announced today the dates for the summer sessions at Wellspring Adventure Camp in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Starting May 27, June 17, July 8 and July 29, Wellspring Adventure Camp will start its sessions which range […]

Green River area of Henderson County gets planning attention

According to the Hendersonville Times-News, The future of the Green River area took center stage Monday during the Henderson County Board of Commissioners meeting with the launch of the county’s fourth community plan. Commissioners approved a slightly modified boundary map and a charter for the Green River, Tuxedo and Zirconia community plan, established in 2004 […]

Henderson County Commissioners take prayer outside

According to the Hendersonville Times-News, Henderson County commissioners received support Monday in their new practice of praying outside the Historic Courthouse before meetings. About 15 members of the public and numerous county staff joined commissioners at the flagpole a few yards from the courthouse steps to pray together before filing back inside for the 5:30 […]

Local American Advertising Federation chapter gives out advertising awards

From the press release: (Asheville, NC) March 21, 2012 — AAF Asheville, the Western North Carolina affiliate of the American Advertising Federation (AAF), recently announced winners of the 2012 ADDY® Awards for creative excellence in advertising. Over 60 entries from WNC advertisers and agencies competed in categories ranging from annual reports to interactive media to […]

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Endorses Congressman McHenry

Here’s the message from 10th District Rep. Patrick McHenry, via the incumbent congressman’s campaign website: U.S. Chamber of Commerce Endorses Congressman McHenry I am pleased to announce today that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has endorsed me. In the endorsement letter received today: “At no other time in our nation’s history has it been more […]

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Etheridge stumps in Asheville

Here’s an excerpt from the Asheville Citizen-Times article: Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bob Etheridge said Saturday that Democrats must work together to place education at the top of the state’s priorities. “That’s the foundation,” Etheridge said. “We didn’t get where we are by looking backwards.” Etheridge spoke to a group of about 75 people gathered at […]

AC-T: Roads and bridges around Asheville and WNC honor politicians and volunteers

Here’s an excerpt from the Asheville Citizen–Times article: … Elected officials have an inside track when it comes to getting their names emblazoned on a roadside sign, a process that has ignited anger among firefighters and others in Asheville. A Board of Transportation committee in March turned down a request from City Council and the […]

Environmental forum hosting Henderson County candidates

Here’s the press release from the Environmental and Conservation Organization: Environmental Candidate Forum Hosting County/State Candidates (HENDERSONVILLE, NC, April 2, 2012) –– A candidate forum hosted by ECO, the Environmental and Conservation Organization is scheduled for Tuesday, April 3rd which will include all candidates for Henderson County Board of Commissioners as well as many candidates […]

Asheville Chamber announces new Executive Director of Convention and Visitor’s Bureau

The Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the selection of Stephanie Pace Brown as Senior Vice President and Executive Director of the Asheville Convention & Visitors Bureau (Asheville CVB). As Senior Vice President & Executive Director, Brown will direct all aspects of the Asheville CVB and will produce and administer the program […]

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