PRESS RELEASE from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Common sense, pragmatic rules to protect against structural failure, water and air pollution WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced the first national regulations to provide for the safe disposal of coal combustion residuals (coal ash) from coal-fired power plants. The final rule establishes safeguards to […]
PRESS RELEASE Expanding energy opportunities and cleaning up coal ash are among top 2014 news items for state agency RALEIGH – To help journalists with year-in-review stories, the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources has put together its list of the agency’s biggest news items and accomplishments for 2014. Expanding energy opportunities The N.C. Mining […]
From a press release: The Three Davids in Concert Who: David Holt, David Wilcox, and David LaMotte What: The Three David’s in Concert When: February 21, 2015 8pm Where: Diana Wortham Theatre Tickets: $35/$25 for students and children under 12 Please join three of Asheville’s favorite award-winning songwriters and entertainers, David Holt, David Wilcox, and […]
From an email: The Martin Grant is open to local comedians The Martin Grant was established by Steve Hofstetter and Next Round Entertainment in order to identify and reward up and coming stand-up comedians. It was inspired by Hofstetter’s work on Laughs, and the loss of his father. Read the full story here. The grant […]
From Farm Aid website: Grants for Family Farm Agriculture In addition to Farm Aid’s work throughout the year to build a thriving family farm-centered system of agriculture, Farm Aid funds family farm and rural service organizations through our annual grant program. We view our grantees around the country as critical on-the-ground partners in the movement […]
From a press release: “Into the Woods Jr” at The Masonic Temple, Jan. 24 & 25 Voice of the City Productions announces pre-sale tickets for the Asheville January 2015 performance of: Into The Woods Jr Music by Stephen Sonheim story by James Lapine Directed by James King Show Location: The Masonic Temple, 80 Broadway Street, […]
Announcement: Since 2012, Nantahala Brewing and their patrons have supported the Ridgerunner program by donating a portion of sales of their limited release Trail Magic Ales.
Press release from Epic Cycles: Black Mountain, NC: Epic Cycles, a Black Mountain based bike shop focused on both mountain and commuter biking, has opened a second store at 800B Haywood Rd. in West Asheville. Conveniently located under the newly opened Odd’s Café, the West Asheville location will focus on the commuting customer, and will […]
From a press release: Best Asheville Comics Showcased on Saturday, Jan. 3 10 top Asheville Comics. Surprise Guests. Tons of laughs! On Saturday, Jan. 3, at 8 p.m., Funny Business at the Millroom is excited to host the 10 most popular and upcoming Asheville comedians performing their best 8 minute sets. Come see the most […]
PRESS RELEASE Miracle on Forever Friend Lane Adoption Promotion They Believe in their Forever Home Asheville, NC—Asheville Humane Society is reducing the adoption fee for all dogs and cats over 6 months on the days leading up to the holidays. “Miracle on Forever Friend Lane” is December 19, 20, 23 from 10AM until 6 PM […]
The view of Little Sandy Mush Bald, an iconic high elevation bald situated above rolling farms and coves, is prominent throughout the Sandy Mush community. Now, more of it has been permanently preserved for future generations.
Press release from organizers with Adapt Public Relations: In December 2013, seven downtown Asheville businesses joined together to create 12 Days of Giving. The program was designed to contribute directly to three local non-profits that help feed, clothe and shelter the homeless: Haywood Street Congregation, ABCCM, and Western Carolina Rescue Ministries. The seven founding businesses […]
Press Release From North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources: RALEIGH – The N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation will conduct multiple prescribed burns at Lake James State Park in coming weeks. According to Park Superintendent Nora Coffey, the specific dates of the burns will depend on local weather conditions. The prescribed burns will […]
North Carolina News Service By Stephanie Carson: ROCKY MOUNT, N. C. – Christmas came early this month for the community of Rocky Mount. It will receive assistance from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a new farmers’ market and develop urban community gardens at former brownfield sites. It’s part of the agency’s Local Foods, […]
From a press release: The MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College hosts faculty lectures, Jan 4-12 All lectures will be in the Ransom Fellowship Hall behind the Chapel unless otherwise indicated. For more information, call the MFA Office at Warren Wilson College: (828) 771-3715. The schedule is subject to change. Sunday, January 4, […]
From a press release: Yes the Raven performs at White Horse Black Mountain, Dec. 27 Yes the Raven: A Modern Bard Saturday, December 27 – 8 p.m.- Yes the Raven, Singer-Songwriter, $12 advance/$15 door There’s something almost shamanistic about a Yes the Raven performance as singer-songwriter Alyn Mearns summons up mysterious timeless worlds in his […]
Event announcement: Filmmaker Byron Hurt will deliver the keynote address for UNC Asheville’s celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. week.
From a press release: Valet Gourmet’s first annual Driving with a Cause Valet Gourmet is making it easier than ever to help ease hunger in Western North Carolina. Asheville’s premier restaurant delivery service in collaboration with MANNA FoodBank is launching the first annual “Valet Gourmet Food Drive” and customers will be able to donate food […]
News release: The State Board of Elections today released demographic statistics for the 2014 General Election.
Catawba Brewing Co. announced today that construction has begun on its new property at 32 Banks Ave. in Asheville’s South Slope area. The new brewing facility and tasting room will be housed in the old Standard Paper building along with Vortex Doughnuts and soon-to-come businesses Buxton Hall Barbecue and the Public School bar. Catawba Brewing, […]
Event announcement: Casting for Hope Presents Mipso in Concert is slated for December 19, 2014 at 7:30 at the CoMMA Auditorium in Morganton, North Carolina.