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Whole Foods Market to be the first of Asheville Market’s openings this fall

Press Release Asheville (August 18, 2014) – Autumn in Asheville is the perfect season–cool, crisp air settles in, the leaves turn, and the Blue Ridge Mountains take on a majestic glory. And, just in time to enjoy that scene, Whole Foods Market at Asheville Market opens August 26 at 9 a.m., complete with the Tunnel […]

Waldrop holds campaign kickoff event Sept. 6

  Here’s the press release from the campaign of Buncombe County Board of Commissioners candidate Nancy Waldrop: CANDLER, N.C. – August 14, 2014 – Nancy Waldrop and her supporters, including Democrats, Republicans, unaffiliated voters and her teaching colleagues will officially kickoff her campaign for County Commission on September 6. Hosted by Clerk of Court Steven […]

Park Ridge Health South Asheville to host Grand Opening Celebration September 4

Press release from Park Ridge Health: Hendersonville, N.C. (Aug. 20, 2014) – Park Ridge Health will host a grand opening celebration at its new South Asheville campus on Sept. 4 from 5 to 8 p.m. Park Ridge Health South Asheville is located immediately off of I-26 at Exit 37. “This grand opening is going to be very […]

WNC fall color may be spotty, but last longer, says WCU’s foliage prognosticator

From a press release: WNC fall color may be spotty, but last longer, says WCU’s foliage prognosticator CULLOWHEE – The combination of a wet spring and forecasts for above-average temperatures this fall could produce a long-lasting leaf display in the mountains of Western North Carolina, but with spotty color development. That’s the word from Western […]

Mars Hill University Renews Agreement with Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians

From a press release: Mars Hill University Renews Agreement with Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Representatives from Mars Hill University and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) will be meeting on the Mars Hill campus September 9 to renew an ongoing cooperative relationship between the two organizations. Plans call for Dr. Dan Lunsford, president […]

SMN: Franklin, Forest Hills Pass Fracking Resolutions

From Smoky Mountain News Franklin, Forest Hills Pass Fracking Resolutions Written by Jeremy Morrison Two more local governments in Western North Carolina have passed resolutions opposing fracking this month. Franklin and Forest Hills are the most recent to formally oppose the natural gas exploration method green-lighted by state legislators earlier this year. “This whole thing […]

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Robin Bullock performs at Mountain Spirit Coffee House, Sept. 14

From a press release: Robin Bullock performs at Mountain Spirit Coffee House, Sept. 14 Sunday, Sept. 14. Doors at 6:30 p.m., show at 7 p.m. Donation: $15 Adults/ $10 students Held at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Asheville. Info at  545-2260, mountainspiritcoffeehouse@gmail.com We welcome back Robin Bullock to our stage. In 2013, after thirteen years […]

World Food Championships congratulates Rankin Vault’s Joel Hartzler

PRESS RELEASE NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Joel Hartzler of Rankin Vault Cocktail Lounge, winner of the WNC Battle of the Burger in Asheville, N.C., has secured a rare and desirable “Golden Ticket” to compete amongst the best cooks and chefs in the world at the third annual World Food Championships. The World Food Championships, boasting hundreds of […]

Thousands of comments collected for public input on NC fracking rules

The next public comment meeting will be held from 5-9 p.m. on Friday, September 12 at the Bardo Fine & Performing Arts Center at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, NC. For more information or to submit a comment, click here. From a Press Release: Thousands of Comments Collected for Public Input on Fracking Rules Raleigh, […]

Brevard College Students Begin School Year Giving Back to Community

From a press release: Brevard College Students Begin School Year Giving Back to Community Members of Brevard College’s incoming class spent their first Monday on campus giving back to the community that they now call home. Groups of new BC students could be found painting, sprucing up landscaping, polishing antique silver and organizing student supplies […]

CO: NC Legislators Reach Compromise on Coal Ash Bill

The Charlotte Observer NC Legislators Reach Compromise on Coal Ash Bill By Bruce Henderson North Carolina House and Senate leaders announced a compromise on a stalled coal ash bill late Tuesday, days before legislators end their session. Both chambers put Charlotte-based Duke Energy on track to drain its 33 North Carolina ash ponds within 15 […]

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