- Givens' record offers two decidedly different takes on the same five songs, while Walsh's latest LP arose from a sudden offer he couldn't refuse.The Asheville-based artist realizes her long-held dreams of becoming an author with “The Occultists.”The N.C. festival is increasing access with a weeklong virtual event, outdoor entertainment ramps up in October and more area arts news.
- A partnership with the ASAP Farmers Market and a recently launched online sales platform are making the college's pasture-raised meats more accessible to consumers.Spicy soups, baked apples, buckwheat pancakes and cheesy dips are some of the recipes Asheville chefs and cookbook authors lean into as cold weather approaches.
- During the onset of the Great Depression, the city of Asheville authorized the formation of the Unemployment Council. The committee's first project was the community wood yard, which employed 140…Less than a year after Antony Chiang arrived in Asheville to lead the newly formed Dogwood Health Trust, he’s left the foundation — and despite repeated attempts, Xpress has yet…How did the unselfish impulses of a Florida meditation teacher and a Hollywood actress lead Asheville residents to help one another out during the COVID-19 crisis? Through the internet, of…A $300,000 recurring allocation for the HRI, a program of Asheville-based nonprofit WNC Communities, stalled in the N.C. General Assembly due to partisan gridlock over the state budget. A joint…Elmore rode a variety of routes around Leicester and north Buncombe County, beginning and ending at his own doorstep at Thatchmore Farm in Leicester. “It started off pretty slow —…In September, the Buncombe County Remembrance Project opened a charitable fund at The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina with the goal of raising $80,000 over the next six months.…With Republican N.C. House District 117 primary winner Tim Moffitt now also the presumptive candidate to replace outgoing Rep. Chuck McGrady until the Tuesday, Nov. 3, general election, how might…The Buncombe County Planning Board will hear proposals for two massive development projects at its virtual meeting of Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 9 a.m.
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