- The jump blues/swing band plays the Asheville Guitar Bar patio on Oct. 23 while Steven Fiore's solo project hunkers down in Tryon.Indoor library services return, the Asheville Art Museum launches a fund drive and more area arts news.
- Seasonal celebrations have largely been curbed, but plentiful German-style beers and imports are available throughout the local market.October will see the second coming of King Daddy's plus a new rotisserie chicken concept from Chai Pani Restaurant Group.An online cooking series from AARP North Carolina and Asheville Buncombe Institute of Parity Achievement brings together three generations of women to promote safe voting options and share family recipes.
Green in brief: Black Folks Camp Too gains national partners, Hendersonville kicks off bee mural projectBlack Folks Camp Too founder Earl B. Hunter Jr. said new marketing collaborations would help him develop more interest in camping among the Black community. And later this month, Asheville-based…
- Gov. Cooper's Phase 3 allows North Carolina movie theaters to reopen at limited capacities and with significant restrictions.
Asheville Archives: Blue Ridge Hospital provides medical treatment to the city’s Black residents, 1922The Blue Ridge Hospital opened in September 1922. At the time, it was Asheville's only medical facility for Black residents. In addition to treating the injured and sick, the site…A team of Jackson County researchers found that wastewater collected in rural areas can be used to track COVID-19 outbreaks up to a week before a patient tests positive. Now,…Zoning may not deliver the same zing as other hot-button issues in a competitive election cycle, but it’s among the most crucial discussions Asheville leaders and residents face as the…Valiant community crusader or outlandish provocateur? Xpress reviews Chad Nesbitt’s long and colorful history in Buncombe County politics.In preparation for the general election of Tuesday, Nov. 3, Xpress sent questions to all candidates in contested races representing Buncombe County voters. Responses from candidates for the U.S. House…Candidates in the 2020 general election for the at-large and Owen District seats on the Buncombe County Board of Education give their answers for the Mountain Xpress voter guide.Candidates in the 2020 general election for North Carolina's U.S. House of Representatives District 11 seat give their answers for the Mountain Xpress voter guide.Xpress answers common questions about voting in the 2020 general election, including where to find your sample ballot, how to vote by mail and if identification is required at the…Candidates in the 2020 general election for N.C. Senate Districts 48 and 49 give their answers for the Mountain Xpress voter guide.Candidates in the 2020 general election for Asheville City Council give their answers for the Mountain Xpress voter guide.Candidates in the 2020 general election for N.C. House of Representatives Districts 114-116 give their answers for the Mountain Xpress voter guide.Candidates in the 2020 general election for four seats on the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners give their answers for the Mountain Xpress voter guide.Candidates in the 2020 general election for the Buncombe County Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors give their answers for the Mountain Xpress voter guide.The Buncombe County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously on Oct. 6 to award $15,000 toward the construction of an agricultural education facility at Enka High School. But as Chair Brownie…
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