The survivor of a violent relationship has difficult decisions to make. She has to figure out when it is safest to leave, where she can go, what she can bring and what she can’t. Sometimes she’s stopped cold when she realizes she might have to leave the dog behind.
Asheville Oktoberfest returns for first time in four years; Asheville Art Museum hosts a Hospitality Workers Date Night; Asheville Drag Brunch hosts The Wizard of Oz themed event; and more!
“Our community is fortunate to have so many impactful groups working on behalf of animals, as the need for help is large in Western North Carolina.”
“For the past year, I’ve been fostering for the Blue Ridge Humane Society — a bittersweet experience with rewards that far outweigh the challenges.”
The inaugural Mighty Four Miler race in Waynesville raised $6,860 for the Riley Howell Foundation Fund, which makes grants to organizations that support victims of gun violence. Plus, grant opportunities, leadership changes and news of note among area nonprofits.
For many area nonprofits, the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a unique problem: Too many donations are coming in to secondhand resell stores, leaving staff scrambling to process a flood of items.
Over the last half-century or so, the nation’s relationship with our furry, four-legged friends has gradually shifted — particularly the way we deal with homeless dogs and cats. Local animal rescue personnel spoke with Xpress about the changes and challenges of operating a no-kill shelter.
Against the backdrop of ongoing controversy surrounding the persistence of Confederate monuments in the Southeast, UNC Asheville history professor Darin Waters will deliver a presentation on Thursday, Feb. 28, about collective historical memory in the wake of the Civil War.
Sanctuary Brewing Co. expands on the theme of the classic Super Bowl party this weekend by bringing in a crew of adoptable pets for its own Western North Carolina version of Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl.
Most new breweries want to talk about their beer. But for Joe Dinan and Lisa McDonald, the team behind Sanctuary Brewing, it’s all about something else: the animals.