Health in brief: Asheville Yoga Center hits the market, website tracks impact of opioid crisis in Buncombe

Asheville Yoga Center, a pillar of the city’s emerging “wellness district” in the area around South Liberty Street, is up for sale. The transition represents the next phase of changes brought about by the divorce of the center’s founders, Stephanie and Sunny Keach, according to Melissa Driver, the company’s general manager. Also in brief: prostate cancer screening tips for men, new programs and services and a new website that illustrates the impact of the opioid epidemic on the local community.

Drew Reisinger

Drew Reisinger (I), Democrat Place of residence: West Asheville Occupation: Buncombe County Register of Deeds Political experience: Buncombe County Register of Deeds, 2011-present Endorsements: The Sierra Club; Land of Sky Association of Realtors; WNC Central Labor Council Amount of money raised: $12,382 Top three donors and amount contributed: The Ellen Frost Campaign, $750; Rev. […]

Pat Cothran

Pat Cothran, Republican Place of residence: Leicester Occupation: Title insurance underwriter, insuring property documents recorded in the Register of Deeds office. Political experience: 38 years of corporate business and leadership experience, which requires multiple political relationships Endorsements: I did not seek political endorsements for this elected office because it is an apolitical position. Amount […]