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For immediate release HENDERSONVILLE, NC – (April 3, 2014) ECO, the Environmental and Conservation Organization, will host primary candidates at a forum on Thursday, April ...
A recent ranking by Consumer Reports says one of the safest hospitals in the nation and three of the safest in the state can be ...
excerpt from Carolina Public Press "In One WNC county, a Jobs Implosion," by Gwen Albers ... The closing will mean the elimination of 400 jobs ...
The Asheville Citizen-Times reported Thursday that the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office plans to relocate from its current location into two other facilities by year’s end. ...
Press Release Most people who live in urban areas like downtown West Asheville have no idea that they are surrounded by edible and medicinal plants. ...
Thursday, April 3 is a code YELLOW air quality forecast day for the valleys and ridge tops of Buncombe County. This means that unusually sensitive ...
Owners of the BB&T Building downtown say they will start work later this year on a 120-room hotel to be located where the building’s parking ...
Press release From HBV Partnership: Restaurants and breweries in Historic Biltmore Village have come together to create a new and unique event. Two local breweries ...
Press release From Fig Bistro: Spring has sprung!!! The weather has been absolutely delightful so far this week and we have spring fever at FIG. ...
Press release From Chestnut: ASHEVILLE, N.C. (April. 01, 2014)— The downtown Asheville restaurant, Chestnut, is pleased to introduce the addition of Saturday Brunch service. Beginning ...
Press release Rosman, NC (April 2, 2014) – Astronomers at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute announce that on Tuesday, April 29, observers in a tiny ...
North Carolina and Haywood County are helping Evergreen Packaging meet new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency boiler regulations that will cost the plant $50 million over ...
For immediate release As a follow-up to the January sale of 90 Zillicoa to the UNC-Asheville Foundation, we are pleased to announce that Odyssey Community ...
Wednesday, April 2 is a code YELLOW air quality forecast day for the valleys of Buncombe County. This means that unusually sensitive people should consider ...
Press release YA author Megan Shepherd leads writing class at UNCA on April 19 Megan Shepherd, author of The Madman’s Daughter (Balzer+Bray/HarperCollins, 2013), will lead ...
Press release Robin Bullock in concert at The Black Mountain Center for the Arts, April 12 The Black Mountain Center for the Arts is proud ...
Press release ASHEVILLE, N.C. (March 27, 2014) – Asheville Savings Bank received the “We’ll Do Anything For United Way” award at the Live United Celebration ...
Press release Ras Alan & The Lions open Highland's 2014 outdoor series qual parts Doc Watson and Bob Marley, The Carter Family and Burning Spear, ...
Local business East Fork Pottery, will be featured on UNC-TV’s flagship program, Our State, on April 3rd at 8pm EST. Our State is an Emmy ...
For immediate release The persistence and pervasiveness of racism divides our community and keeps individuals from achieving success in education, health, employment, and quality of ...
North Carolina's Board of Transportation Funding Committee will hear more Wednesday about a proposal that would charge drivers a tax for every mile they drive, ...
Carolina Public Press From mental health to teen births, lack of health insurance to drinking water violations, how does your county measure up when it ...
Efforts to rally quick support for a cheaper I-26 Connector route over the French Broad River might well have boosted chances the project will win ...
The Asheville Citizen-Times reported Wednesday that a contractor for city government has begun pressure washing downtown sidewalks, cleaning areas that a city official said might ...
Duke Energy is asking a judge to prevent citizens groups from taking part in any enforcement action that would make the company clean up nearly ...
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