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The Skunk Trunk at The Big Crafty.

The Big Crafty Returns to Pack Square Park on Sunday

The Big Crafty returns to Pack Square Park on Sunday, July 15th, from 12:00 pm to 7:30 pm. The Big Crafty revives the tradition of the community bazaar, a lively celebration of handmade commerce.

A table full of donated school supplies.

Help Local Students Backpack to the Future

Nationally, over 1.36 million school-aged children have been identified as homeless. Buncombe County Public Schools and Asheville City Schools combined have identified 800 homeless students during the 2017-2018 school year.

Two business owners brainstorming ideas.

Five Strategies for Winning at Working Solo

Eighty percent of all U.S. small businesses have no employees. The number of non-employee businesses is expected to grow in coming years, due in part to the expansion of the gig economy and favorable economic conditions.

Army Rangers and civilians compete in a Spartan Race in Fort Mitchell, Ala., April 16, 2016, held in conjunction with the 33rd annual Best Ranger Competition.

Asheville Hosts Spartan Races August 4-5

Grit and endurance collide during the Asheville Spartan race weekend, August 4-5. The races are expected to bring thousands of athletes from across the region to Grove Stone & Sand Company.

GreenWorks' 2018 interns in front of a fence.

GreenWorks Welcomes Summer Interns

The 2018 Youth Environmental Leadership Program (YELP) is off to a great start. This six-week paid internship introduces young people of color to environmental projects and careers, while helping them develop essential job skills.