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Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Offshore Wind Energy

Under conditions that foster offshore wind utilization, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory estimates that the technical resource potential for U.S. offshore wind is more than 4,200 gigawatts of capacity, or 13,500 terawatt-hours per year of generation.

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Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

What’s a better way to ring in the new season than with delicious seasonal flavors from our local farmers markets!

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WNC Career Expo Returns to WNC Ag Center on Oct. 11th

The Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce and Mountain Area Workforce Development Board encourage all Western North Carolina career seekers to attend the WNC Career Expo, which will be held on Tuesday, October 11.

A vehicle driving through a flooded street.

Flood Safety Tips From the CDC

Each year, more deaths occur due to flooding than any other hazard related to hurricanes and thunderstorms. The most common flood deaths occur when a vehicle is driven into hazardous flood water.