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Employees working in the RISC Networks Asheville office.

RISC Networks Acquired by Illinois-based Software Company

Flexera, an Illinois-based software company, has acquired RISC Networks. Headquartered in Asheville, RISC Networks’ groundbreaking SaaS-based analytics platform helps companies speed their migration to the cloud.

The exterior of Smith-McDowell House.

Step Back In Time at Asheville’s Oldest Home

The Smith-McDowell House owns several WNC distinctions. It is Asheville’s first mansion, the oldest surviving house in Asheville, and the oldest brick structure in Buncombe County.

Chris Bailey, the next Aheville Police Chief.

Chris Bailey is Asheville’s Next Police Chief

After a national search informed by robust input from the local community, City Manager Debra Campbell is excited to announce that Chris Bailey will become Asheville’s next police chief.

Children working on art projects outside in the grass.

Cultural Arts and Science in Pritchard Park

Join LEAF Schools and Streets for cultural arts from both local and global traditions on Wednesday nights from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm in Pritchard Park, now through August 7, 2019!

A dryer with towels hanging out of it.

16 Ways to Save Money in the Laundry Room

Laundry is no one’s favorite chore, and it doesn’t help that washers and dryers are among the costliest appliances to operate. Since most of us do at least a few loads of laundry each week, it’s worth taking steps to reduce energy use.

Volunteers participating in the Tuck River Cleanup.

Outdoor Gear Companies Team Up for French Broad River Cleanup

United By Blue, the outdoor apparel brand that pledges to remove a pound of trash from the world’s oceans and waterways for every product sold, has announced its plans for a warehouse sale and community cleanup weekend in Asheville, NC.