Winter Ornaments

The 3rd Annual Beat the Winter Blues Ball

Thursday, December 21, 2017

The Rotary Club of Asheville-Metro is pleased to announce its 3rd annual Beat the Winter Blues Ball! This yearly fundraiser supports the Coins for Alzheimer’s Research Trust and ABCCM’s Veteran Restoration Quarters.

Emily Prince of Fletcher Elementary

Local Student Wins Cabbage-Growing Contest

Thursday, December 21, 2017

This year, more than one million third graders have gotten hands-on gardening experience, growing colossal cabbages with high hopes to win “best in state” and receive a $1,000 scholarship towards education from Bonnie Plants.

Cannon Hill Run

26th Annual Frostbite Races on Feb. 18th

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

As the mercury drops and Old Man Winter comes sneaking in, we’re ready for all those awesome winter activities that turn cold weather into cool weather: hot chocolate, snowball fights and sledding included!

Asheville City Bus

Asheville ART Expands Service in 2018

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

In 2018, several Asheville ART buses will run later into the evening. Also, Sunday and holiday service will extend to all routes.

Help Animals This Holiday

You Can Make a Difference This Holiday Season!

Monday, December 11, 2017

The holiday season can be a hectic time. Between shopping for gifts, attending holiday get-togethers and trying to manage our regular routines, it might seem difficult to make time for anything else.

Raw Cookie Dough

A New Reason to Not Eat Raw Cookie Dough

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

A recent study published by The New England Journal of Medicine has revealed unwanted findings. Although it is a low-moisture food, raw flour can be a vehicle for foodborne pathogens.

Memory Tree Planting

Trees Offer Lasting Memorials to Loved Ones

Monday, November 27, 2017

Planting a tree in celebration of a loved one’s life can provide a living legacy for those who knew that person well and benefits to those whom they never met.

Neighborhood Potluck

Neighborhood Profile: Norwood Park

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Norwood Park is a 26-acre planned community north of downtown Asheville.  The neighborhood is bounded by Murdock, Norwood, Woodward and Farrwood Avenues, between Merrimon and Kimberly Avenues.

Diana Wortham Theatre

Diana Wortham Theatre Announces 2018 Scholarship Program

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

The Diana Wortham Theatre announces the 2018 Y.E.S. Emerging Artists Fund, a program to support young performers by providing scholarships for graduating high school seniors pursuing a career in the performing arts.

NICU Reading Program

Send a New Parent and Newborn Home With a Book

Friday, October 20, 2017

Reading and literacy is an essential life skill. One program at Mission Hospital lets newborns and families take books home from the hospital to get a head start on reading.

Sweet Potatoes

What’s in Season in North Carolina?

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Apples, beets, bokchoy, cabbage, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, greens, flint corn, and mushrooms are currently in season in North Carolina.

NC Stage Company

North Carolina Stage Company’s 2017-18 Season

Monday, October 9, 2017

The North Carolina Stage Company has announced its 2017-2018 season. Upcoming productions include witty comedies, insightful dramas, heartwarming stories, music and more!

Storm Drain 'Don't Pollute' Sticker

Mark Storm Drains in Your Neighborhood

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Do you know where the water that flows into a storm drain goes? This water does not go to a treatment plant but flows directly into our streams, lakes, and rivers.

MindKare mental health screening kiosk

Mental Health Kiosk Screenings Now Available in Buncombe County

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Buncombe County now hosts a MindKare mental health screening kiosk, a touchscreen device that allows residents to learn about behavioral health conditions, participate in confidential assessments and find local treatment resources.

Asheville Neighborhood Profile: Chestnut Hills

Monday, September 4, 2017

Chestnut Hills Neighborhood encompasses an area north of the downtown Central Business District that starts at the corner of East Chestnut/Merrimon Avenue, running northward to Hillside Street.