With funding lagging for some of Asheville’s shovel-ready greenway projects, a local organization has stepped in to help get one in the road, so to speak.
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A myth that has long persisted in the lore of Black Mountain College, an experimental school located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains during the ’30s, ’40s, and ’50s, is that the school was isolated and had little to no interaction with the surrounding communities.
Each year, the Area Agency on Aging at Land of Sky Regional Council (LOSRC) recognizes individuals for their service to Western North Carolina. Two awards were presented at the March Board of Delegates meeting to outstanding members of the region.
Come out of hibernation and shrug off old man winter with outdoor adventures. Welcome spring and summer days with the Buncombe Outdoors series of entry-level community hikes.
The new Buncombe County Data Card shows that child poverty and hunger remain major problems for children.
GE Aviation facilities in North Carolina are making components for two jet engine models that have recently made headlines around the world.
North Carolina’s Oil and Gas Commission recently returned to work for the first time in two years. Whatever resources were underground when the commission was last in business have gone untapped since that point.
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will open Hatchery-Supported Trout Waters in twenty-five western counties at 7:00 am on April 7th. The season will run through Feb. 28th, 2019.
Mission Health’s Board of Directors recently announced that it has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to enter into exclusive discussions to join HCA Healthcare, a Nashville, Tennessee-based company.
UNC Asheville has added two electric vehicle charging stations to the parking deck across the street from the Sherrill Center (P12) to provide a cost-free charging option to the campus community.
Asheville Outlets has announced the expansion of the center’s popular free shuttle bus service available for area hotels, convention locations, and local attractions.
Sean David Robinson, a local, first-time playwright, is making his worldwide debut in an Off-Broadway festival this August. Robinson’s full-length play, “Starbright,” will be performed over the course of three weeks in an Off-Broadway venue as part of the Broadway Bound Theatre Festival.
Seniors in Western North Carolina have more access to life-changing chronic care management programs now that the YMCA of Western North Carolina is a Medicare provider.