Category: Local News

Measles Outbreak

Department of Health and Human Services Urges Vaccination to Prevent Spread Public health officials from the NC Department of Health and Human Services are working Read more »

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NC Senate OKs Drug Testing for Work First Program

RALEIGH – Applicants for North Carolina’s Work First worker-training program will have to undergo drug testing to qualify for benefits, and pay for the drug Read more »

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City of Asheville Faces Budget Woes

The City of Asheville’s recent budget planning on April 3rd started out as an in-house workshop, but turned into a town hall meeting at the Read more »

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Tailgate Tents Going Up!

Area farmers markets begin opening out doors this April Yes, it is spring! One way to know for sure, even with the confusing cold and Read more »

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Award Winning Hospitality Entrepreneur & Speaker Breaks Mold with Radio Show

NC SpeakUp Connects Independent Business Owners Directly with Travelers & Locals Cortina Caldwell, Founder & Managing Consultant of Visit & Venture announced the company’s launch Read more »

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Asheville Spring Herb Festival Returns for 24th Year

The 24th annual Spring Herb Festival will take place at the WNC Farmers Market May 3, 4, and 5, 2013. The largest gathering of herb Read more »

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Mission Health and Care Partners Sign Agreement

Asheville, NC (April 3, 2013)  – At the invitation of CarePartners Health Services, Mission Health has entered into a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MOU) for Read more »

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Mayor Terry Bellamy is Young, Gifted and on Track

Asheville’s Wunderkind by Sharon Shervington Gravitas isn’t a quality that one acquires overnight. But Mayor Terry Bellamy has been in politics for 14 years now, Read more »

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

The Blue Ribbons are Back! Child Abuse Prevention Month will kick off at 12 noon April 2 with the tying of several Big Blue Ribbons Read more »

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Mumpower Heads Up Community Protest

Former Asheville City Councilman Carl Mumpower, known to many as the self-professed “drug-czar of Asheville,” led a protest recently to heighten the awareness of what Read more »

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