Tuesday Dec 17
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Blossman Services Begins Construction on National Autogas Research...
ENP Newswire - 17 December 2013 Release date- 13122013 - Swannanoa NC - Blossman Services, Inc., a subsidiary of The Blossman Companies, has begun construction on its new Autogas Research and Technology Center located in Asheville NC.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
A musical marriage
The epic romance of Amy White and Al Petteway began with Thai curry after a Celtic music concert on St. Patrick's Day in 1995, literally the moment they were introduced by a mutual friend in Washington, D.C. Neither knew at the time that they would marry the following year and become an award-winning duo on the musical stage, much less wind up ... (more)
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Asheville's Owen Middle holds holiday sale Saturday
SWANNANOA - Christmas in the Valley, the 10th annual arts and crafts show at Owen Middle School, will be 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday in the school gym at 730 Old U.S. 70. The event will include artisans and music, a free children's activity area and a visit from Santa, as well as barbecue and homemade concessions for sale and a raffle.
Jam builds community
John Voykin is 12 hours travel time away from home. But home is exactly why this British Columbia resident will spend six days in the Asheville area this week.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Symphony plays Christmas concert
The Asheville Symphony Orchestra slides into the holiday season with one of its most popular programs, "A Classical Christmas," getting a matinee performance at 3 p.m. Dec. 15 at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Reuter Center Singers in 3 holiday concerts
ASHEVILLE - The Reuter Center Singers, under the direction of Chuck Taft, will present a series of holiday concerts beginning at 7:30 p.m. Monday at their home base, the Reuter Center at UNC Asheville.
Music notes: Mars Hill's cloggers offer hip-hop workshop
ASHEVILLE - High school and college-age students of any dance level are invited to a free hip-hop workshop, led by Joe Barron, a member of the national champion Bailey Mountain Cloggers, at Mars Hill University on Tuesday.
Sold-out holiday Jam still rocking
In a year that saw the demise of such long-running entertainment events as the Bele Chere festival, the iconic Warren Haynes Christmas Jam is stronger than ever.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Heating program loses funds
A change in the requirements for an emergency heating assistance program is making it harder for families to get help, according to local nonprofits.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
It's Holly Jolly time again
Several years ago, I wrote a column that included a quiz to see how acclimated each of you were to life in the Swannanoa Valley.
the Purple Flag:a symbol of warmth and care
The purple flag - a sign of hope for a warm meal, a warm place to stay, and to know that someone cares.
Holly Jolly, a large town party, is set for Friday, December 6. Merchants stay open late and treat shoppers to fun and food.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The twelve plays of Christmas
As the days grow shorter and the mist over the Blue Ridge thickens into a cold, icy fog, Western North Carolinians will be rushing around the region, buying and wrapping gifts, decking their halls and eagerly awaiting the first real snowfall of the season.
An-Tiki auction Tuesday to benefit Asheville's Brother Wolf
ASHEVILLE - Brother Wolf Animal Rescue's "An-Tiki Benefit Auction" will begin at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Tobacco Barn, 75 Swannanoa Road.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
The 'golden age' of 1915 also included farming, freaks
In 1915, James Eugene Rankin, mayor of Asheville, stated: "There are lots of things just as good as money.
Balancing Work and School Breaks
The countdown to Christmas seems to come earlier each year, and by the time the kids are released from school for the holiday break, everyone is ready for a vacation.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
New Year's Eve Furball to benefit Brother Wolf
ASHEVILLE - The popular New Year's Eve event known as "White Ties & Tails Furball" returns 9 p.m. Dec. 31 through 1 a.m. Jan. 1 at Celine & Company, 49 Broadway St. The evening will include heavy appetizers, open bar, music, local entertainment and silent auction.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Sheriff sets next meeting in Swannanoa
The COPS team has been in the area for the past 30 days identifying key issues and speaking with community leaders and residents in an effort to address any enforcement issues the residents of Swannanoa have.
Black Mountain restaurant donates to schools
BLACK MOUNTAIN - The Madison Inn and Restaurant is holding its second annual Merry Christmas Black Mountain fundraiser.