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  1. Sculptor Ron Kane, from apprenticeships to "Gates of Paradise"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Mountain Xpress

    Ron Kane worked as a carpenter on more than 38 movie sets and for four years apprenticed to Egyptian King Faruq's sculptor Mustaf Naguib , but his career came to a sudden halt when he injured his spine. Kane has since settled in a Candler-based warehouse-turned-living space where he crafts wooden artwork for customers.

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  2. Master Gardenersa 2015 tour focuses on educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | Mountain Xpress

    Enka High School's garden is the kick off site for the June 13 garden tour hosted by Buncombe County Master Gardeners. As you drive up to Enka High School you'll see a horseshoe design of flowers that marks the spot where an expected 500-600 people will soon begin their tour of seven local gardens.

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  3. Just down the road: Highlights of the Enka-Candler food sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Mountain Xpress

    From homemade country sausage to a rice bowl flavored with an Indonesian-style gado-gado sauce, Enka-Candler's evolving food scene proves that good eats go best with a big helping of community, history and heart. Consider this sampling: the Miami Restaurant , with its half-century of history; the Artisan CafA and Coffee House , the new kid on the block that tilts toward upscale; and the family-style Highway 151 Restaurant .

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  4. Boon or bane: Buncombe residents speak out against manufactured housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Mountain Xpress

    COUNTY LANDS: Following the March 17 Buncombe County Board of Commissioners retreat, word spread that the county may consider lifting restrictions on mobile homes in R-1 and R-2 districts. Graphic by Anna Whitley & Kyle Kirkpatrick A steady stream of Buncombe County residents queued up April 7 to voice opposition to loosening restrictions on mobile homes.

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  5. Expect a big turnout at CleanUp Candler April 9 community meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Mountain Xpress

    Can a community initiative rise from the ground up, with no leaders and no set agenda? The answer is yes, and it's apparent in newly affixed "Ole Town Candler" bumper stickers and a CleanUp Candler campaign that's taking off via a Facebook page . And on Thursday, April 9, the initiative takes another step forward with a community meeting at Enka Middle School.

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  6. Wicked Weed breaks ground on new 50,000-barrel production facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Mountain Xpress

    Wicked Weed co-owner Rick Guthy shows Xpress the brewery's plans for its new 40,000-square-foot production facility in Candler. On March 18, Wicked Weed brews flowed from taps set up in a Candler parking lot - the future home to the local brewery's new, 40,000-square-foot production facility.

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  7. Alternative energy may be the key to a self-sustaining economy for N.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Mountain Xpress

    Alternative or clean energy is defined as energy coming from sources such as wind, biomass, hydroelectric and alternative fuels. For a long time the industry has been considered futuristic, unestablished, maybe even a little strange.

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  8. Planning and zoning, affordable housing discussed at County Commissioner's retreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Mountain Xpress

    At the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners' March 17 retreat, the planning department gave two separate presentations, each containing proposed actions to be discussed at future meetings. Prior to the meeting, the board entered a closed session for 45 minutes for an emergency meeting on an economic development issue, wrote Kathy Hughes , clerk to the board, in an email.

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  9. Accelerating Appalachia helps nature-based entrepreneurs get fundingRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2014 | Mountain Xpress

    Riverbend Malt House co-owner Brent Manning, left, expanded his production from less than one ton of malt per batch to four tons while working with Sara Day Evans, right. "Our experience with Accelerating Appalachia was definitely a positive one," says Manning.

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