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Pintacuda Recounts Mt. Kilimanjaro Trek

On Tuesday, July 9, 2024, Mills River Presbyterian Church continued its bi-monthly Church Chat series with a presentation by Lucretia Pintacuda. Starting at 7:00pm, Pintacuda shared her story of challenge and accomplishment as she journeyed to climb the 19,341-foot summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro with Parkinson’s Disease. Diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease in 2017, Pintacuda resides in […]

The Allen School: Educating African Americans in Western North Carolina

This state historical marker is located on College Street near Oak Street, in Asheville, and reads, “Allen School – Established in 1887 to educate African Americans in western N.C. Emerged as residential preparatory school for Black women. Was 1/3 mi. E until 1974.” According to the historical sketch accompanying the marker on the state website, […]

City Launches Community Space Upfit Project

The City of Asheville’s Community Space Upfit Project, funded by federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds, bridges the digital divide and promotes equity by providing technology and infrastructure for virtual community meetings and emergency briefings.

Christ School’s Astounding Aviation Program

Christ School's Aviation Program, led by pilots Thornbury and Hoffert, offers students hands-on flight training, access to advanced simulators, and a focus on safety. Students prepare for FAA certifications and future careers, making it a unique opportunity for aspiring pilots at this private boys high school in Arden.

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Mission Performs First TriClip in North Carolina

A surgical team at Mission Health, led by Dr. Michael Chenier, has successfully completed the first TriClip intervention in North Carolina. Approval for the procedure was expedited, so, until more data is collected guaranteeing its safety, the FDA recommends that its use be limited to specially-trained, multidisciplinary teams at large-volume centers.

Henderson County Unveils Hub for Veterans Services

Henderson County unveiled the newly renovated Veterans Services Building with a ribbon cutting ceremony and public tours.

He-Said/She-Said from the Library Brawl

Three locals attended what appeared to be a training session for guerrilla warfare, free and open to the public and on public property. They were called out as Zionists and a fight ensued. The "Zionists" were the only ones treated for minor injuries after the police arrived, and the police are requesting help identifying perpetrators in the ongoing investigation.

SART Provides Free Theater for Youth with Charlotte’s Web Production

SART offers free tickets to children under 12 for their production of Charlotte's Web, aiming to make live theatre accessible and inspire a love for the arts.

Revelations Keep Coming From Town’s Emails

"The primary reason for my resignation is directly related to my involvement with the town manager, so I can no longer remain objective with regard to her employment with the town or her contract."

Magnificent Sidewalk Art Has ‘Bear Necessities’

Hendersonville’s mile-long Main Street is alive again with those colorful Bearfootin’ Artwalk bear figurines for the summer and into autumn.