Christine Robinson

Citizens Speak Out About Safety and Homelessness, Present Plans

Homelessness and crime in Asheville have been in the news a lot lately, especially since the Washington, DC-based National Alliance to End Homelessness (NAEH) made its $73,000 recommendations to the Homeless Initiative Advisory Committee (HIAC), Asheville City Council, and Buncombe County Commissioners on January 25th. The plan, called Within Reach, for all of its cost, […]

Local Spiritual Group Teaches of Divine Love and Spiritual Freedom

Learn how Soul achieves freedom from the limitations of mind, emotions, karma, and reincarnation. Divine Guidance—As Close As Your Heartbeat, an ECK Light and Sound Service, will be presented on Sunday, March 12th, at 11:00 a.m. at the Country Inn and Suites, 22 Westgate Parkway.

South College Asheville Launches First Physician Assistant Program

The South College Asheville Physician Assistant program officially launched on Jan. 23 with the first class of 84 students who are pursuing a Master of Health Science in Physician Assistant Studies. Enrollment is now open for the next cohort, which starts in January 2024.

Record Numbers Attended ‘The Asheville Celtic Festival’

The Asheville Celtic Festival was the perfect family outing, with kids of all ages enjoying the music, food, athletics, historic lectures that included NC history, and sword fighting demonstrations.

Celebrate Scottish Heritage at the 2023 Asheville Celtic Festival

Haggis, whiskey, swords, and kilts at the WNC Ag Center Dress for the period if you wish, and come celebrate Scottish and Irish heritage.

Franny’s Farmacy Hemp Franchise Expands to National Reach

Franny’s Farmacy is evolving with a new brand image, new products, and more franchises poised to enter emerging recreational markets and existing legal-market cannabis states.

5 Teachers Receiving Inaugural “Teachers of Excellence” Award

The Rotary Club of Asheville hosts its inaugural Teachers of Excellence Awards Program luncheon, to be held at noon on January 26 at Trinity Episcopal Church. The goal of this program is to foster and encourage excellence in teaching and reward dedication to education in the Asheville City and Buncombe County School Districts.

Mine & Yours Resale Celebrates 22nd Anniversary

With inflation soaring, consignment shopping is trending, and Mine & Yours Asheville Resale is celebrating their 22nd anniversary of assisting local buyers, sellers, and charities. It's a win-win business model.

Grove Arcade’s Roaring 20s Soiree & Rich History

Flappers and dappers enjoy a step back in time to the Roaring 20s in the perfect venue, the Grove Arcade.

2023 New Year’s Eve Party Guide

Asheville just might have the most unusual line-up of New Year's Eve events, from speakeasies to yoga. Check it out to see what is right for you.