A Glittering Celebration with Decoraciones Valdes

Jou Valdes creates professional designs for all of life's celebrations. Mostly, he prepares the backdrop, dress, and accouterments for quinceanera blowouts.

Novant Moving to Fill Local Void

Novant Health has applied for a certificate of need to build a 26-bed cancer hospital on Long Shoals Road. Statements provided to the press from Novant hint at deficiencies in local cancer care and echo complaints former Mission oncologists have been lodging against HCA.

MAMA’s Littlest Passengers

To honor mothers for the holiday, this week's business spotlight looks at how MAMA (pun intended) helps connect neonates in distress to vital care.

The Youngs’ Rise to Ace Hardware Businesses in the Mountains

Erik Young says knowing your customers and being a part of the community are key in running a local hardware store.

The Youngs’ Rise to Ace Hardware Empires in the Mountains

Erik Young says knowing your customers and being a part of the community are key in running a local hardware store.

MAHEC Celebrates 50th Anniversary

For the last 50 years, MAHEC has been training physicians through classroom studies and hands-on clinics that take care of Western North Carolinians' dental, psychiatric, OB/GYN, and other medical needs.

Fluttering Splendor as ‘On the Wing’ Gallery Opens in the RAD

Step into a world of vibrant butterflies suspended in acrylic cases, where owners Shane and Sam Trophia combine artistic vision with conservation efforts to preserve the majestic monarch population.

Leadership Asheville Forum Highlights Pratt & Whitney

The luncheon highlighted Pratt & Whitney's transformative impact on Buncombe County's economy and community through their advanced manufacturing facility.

Brother Wolf: Careful Stewardship Goes a Long Way

Brother Wolf’s Executive Director Leah Craig Chumbley explained, "We want all living beings to thrive here so that the animals can have incredible lives ahead of them due to our work and so that our employees can stay in this critical work long-term in order to make the biggest impact for animals."

Outrider: Offroading Even for Quadriplegics

Tommy Ausherman finds making all-terrain 4WDs that even quadriplegics can drive is a great way to apply his talent for making things in a meaningful, purposeful, and impactful way.