Monarch Butterfly Release at Turgua Brewing

On the balmy afternoon of August 13th, an enchanting spectacle unfolded at Turgua Brewing in Fairview. The atmosphere was buzzing with anticipation as eager attendees gathered to witness the magical Monarch Butterfly Release, a mesmerizing event that blended conservation with the awe-inspiring beauty of nature. Hosted by Turgua Brewing, a local haven for craft beer […]

Asheville Daoist Traditions College of Chinese Medical Art’s 20th Anniversary

Daoist Traditions College of Chinese Medical Arts formally recognizes its 20th anniversary of training the next generation of practitioners of Classical Chinese Medicine. Founded by four women, the Asheville-based college has been a leader in providing high-quality education in Acupuncture and Chinese medicine in North Carolina and nationally, making it one of the premier choices […]

Wanted: Animal Lovers

Once again, the Asheville Humane Society is turning away healthy strays due to capacity issues. The shelter is now asking folks to help hold animals until owners can be found - or consider adopting or fostering themselves.

Gearing up for Apple Festival in Hendersonville

The 77th King Apple Festival will again take place over Labor Day weekend with many exciting activities planned.

I-26 Update Includes Nutrition Classes

An update on the I-26 Connector Project assured citizens that travel on Asheville's north-south expressway will continue to be snarled for six or seven years. The upside was that the project would be providing amenities from a cultural mural to nutrition classes.

Meteor Showers Ahead this Weekend as Prelude to PARI Book Presentation

Author Craig Gralley will share the history of the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute which has served NASA, the Department of Defense, and is now a non-profit education group for 60 years near Rosman in a presentation of his latest book on August 19th.

Farm Tour 2023: Unleashing the Magic of Agriculture in the Heart of Appalachia!

"Get ready for an unforgettable adventure as ASAP's Farm Tour 2023 invites you to explore 22 diverse farms, experience the wonders of agriculture, and indulge in a joyous celebration of local food and sustainable farming practices in the heart of Appalachia."

United Way Steps Up to Combat Food Insecurity in Henderson County

United Way of Henderson County steps up to fight food insecurity by awarding $50,000 to 13 local public-facing food pantries and distribution sites, doubling the impact of community donations and providing crucial support during a time of increased need.

Chestnut Mountain Golf Course Upgraded and Reconditioned

Golfers are discovering the pleasure of playing at the Chestnut Mountain Golf Club in the High Vista Community in Mills River, which has been vastly improved under the new management. It is now open to the public. Come one and all.

Evaluating a Citizen Science Approach to Tick Surveillance & Exposure Risk

Buncombe County residents are encouraged to participate in a NCSU study intended to map ticks in the state and assess the appropriateness of recruiting citizen scientists for similar studies. Participation will involve the preservation and mailing of attached ticks to the researchers.