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Bullington Gardens, a horticultural education center and public gardens, holds its 14th annual Holiday Craft and Greenery Sale on Friday, Nov. 30, and Saturday, Dec. 1. The Holiday Sale and Open House is held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on both days. 

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Diesel Power Truck Center has opened an enormous state of the art diesel repair facility at the Smokey Park Highway in Candler, offering everything from truck and trailer repairs and preventative maintenance to computer diagnostics and full engine rebuilds.

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Asheville School has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School for 2018–2021 for its use of technology to prepare students for college and for life and its commitment to teaching students Apple’s Swift programming language during its co-ed summer app development camp.

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The basketball season at Asheville Christian Academy is underway. Practices began in full a week ago with regular season games beginning this week. John Williams once again leads the girls basketball team who look to go one step further than a year ago. The 2017-2018 season was the best in p…

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Jack Warren and Trip Cogburn ’98 were inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame Friday, Oct. 12. Sponsored by the CDS Alumni Association, the Athletic Hall of Fame recognizes members of the Carolina Day School family who have distinguished themselves as outstanding contributors to athletics at…

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Biltmore Lake was recently awarded the “Community of Excellence Award” by the North Carolina Chapter of the Community Association Institute. Entries considered for the award were judged by Professional Community Association Managers’ from outside the state and were judged based on resident v…

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The Asheville Christian Academy boys cross country team ran another championship winning race last week at the NCISAA 3A state meet. Last season the boys won the 2A state crown but a move up in classification didn’t dissuade the Lions from capturing back to back championships.

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Asheville residents who attended Discovery Day at The Collider learned about the latest climate data and what local businesses are doing to overcome any climate change challenges. 

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As the number of licensed child care centers in Buncombe County continues to dwindle, many parents are left struggling to find qualified caregivers for their pre-school-age children so that they can go to work. This gap puts a particular strain on women, says YWCA of Asheville’s Chief Progra…

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The Asheville Museum of Science invited Joseph Minicozzi to give a presentation about the “Science of Cities” at The Collider. He is an urban planner and founder of Urban3 in Asheville who works to imagine ways to visualize land use through design and economics.

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The Asheville Christian Academy cross country team traveled to Raleigh last week to compete in the Great American Cross Country Festival. Both the boys and girls teams finished 12th out of 25 teams.  The Lions were highlighted by Reece Collie who finished 8th overall while setting a personal…

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The Biltmore community mourns the passing of Marie Jaquelin Watters Colton, who died September 25 at her Deerfield Episcopal Retirement Community home in Asheville. Colton ran as the Democratic Party candidate for the North Carolina House of Representatives. She won in 1978, served eight ter…

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The Asheville Christian Academy soccer team found themselves facing an early deficit against High Point Christian. High Point scored two goals in the first six minutes and held a 3-1 lead at the half. After the break, however, momentum shifted in favor of the Lions.

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Did you know that one in five individuals has dyslexia? Key School at Carolina Day helps grade 2–8 students with dyslexia and other language-based learning differences reach their full potential in school and life.

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Preservation Society of Asheville and Buncombe County (PSABC) executive director Jack Thomson gave a presentation titled Saved Asheville, illustrated with archival photographs from Pack Memorial Library’s special collections.

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EMCOR/Bahnson Mechanical Systems employees and those of its client BorgWarner donned EMCOR Pink Hard Hats and assembled to form EMCOR’s signature giant human Pink Hard Hat Ribbon — 630 people in total — in a visible call to action launching Breast Cancer Awareness Month and EMCOR’s 10th Annu…

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The Pisgah Institute, Western North Carolina’s largest, most comprehensive behavioral health private practice is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Their patients come to Asheville seeking treatment from all points west of Hickory in North Carolina, South Carolina, northern Georgia, eastern T…

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The late September heat wave couldn’t keep beer and fun lovers from living it up at Tour de Fat — “the greatest little show on earth” — Sept. 22 at New Belgium Brewing Asheville. 

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Dennis Branch, M.D. of Newport, Tennessee was a small-town doctor of African American descent who lived in, and conducted his very successful practice in a predominantly white society — treating thousands of black and white patients throughout his career sometimes amid an atmosphere of extre…

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On a 12-acre farm in Henderson County, organic hemp plants ready for harvest soon will be converted to cannabidiol (CBD oil) and distributed to customers of Kingdom Harvest, a recently launched company in Asheville. 

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The Board of the Friends of the WNC Nature Center welcomes Karen Babcock as the new Executive Director. Babcock has a solid history of nonprofit leadership, serving at the director level at Folkmoot USA and Maryland’s Ladew Topiary Gardens. 

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UNC Asheville has once again garnered the No. 7 spot among public liberal arts universities in U.S. News and World Report’s new “2019 Best Colleges,” released online today.

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Tour de Fat, “the greatest little show on earth,” returns to New Belgium Brewing (NBB) Asheville — with bikes, brews and philanthropic fun — noon – 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22 at NBB’s Craven Street campus.

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Asheville Outlets will partner with Splurge – Custom Lighting, Antiques & Art to host a Community Yard Day on Saturday, Sept. 15 from 7:30 a.m. to 12 noon. The event will be held in the parking lot outside of the Gap Factory Outlet. The Community Yard Sale will feature various yard sale …

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RiverLink and the design team led by Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects have solicited recommendations from the public about a master plan for the future Karen Cragnolin River Park off of Amboy Road.

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The Asheville Museum of Science invited Ben Prater, southeast program director for Defenders of Wildlife to The Collider to give a presentation titled Offshore Drilling and its Environmental Impact.

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For many years, the Friends of the Henderson County Public Library have held bi-annual book sales to raise money for the many programs and materials the Friends provide to the library and the community.

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Lake Julian Park Fall Kids Fishing Tournament will take place on Saturday, September 8, 2018. The semi-annual event is open to all children ages 15 and under and is sponsored by Buncombe County Recreation Services and West Ridge Auto Sales. 

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Carolina Day School is pleased to welcome two new international students this fall: Alex Soler from Spain (hosted by the Chris and Elizabeth Mailander family) and Mieke Klemann from Germany (hosted by the Jason Bergman and Connie Herbst family).

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Providing insight into the changing post-retirement landscape,  a new survey by Home Instead, Inc. revealed that more than half (53 percent) of workers approaching retirement in the next five years believe they will likely return to work.

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The Myths and Realities of U.S. Immigration Policy was the theme of the final meeting of Leadership Asheville Forum’s critical issues luncheon for the 2017-2018 sessions. UNC Asheville professor Dr. Mark Gibney was the featured guest speaker.

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For more than 30 years, Radney Foster has been converting the thoughts in his head into mesmerizing lyrics that express the human condition — and others have taken notice. Today, Foster is a celebrated Texas songwriter, known for his storied lyrics that he pens for both himself and others.

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Dr. Michael Ruiz, professor of physics at UNC Asheville, was invited by the Asheville Museum of Science in partnership with The Collider to give a presentation on the physics behind sound and music.

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Registration is open for the Fall 2018 Healthy Kids Running Series.  The Asheville series was named “Best Race for Kids,” by Competitor Groups’ Southeast Edition.

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Carolina Mountain Sales, A Wilkinson ERA company, announces the addition of The Shana Brookshire and Lisa Andres team, to their award-winning company as well as the addition of real estate broker Chris Andres.