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Located just a stone’s throw from Sierra Nevada and the Asheville Regional Airport, the Riveter will join outdoor adventure and environmental sustainability with a 40,000 square foot facility perched above a 10-acre working farm leading down to the French Broad River.

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On June 22 and 23, 19 Appalachian Grow family farms will welcome visitors during ASAP’s highly anticipated annual Farm Tour. This fun and educational weekend offers the public a chance to experience firsthand how food is grown and raised in the mountains, sample farm-fresh products, and meet…

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For the first time in school history the Asheville Christian Academy girls track team won the CAA Conference Championship. They scored 102.5 total points which placed them ahead of second place Carolina Day (83), third place Asheville School (63.5) and fourth place Rabun Gap (18). ACA’s Aver…

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Biltmore Forest resident Holly Strauss noticed an uptick in the number of honeybees swarming in her back yard. “You could see them along the roofline flying around the garage. My yard maintenance man told me they were honeybees, and you can’t kill them. You have to relocate them,” she said.

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Since 1990, Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity has operated a resale store to help fund its building programs. Significant ongoing community support by shoppers, donors, and volunteers has positioned the Asheville Habitat ReStore as a leader among 900+ ReStores nationwide and as an annual B…

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Carolina Day School senior Jeffrey Short has been selected as a recipient of the Harry R. Morrill Scholarship. The Rotary Club of Asheville established the Harry R. Morrill scholarship to help meritorious students and encourage scholarship among high school seniors. The scholarship program i…

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The Asheville Christian Academy baseball team dropped a high scoring extra-inning affair to West Henderson High School last week. After two innings West Henderson held a 6-3 lead but a three run fourth inning by the Lions leveled the score. ACA pulled ahead by a run in the top of the 6th to …

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Asheville School senior Major Eason as a 2019 All-American Athlete Award recipient from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). This award recognizes Eason’s athletic accomplishments and his dedication to strength and conditioning.

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Sunnicrest, the last remaining of six luxury “cottages” George Vanderbilt had constructed on Vernon Hill in the mid 1890s, has just had a makeover of its exterior and landscaping completed.

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Ashley Lucas, founder of PHD Weight Loss, recently opened a new clinic in south Asheville after moving to the area with her family last November.

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Not every teenager’s room looks like a cyclone just hit, but many do. And while some teens certainly have inherited that neat gene, for many parents their teen’s messy room is often the reason for lectures and arguments.

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For the first time in The Denim Ball’s history, the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation will host the fundraising event at Moses H. Cone Memorial Park at milepost 294 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Cone Manor, the grand Colonial Revival-style summer home of Moses and Bertha Cone, will provide a gorgeo…

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The Show & Tell Pop Up Shop is popping up this spring with a 12-day shopping experience at the Asheville Social Hall in Downtown Asheville, just in time for Mother’s Day! Explore this beautiful, light-filled, loft-like space as you shop an array of local/indie handmade, design, and vinta…

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Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity is excited to announce that it will open a second Habitat ReStore in Weaverville in late summer 2019. The ReStore will lease the space currently occupied by ACE Hardware who is moving across the street. Though smaller than the flagship Asheville store, the…

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The Asheville Christian Academy baseball team took to the field last week against their local rival, Carolina Day School. It was a runaway from the start as the Lions scored eleven runs in the first inning and three runs in the second in route to a 14-1 victory.

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Are you having trouble finding enough candidates for open positions in your company? Then, please save the date. The Project Search Asheville Reverse Job Fair is happening on Wednesday, May 8, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the DoubleTree Biltmore Hotel at 115 Hendersonville Road.

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Calling all camera phone photographers — Western North Carolina is one of three regions in North Carolina competing in the 2019 City Nature Challenge, a photographic science competition held Friday, April 26 – Monday, April 29. All budding photographers are encouraged to help WNC compete.

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Buncombe County Special Olympics will host more than 500 athletes at its annual Spring Games on Thursday, May 2, from 9 a.m.–1:30 p.m. at T.C. Roberson High School’s football stadium and track (250 Overlook Rd in Asheville).

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Carolina Day School’s Odyssey of the Mind team had a great showing at the 2019 state finals at East Carolina University in Greenville, earning a third-place finish in their division. During the competition, students were challenged to solve problems using creative thinking skills.

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The Asheville Mini-Maker Faire was held on Saturday, April 6, on the campus of UNCA and was an opportunity for makers (crafters, inventors, programmers, and more) to share their ideas and gain inspiration from one another.

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The Asheville Christian Academy baseball team dropped their only game last week in a road contest at conference rival Christ School. The Lions took a one-run lead in the top of the second only to see Christ School score three in the bottom half of the inning to go ahead 3-1.

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For Nick Whitmore, coaching is about building relationships. Exposed to the world of basketball coaching from an early age – his father is former head coach of the University of Vermont Catamounts – Whitmore said he began coaching back when he was a college student and never looked back.

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On Saturday, April 27, the YMCA of Western North Carolina is hosting three community events to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active. Healthy Kids Day® is the YMCA’s annual, national initiative to improve health and well-being for kids and families.

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Dining Out For Life(DOFL) is an annual event benefiting HIV Prevention & Care that takes place in nearly 50 cities across the nation. This year, Dining Out For Life is on Thursday, April 25.

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Deke Arndt, chief of the monitoring branch at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) was invited to address the science behind climate change at Leadership Asheville Forum.

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It was a dominating week on the pitch for the Asheville Christian Academy girls soccer team. They punished Legacy Early College, consistently peppering the back of the net throughout the contest. The Lions scored five goals in the first half and followed that with four more goals in the seco…

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Celebrating its twenty-fifth year, 501(c)(3) nonprofit, Friends of the Smokies, has raised over $65 million for the benefit of the nation’s most visited national park, the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, which straddles the border between North Carolina and Tennessee. Since 1993, the org…

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In an effort to combat drug-facilitated sexual assault (DFSA), Our VOICE and the Asheville Brewers Alliance (ABA) are joining forces for the 4th annual Pints for Our VOICE fundraiser, happening throughout all of April, which is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

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Asheville-based Body Love Coach Christine Garvin and Photographer Sarah Hooker have combined forces to create a photo essay exhibit that highlights the hidden illnesses and disabilities that many women face.

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The Kids’ Mad Mountain Mud Run will include muddy games for kids and adults of all ages. The youngest participants will enjoy painting with mud, finding worms in the mud and other creative muddy activities. Children can enjoy a 1-mile mud run, and even the parents can participate in activiti…