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UNC Asheville will host Junior Preview Day on Saturday, March 23, welcoming high school juniors and their families to explore UNC Asheville’s campus and academic programs, and learn more about admissions procedures and financial aid.

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The Flat Rock Playhouse audience will enjoy a historic Homecoming season this year thanks to significant theatre upgrades to the Leiman Mainstage. These include brand new seating, floor lighting, new carpet and a state-of-the-art hearing loop.

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Laughter is the best medicine for the winter chill. Enjoy evening headliners Keith Alberstadt from Last Comic Standing and the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Zoltan Kaszas, cat vs. dog social media sensation and Emcee Kristin Lindner on Saturday, March 16.

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After working together as fitness coaches at a local gym, Dan Hartley and Scott Mirkin decided to pool their resources and open South Slope CrossFit in downtown Asheville a year and a half ago.

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The Blue Banner, UNC Asheville’s student newspaper, earned seven awards at the annual statewide College Media Association’s conference held last month at North Carolina A&T State University.

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With spring break looming and the weather playing havoc on the schedule the Asheville Christian Academy spring sports season has been come to a grinding halt. Both the girls soccer team and baseball teams have had limited games over the last two weeks but last week the ACA track team compete…

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The upper level of Asheville Habitat’s ReStore is regularly abuzz every other Wednesday around 2 p.m. when the bi-monthly Silent Auction closes. But the level of excitement will be anything but typical on March 20, when auction proceeds reach the $1 million mark.

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Barbecue as a verb refers to a style of preparation for various meats, but as a noun it can refer to the social activity where the meat is prepared and consumed, the apparatus used to hold the meat over the fire, or the cooked meat itself. Of the myriad styles and sides, which is best?

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Not quite a year old, the Weed Patch Mountain Trail connecting Chimney Rock State Park to Buffalo Creek near the town of Lake Lure offers hikers an 8.6 mile, one way adventure replete with views of the lake below, and staggering scenes of the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains and Hickory Nut …

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UNC Asheville will host two math-related events in March – the annual Pi(e) Day Fun Run and the Parsons Lecture – both of which should appeal to everyone, regardless of math background. The Pi(e) Day Fun Run will begin at 3:14 p.m., Sunday, March 17 on UNC Asheville’s Karl Straus Track. The …

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Walking through Ambiente Modern Furniture, Manager Jasper Haugaard talks about the quality of home furnishings in his Biltmore Village shop — and their eclectic origins, which range from Europe, Scandinavia and Indonesia to regions of this country.

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Congratulations to Mac Copenhaver, a Carolina Day School student, class of '26, who has been invited to participate in the 2019 North Carolina State Geographic Bee, which will take place on Friday, March 29 in Charlotte.

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The Asheville Christian Academy baseball team traveled to High Point over the weekend to take on fellow NCISAA 3A member High Point Christian Academy.

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Business executives, entrepreneurs, climate scientists, and students from across the country will converge in Asheville this spring for Climate City Expo 2019, a conference that explores innovative climate solutions and business opportunities.

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A long respected tradition holds that to keep the peace at family gatherings there are three topics of conversation to be avoided at all costs; politics, religion and barbecue.

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The Asheville Christian Academy boys basketball team picked up two wins in the opening rounds of the NCISAA 3A State Tournament but fell to the #2 seed, Concord First Assembly, in the quarterfinals by a score of 55-44. The eleven point margin proved to be the largest lead of the game. Both t…

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Everybody’s favorite valentines at the WNC Nature Center this year were Phoenix and Leafa. The pair of Red Pandas is the WNC Nature Center’s newest attraction, and quite possibly its cutest. They came to Asheville from the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago.

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Our VOICE, Buncombe County’s rape crisis and prevention center, will welcome Me Too Movement founder Tarana Burke on March 14, for the Symmetry Financial, AdventHealth and Native Kitchen Break the Silence Speaker Series, Our VOICE’s largest fundraising event of the year. Burke’s movement, wh…

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Last week, high school athletes across the United States signed with college athletics programs during National Signing Day 2019. At Asheville School, Major Eason and Reagan Bednar both officially committed to play at the next level.

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The Asheville Christian Academy girls basketball team collected a new trophy over the weekend.  In the finals of the CAA tournament the Lions upended Rabun Gap in a game that came down to the closing minutes.  The championship match was the rubber match between the two squads as each team wo…

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The Collider will host the second in its two-part panel series focusing on the fourth National Climate Assessment on Thursday, Feb. 21, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. The discussion will identify some of the impacts climate change is having on cities and highlight the importance of conservancy in creat…

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Neal Hanks, Jr., President of Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS, recently delivered the company’s end-of-year 2018 Real Estate Market Report. The Beverly-Hanks market report highlights four key metrics of the Western North Carolina real estate market: sales pace, homes for sale, home prices, and the a…