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In his lifetime, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. showed us how one person can make a meaningful difference in the world, advocating tolerance and respect. These are ideals we at Carolina Day School share—our commitment is to exist as a welcoming, equitable, and inclusive organization that aligns …

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Use of opioid-based pain management pharmaceuticals is being evaluated with a critical eye because of their highly addictive qualities – sometimes observed to be a gateway to heroin and fentanyl abuse - and risks of overdose often leading to fatalities.

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The Asheville Christian Academy girls basketball team secured their first conference road game of the week by knocking off Asheville School 59-33. The Blues kept things close in the first quarter but the Lions outscored the Blues 19-5 in the second to comfortably take a 29-12 halftime advantage.

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Over the holidays the Asheville Christian Academy boys basketball team competed in the holiday tournament at Freedom High School in Morganton, NC. After a lethargic loss against RS Central in the opening round the Lions bounced back with an inspired effort against McDowell High School. The L…

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UNC Asheville professor of mathematics David Peifer was invited by the Asheville Museum of Science to give a presentation at The Collider about the history and legacy of Black Mountain College. His area of expertise is topology and infinite group theory, first introduced by German mathematic…

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Amazingly, many teenagers will graduate high school this year with little knowledge about how finances work, flying blind into a hurricane-sized storm of potential debt, bad loans, bankruptcy, and no savings or retirement.

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WNC Republican luminaries gathered in the Expo Center at the Crowne Plaza Resort for the 26th annual Charles H. Taylor Holiday Dinner earlier this month. The evening featured U.S. Senator Thom Tillis, Congressman Elect Mark Harris, and N.C. Treasurer Dale Folwell as the master of ceremonies. 

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Over the last three weeks the Asheville Christian Academy boys basketball team has suffered a variety of losses. After starting the year 5-0 the Lions’ players have succumbed to a string of illness and injury including major dental surgery, mononucleosis, and the flu which has sapped the squ…

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The Western North Carolina Nature Center was the topic of the final Leadership Asheville Forum critical issues luncheon of the year. Executive director Chris Gentile was the featured speaker, addressing recent accomplishments and some exciting new plans for the Nature Center’s future.

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Volunteers, a local business, an Asheville city council member, a naturalist and a state National Guard officer were among recipients of environmental recognition awards at the Sierra Club of Western North Carolina holiday party Dec. 6.

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The Western North Carolina Association of Health Underwriters (WNCAHU) held their annual legislative meeting at Asheville’s Renaissance Hotel. Guest speakers included N.C. Sen. Ralph Hise (R),  N.C. Rep. Susan Fisher (D), and N.C. Rep. Brian Turner (R), N.C. Rep. Kevin Corbin (R), and a staf…

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Carolina Day School announced that, after a national search, Dr. John Daves will become the new principal of its upper school for grades 9-12.

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Gift giving in the workplace can be challenging territory to navigate. And as anyone who has received an inappropriate gift or something that really wasn’t useful can attest, he or she probably doesn’t want to face a situation in which a gift leads to office gossip.

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The Asheville Christian Academy girls basketball team jump started their week with an overpowering performance over Hickory Christian Academy. The Lions used a full court press that created multiple first quarter turnovers and in turn led to easy ACA baskets.

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We are entering one of the busiest, and most stressful, travel periods of the year. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, travel to a destination 50 miles or more away increases by over 50 percent for Thanksgiving and by almost 25 percent for Christmas and New Year's.

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Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming in Biltmore Park Town Square is filled with a wide selection of goods for dogs from canine treats and pet food to collars, toys and a host of other pet-related products. The shop also has a full grooming service that includes baths, brush outs, nail clipping, …

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A celebration was held for a “great American and true patriot” who reached an important milestone. Retired Norfolk Southern Railway officer Forrest Earl Jarrett turned 90 years old this November and friends from far and wide turned out at the historic train depot in Marshall to wish him well.

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The Asheville Christian Academy boys basketball team entered their matchup last week against Legacy Charter with a 5-0 record but their perfect start came to a crashing end.

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The Theater Department at Carolina Day School has much to celebrate, as they bring home honors from both the 2018 NCTC High School Play Festival and from the NCTC State High School Play Festival.

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What could be better than luscious artisan-made chocolate bonbons? Most people agree that well-crafted chocolate is a heavenly pleasure. Many Ashevillians and visitors have discovered French Broad Chocolate (FBC), WNC’s premier chocolate maker. 

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Asheville Buncombe Community Christian Ministry (ABCCM) marks the 32nd year of North Carolina’s longest-running Nativity production, Return to Bethlehem, Dec. 6 - 9 at Groce United Methodist Church, 954 Tunnel Road, Asheville.

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The weather may have been cold on Nov. 14 but hearts were warm as Carolina Day School students gathered on Jon Kraus Way with partner schools Asheville Christian Academy, Christ School, and the Franklin School of Innovation to celebrate the start of this year's Habitat for Humanity Student Build.

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Seasonal TV shows... sparkling gifts in stores... magazines full of beautiful holiday scenes. We're often shown the holiday season as an amazing and joyful time, but maybe your personal holidays aren't quite so perfect. And this can be disappointing for many people.

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Hillman Beer is a quintessential family business owned and operated by brothers Brad and Greig Hillman and Greig’s wife, Brandi Hillman. The brothers’ parents also have some ownership in the craft brewery. And Brandi’s mother served as the contractor for the extensive clean up and renovation…

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Biltmore Village Merchants are celebrating a 30 year tradition of Holiday Cheer. On Wednesday, Nov. 28 from 5:30-7 p.m., the Historic Biltmore Village Association hosted a surprise celebration to honor Bruce Tompkins, owner of The Olde World Christmas Shoppe, and its opening in Biltmore Vill…

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The Carolina Day School community gathered on campus November 15 to celebrate CDS swimmer Madeleine Bauer '19, who has signed with University of Michigan. As a swimmer for Carolina Day, Madeleine has been named to numerous all-conference teams, all-WNC swim teams, and has celebrated on the p…

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“Charting the Future of the Pisgah-Nantahala Forest” was the subject of a recent Leadership Asheville Forum. Will Harlan of Blue Ridge Outdoors, founder of the “I Heart Pisgah” coalition, and Sam Evans, senior attorney for the Southern Environmental Law Center were the presenters. 

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Each month volunteers collect water samples in area streams and lakes for the Environmental Quality Lab, a non-profit organization that monitors surface water quality in Western North Carolina.