Category: Advice & Tips

Update: Catawba Falls Campground being evacuated; hundreds without power across McDowell

Update 9:03 pm: According to emergency radio traffic, evacuation was underway at Catawba Falls Campground in Old Fort. Emergency workers continued to respond to wrecks, transformer fires and downed trees. Duke Energy reported 297 customers without power, but that number was before additional calls came in. Stay safe tonight. Heavy rain continues to impact McDowell […]

The Wine & Oyster to host a benefit for Asheville Jewish Community Center, June 5

Press release from The Wine & Oyster: ASHEVILLE, NC, MAY 2018 – The Wine and Oyster is proud to announce an upcoming fundraiser to benefit the Asheville Jewish Community Center. The event will be held June 5, from 4 – 10 pm at The Wine & Oyster in Biltmore Village, located in the same shopping […]

Want a more equitable city? Try food-oriented design

Cities rely on a familiar toolkit to become stronger, healthier, and more livable: expand transportation, create public space, add jobs, construct housing.

Cooper brings executive focus to mountains

WESTERN WORDS: North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper brought his cabinet to Western North Carolina for a whirlwind tour that included public events in six Western counties. Cooper convened a meeting of his top officials on April 23 at UNC Asheville. Cooper was flanked at his meeting by (from left) Administration Secretary Machelle Sanders, Chief of […]

Affordable Apartments for Rent in Asheville NC

Affordability is one of the key aspects to be kept in mind if you’re searching for apartments for rent in Asheville NC. However, people are usually more concerned about cheaper apartments for rent, and their only priority is to get the most affordable one. This isn’t an ideal approach because things can’t be kept in perspectives if you’re going to do that.