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People ask me how the Asheville of the '90s compares to Asheville now. The easiest way for me to explain it is to tell them that, back then, if you were semi-employed you lived in a big Victorian house in Montford.
But many years ago, Bishop - one of the best and least predictable instrumental guitarists to emerge in decades - began adding the honorary title to his solo records.
Best known for her roles as Six on Blossom and Stevie on The Parkers , von Oy is also a musician who has released two albums and is currently working on two books, including a fictional novel for young adults.
Opposing priorities between Asheville and state government took center stage Aug. 27, as Asheville City Council heard an update on recent moves by the General Assembly and approved a list of actions it would like lawmakers to take next year.
A recovering economy and falling gas prices are contributing to an increase in Labor Day holiday travel for the second straight year for North Carolinians, making it the highest number of travelers in six years, according to AAA Carolinas.
Asheville's a great place to live, unless you suffer from FOMO . Even if you catch the drum circle, a gallery crawl, three bands and a late-night DJ, your Twitter feed will still be full of reports and photos from the indie-film screening, book launch, poetry reading and symphony concert that you missed.
Asheville City Council helped pave the way for major growth in the River Arts District Aug. 26, approving a roughly $764,000 incentive package for RAD Lofts.
Advocates with a statewide LGBT advocacy group say they'll deliver as many as 10,000 signed petitions to North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory on Wednesday morning, asking him to stand "on the right side of history," and drop defense of the state's anti-LGBT constitutional amendment.
A North Carolina judge has dismissed all charges and overturned the sentence of a man who spent 22 years in prison after his conviction on child sex abuse case.
UNC Asheville will present Sacred Music, Sacred Dance for World Healing, a performance by monks of the Atlanta-based Drepung Loseling Monastery, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22 in Lipinsky Auditorium.
The Shelby Fire & Rescue Department recently joined an elite group of fire agencies internationally recognized for its commitment to the community.
MAIN STAGE a Youth Circus Arts Performance, 11 a.m. a David Earl & the Plowshares , noon a Nataraj , 1:30 p.m. a Asian Teacher Factory , 3 p.m. a Members of Free Planet Radio with special guests Billy Cardine and John Vorus , 4:30 p.m. a The Fritz , 6 p.m. a stephaniesid , 7:30 p.m. WALNUT STAGE a Delta House Jazz Band , 11:30 a.m. a Alex Krug , ... (more)
An Asheville man is facing charges after the car he was driving collided with a motorcycle and killed the operator.
Gather 'round, folks - it's story time. Asheville Community Theatre's monthly storytelling series, Listen to This: Stories in Performance, closes its fourth season this week.
Words of advice: this week watch those movies on your desk you've been meaning to get around to, go see Calvary or Magic in the Moonlight or Boyhood .
Asheville is the quirkiest town in the U.S, according to a list published by Travel + Leisure.
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Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 07:01 am
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