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Meet the Women Leading the Clean Energy Revolution

Posted on Thursday, May 5, 2016

From the so-called Calutron Girls who ran the cyclotron at Oak Ridge during the Manhattan Project to Hungarian biophysicist Maria Telkes, women have played an important role in energy innovation in the United States and around the world.


Asheville Pokémon Player Named State Champion

Posted on Wednesday, May 4, 2016

After a full day of head-to-head Pokémon Trading Card Game battles, Roan Godfrey-Robbins earned the coveted title of Pokémon State Champion while competing at the 2016 Pokémon State Championships.


WordCamp Asheville Returns in June

Posted on Wednesday, May 4, 2016

WordCamp Asheville is back for another year in 2016. The WordPress conference will be hosted for its third year at Highsmith University Union on the campus of the University of North Carolina Asheville.


CCCD Announces 2016 Windgate Fellows

Posted on Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Now in it’s eleventh year, The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design’s (CCCD) Windgate Fellowship Award marks $1.65 million awarded to 110 emerging craft artists nationwide.


Ten Energy Saving Tips for Spring

Posted on Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Spring marks the end of a long, brutal winter for much of the United States. With the start of a new season comes a fresh opportunity to find ways to save energy and money.


Springtime Project: Tussie Mussie

Posted on Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Learn how to create your own tussie mussie, inspired by fashions and the language of flowers during Queen Victoria’s reign (1837-1901). During this era, flowers were considered a more modest adornment than jewelry for a young woman.


Buncombe County to Host Fishing Tournament for Kids

Posted on Tuesday, May 3, 2016

The Kids Fishing Tournament at Lake Julian Park will take place on Saturday, May 14th, 2016. The semi-annual event is open to all children ages 15 and under and is sponsored by Buncombe County Recreation Services.


Our VOICE Leader Receives National Recognition

Posted on Tuesday, May 3, 2016

The National Sexual Violence Resource Center presented Angélica R. Wind, Executive Director of Our VOICE, a 2016 Visionary Award for the state of North Carolina.


Fiber Weekend at Folk Art Center to Emphasize Embroidery

Posted on Monday, May 2, 2016

As the craft of fiber originated out of a time of necessity, today its function has extended beyond the traditional uses to elaborate embellishments that often require mastering a new set of skills.