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News: Dec. 8, 2006

Asheville: The Secret is out PR Leap (press release) - Chula Vista,CA,USA December 8, 2006 - On November 21st, the famous Frommer’s Travel Guide listed Asheville as the fifth top travel destination in the world. ...

County planners see inspiration in Asheville, NC Lancaster Newspapers - Lancaster,PA,USA LANCASTER COUNTY, PA - Asheville, NC, developer Patrick Whalen said he believes if you want people to frequent a city’s downtown, people have to live downtown ...

Wal-Mart store to be larger, greener Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ASHEVILLE — The planned expansion of a South Asheville Wal-Mart would more than double the floor space of the store. But it would ...

Casino cash boosts tribe Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ... for our entire economy.”. The casino, which offers video gambling, is the largest private employer west of Asheville. It is owned ...

Steep-slope move in Haywood leaves much to be desired Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA .. a plan for development only if the average slopes exceeded 40 percent, as compared to 15 to 25 percent in Buncombe and in an ordinance proposed for Asheville. ...

Expect icy conditions, delays on I-40 Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ASHEVILLE – Traffic is slow or stopped both directions on Interstate 40 west of Asheville in Buncombe and Haywood Counties, State Highway Patrol dispatch said ...

Flu hits Buncombe County Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA by STAFF REPORTS. ASHEVILLE – Seven cases of the flu were confirmed today at Mission Hospitals, according to a release from the Buncombe County Health Center. ...

Old friends, new rivals Indiana Daily Student - USA .. 5-2), though still developing and learning their new coach's system, are coming off a 52-point rout of Western Illinois University on ... 1), North Carolina (No. ...

Taylor era comes to end Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ... 2004. When the 109th Congress adjourns for the year today, Taylor and Western North Carolina move closer to the end of an era. For ...

Wind stokes Jackson wildfire Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ... in Woodfin. The damage added to the 2,954 acres burned by 733 wildfires so far this year in Western North Carolina. State fire service ...

Flood Fine Art Center begins poetry series Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ... His poems have appeared in “Lillabulero,” “Iron,” “Asheville Poetry Review” and ... Rinehart, a native of Western North Carolina, has been a featured ...

Pat Holshouser, wife of former NC GOP governor, dies at 67 Myrtle Beach Sun News - Myrtle Beach,SC,USA .. in Asheville, the daughter of a chaplain at what was Wake Forest College. She received her master's degree in nursing from the University of North Carolina at ...

Morning Star Moravian Church announces Candle Tea Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ... “We are inviting the public to experience a unique part of North Carolina history as Asheville Moravians prepare for a traditional Moravian Christmas ...

NC Research Campus anbd UNC Partner On Comprehensive Bio Resource Carolina Newswire (press release) - NC,USA ... A 350-acre campus that will strengthen North Carolina's biotech corridor, including the Research Triangle Park, the Triad, Asheville and Charlotte. ...

Poll: Sunday hunts unwanted Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA .. Don Mallicoat, an Asheville member of the Ruffed Grouse Society, said the results did not ... North Carolina is one of eight states that bans hunting on Sunday. ...

Goodwill store to open in Canton Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ... Proceeds from sales at the store go toward increasing job training in Asheville with the hope of eventually offering training at the Canton location. ...

Asheville school board to host another Coffee Talk Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ASHEVILLE - The Asheville City Board of Education continues a series of informal “Coffee Talks” to offer parents, school employees and other community ...

US 25 Wal-Mart to get bigger, greener Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ASHEVILLE – The planned expansion of a South Asheville Wal-Mart would more than double the floor space of the big-box retailer. ...

North Carolina casino profit rises Casino City Times - Newton Center,MA,USA CHEROKEE, North Carolina – As reported by the Asheville Citizen Times: "An increase in casino profits pushed year-end per capita payouts 12 percent higher ...

Trooper testifies Shue gave conflicting accounts of fatal crash Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ASHEVILLE – A trooper testified today that Bracken Douglas Shue gave conflicting accounts of a wreck that killed his passenger and prompted him to be charged ...

Shippy, desegregated junior college in 1952, dies Myrtle Beach Sun News - Myrtle Beach,SC,USA ... 72, college officials said. Shippy died Dec. 1 in Asheville. The cause of death was not immediately available. A memorial service ...

Warren Haynes takes on topics of Christmas Jam, his new cd, Dave ... Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA It’s no secret that the Warren Haynes Christmas Jam has grown into Asheville’s hottest concert of the year. ...Asheville is the place the jam needs to be. ...

 
 

News: Dec. 7, 2006

APhA Foundation Announces Ten Cities Selected to Participate in ... Yahoo! News (press release) - USA ... The DTCC is modeled after the highly successful Asheville Project in North Carolina, a diabetes management program started 10 years ago that has proven to ...

Winds bring chance of snow to WNC Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ASHEVILLE — It’s more than two weeks to the official start of winter, but colder temperatures and even snow are no strangers to early December. ...

Witnesses describe racing in Shue murder trial Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ASHEVILLE – Witnesses today described two pickup trucks racing down Mills Gap Road moments before a horrible wreck that killed Jennifer Kristin Williams. ...

Flu shots offered at Asheville Mall Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ASHEVILLE – A flu shot clinic will be offered from 9 am to 3 pm Thursday and noon to 5 pm Friday at the Asheville Mall in front of FYE and Regis Hair Salon. ...

New Buncombe school board members to take office Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ASHEVILLE – The Buncombe County Board of Education will hold its monthly meeting Thursday at the Administrative Building, 175 Bingham Road. ...

Charlotte pulls together strong offense Charlotte Observer - Charlotte,NC,USA The 49ers had one of their best shooting nights of the season and stopped a two-game losing streak by outlasting pesky UNC Asheville 81-73 at Halton Arena. ...

Local talk radio film to be shown Dec. 14 Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ASHEVILLE — A new “no-budget” feature-length documentary about the men and women of local talk radio will be shown at 8 and 10 pm Dec. ...

Ashes spark Woodfin blaze Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA WOODFIN — Firefighters by late Wednesday night had corralled a mountainside blaze ...

Steep slopes review delayed Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ASHEVILLE — A city advisory board has put off review of proposed stricter steep slope construction rules for lack of public input, planners said. ...

Food Network holiday challenge comes to Grove Park Inn Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ASHEVILLE – The Food Network is coming to the Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa for a culinary challenge that features four chefs from around the country working ...

Concord HS readies for title game Charlotte Observer - Charlotte,NC,USA .. In a 21-13 victory over Asheville in the second round, the Cougars' opening scoring drive covered 80 yards. But Concord allowed ...

Hindsman, Powell recognized for service on board of education Smoky Mountain Sentinel - Hayesville,NC,USA ... as Penland shared a letter he had received from the North Carolina School Board ... county commissioners, and parents attend a public forum in Asheville "in an ...

Freshmen prepare to travel home, readjust to parents Red and Black - Athens,GA,USA ... Amber Smith, a freshman from Asheville, NC, said, “I’m an only child ... an extended period by traveling to Texas with family and to North Carolina with friends ...

Nonprofit rehabilitation job centers pump money into economy Durham Herald Sun - Durham,NC,USA By DALE NEAL : Asheville Citizen-Times. ... HVO isn't working alone but in tandem with other rehabilitation centers across western North Carolina, expanding its ...

 
 

News: Dec. 6, 2006

Forest service mopping up last night's Spivey Mountain fire Asheville Citizen-Times - NC, USA ASHEVILLE - US Forest Service crews are on the scene of last night’s fire on Spivey Mountain checking for hot spots and performing mop up. ...

UNC Asheville 75, Furman 67 FayObserver.com - Fayetteville NC, USA AP. Vincent James scored a game-high 22 points including the go-ahead basket with 5:35 left to lead UNC Asheville to a 75-67 win over Furman on Saturday. ...

Lawyer: Speed did not cause crash Asheville Citizen-Times - NC, USA ASHEVILLE — Bracken Douglas Shue was forced off the road before he slammed into a tree, killing the woman he wanted to marry, his defense attorney said in ...

Man pleads 5th in trial for deadly crash Asheville Citizen-Times - NC, USA ASHEVILLE — A man who police say was involved in a crash that killed a young Asheville woman will not have to testify at the trial of his co-defendant, a ...

NBA Star Brad Daugherty Joins ESPN NASCAR Team PaddockTalk - USA ... a late-model stock race team with driver Robert Pressley in Asheville, NC The ... the team’s first major victory at the Orange County Speedway in North Carolina. ...

Polk jobless rate among NC’s lowest Tryon Daily Bulletin - Tryon, NC, USA ... Nearly half of North Carolina’s counties had a drop in unemployment in ... unemployment rate for metropolitan areas was 3.1 percent in Asheville, followed by 3.3 ...

Thurlow receives national teaching award Asheville Citizen-Times - NC, USA ASHEVILLE - Betsy Thurlow, a first-grade teacher at Haw Creek Elementary School, has been chosen as one of only three North Carolina finalists for a ...

Park & Rec’s Brinson gave 31 years of selfless service, a tough ... Asheville Citizen-Times - NC, USA by Paula Robbins. After 31 years of service to the city of Asheville, Irby Brinson will be retiring this month. During his tenure ...

Lady Wildcats at 7-2 for season Cherokee County Herald - Centre,AL,USA Ashley Beck’s 27 points were not enough to prevent Sand Rock’s 77-62 loss to Ashville last Saturday in girls high school basketball. ...

Baseball Signs Seven during Early Period CSTV.com - New York, NY, USA ASHEVILLE, NC - - UNC Asheville head coach Willie Stewart has announced seven early signings for the 2007-2008 recruiting class. ...

Ingles sees fourth quarter increase in net income Anderson Independent Mail (subscription) - Anderson,SC,USA ... growth. Net income in 2006 was the highest in company history, according to a news release. The company is based in Asheville, NC.

Frederick aims for success Asheville Citizen-Times - NC, USA .. Contact: Southern Community Bank and Trust, 80 Peachtree Road, Suite 106, Asheville NC 28803...

 
 

News: Dec. 5, 2006

Bomb threat empties Asheville High Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA Asheville High School students were evacuated this afternoon after someone called in a bomb threat to 911 dispatchers at 1:34 pm, school district spokesman ...

Trial to start in Mills Gap Road death Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ASHEVILLE — Jury selection is expected to begin Monday in the trial of a Henderson County man charged with the murder of a woman killed during a high-speed ...

Charlotte 81, UNC Asheville 73 WVEC.com (subscription) - Norfolk,VA,USA De'Angelo Alexander scored 23 points and three other Charlotte players scored in double figures as the 49ers beat UNC Asheville 81-73 on Monday to snap a two ...

Distribution of free emergency contraceptive more about morality ... Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ... The Asheville chapter will not host an event this week because of a scheduling conflict. But the local chapter does plan to participate in the future. ...

Bulldogs' defense comes alive in closing minutes Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ASHEVILLE - The defensive intensity UNC Asheville coach Betsy Blose had been waiting for all game finally showed up in a big way Monday. ...

Man pleads 5th in trial for deadly crash Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ASHEVILLE — A man who police say was involved in a crash that killed a young Asheville woman will not have to testify at the trial of his co-defendant, a ...

Nine Cities Honored with National League of... U.S. Newswire (press release) - Washington,DC,USA ... By providing a platform to address social issues through theatrical productions, visual arts exhibits and dance recitals, Asheville, NC, provides a summer ...

Yonder Embraces Cabin Fever Relix - New York,NY,USA ... 2/9), Saint Petersburg, FL (2/10), Oxford, MS (2/13), Tuscaloosa, AL (2/14), Nashville, TN (2/15), Atlanta, GA (2/16), Raleigh (2/17), Asheville, NC (2/18 ...

Warren Haynes Xmas Jam Instant Sell-out, Tickets Up For Auction ... Harp Magazine - Silver Spring,MD,USA ... even the concert organizers, the 18th Annual Warren Haynes Christmas Jam, to be held December 16 at the Asheville Civic Center (Asheville, NC), sold out almost ...

Harris-Teeter targeted by Smithfield protesters Durham Herald Sun - Durham,NC,USA ... The pickets showed up Saturday at Harris-Teeter groceries from Asheville to Wilmington, choosing the grocery chain because it is based in North Carolina. ...

Joblessness unchanged across area Rocky Mount Telegram - Rocky Mount,NC,USA ... Payne said county employment increased by 25,740 people across North Carolina. ... Statistical Areas for October, compared to September, were Asheville, 3.1 percent ...

Why I Write on the Duke Lacrosse Case Lew Rockwell - Burlingame,CA,USA ... At the time, I did freelance writing for World Magazine, which is a well-known evangelical Christian news magazine headquartered in Asheville, North Carolina. ...

The sooner we find realistic fossil fuel replacements, the better ... Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ... solar and wind systems even more practical, the State Utilities Commission decided to require power companies in North Carolina to use a ... He lives in Asheville. ...

 
 

News: Dec. 4, 2006

Police still looking for shooting suspect Asheville Citizen-Times - NC, USA by STAFF REPORTS. ASHEVILLE — Police continued to search today for a man they said shot an Erskine Street Apartment resident. The ...

Artificial Christmas Trees Linked To Lead Poisoning abc7news.com - San Francisco,CA,USA ... two children.". But there's a warning from the University of North Carolina-Asheville about those older artificial trees. A 2003 ...

Shooting injures 1 Asheville Citizen-Times - NC, USA ASHEVILLE — Police searched Sunday afternoon for a man they said shot an Erskine Street Apartment resident. ...

RADIO PLAY: NC Stage Company puts new twist on 'It's A Wonderful ... Asheville Citizen-Times - NC, USA ASHEVILLE - It's a classic movie. ... It's a co- production with the immediate theater project of Asheville. ...

Education board seeks new ideas Asheville Citizen-Times - NC, USA ASHEVILLE — The State Board of Education will hold a town hall-style meeting at 6:30 pm today to ask for ideas on getting students ready for life in the 21st ...

Shooting leaves one injured Asheville Citizen-Times - NC, USA by Lindsay Nash. ASHEVILLE – A shooting on Sunday afternoon left one man injured and police on the lookout for a suspect. Asheville ...

Roberson girls favored in MAC Asheville Citizen-Times - NC, USA ... finalist team, the Rams (1-1) are the MAC’s overwhelming preseason favorite despite the fact that defending regular season champion Erwin, Asheville High and ...

Visual Arts Calendar Asheville Citizen-Times - NC, USA ... Dec. 31, Asheville Gallery of Art, 16 College St., Asheville. Call ... Jan. 31, North End Gallery, 175 Weaverville Highway, Asheville. Call ...

Performance arts calendar Asheville Citizen-Times - NC, USA Asheville Choral Society, Christmas concert with soprano Anne O’Byrne and orchestra, 8 pm Dec. ... 17, Central United Methodist Church, 27 Church St., Asheville. ...

12/2 WWE Raw in Asheville, NC: Cena vs. Umaga, Hunter vs. Orton ... Pro Wrestling Torch - USA The Civic Center was completely full on the floor and I'd say about 60 percent of the balcony was full. Maria was the ring announcer ...

Al Clark: We gather together — in the car heading to Asheville ... Greenville Daily Reflector - Greenville, NC, USA ... We were on our way to Asheville, joining the ride from different parts of our ... that everyone in the family — from age 14 to 58 — really enjoyed his music. ...

Stage set for world premiere of 'A Dickens of a Carol’ Tuscaloosa News (subscription) - Tuscaloosa,AL,USA ... So I thought, 'Hey, I guess we better write the music,’" deGhelder said, laughing. Simmons went to Asheville, NC, where deGhelder lives, and began cranking. ...

Spicing up ‘The Nutcracker’ Asheville Citizen-Times - NC, USA ... including the snow set painted by Peggy Fletcher, founder of the Fletcher School of Dance, home of The Asheville Ballet, in the 1970s. With music by Tchaikovsky ...

We should remember we’re all different, and that love comes in ... Asheville Citizen-Times - NC, USA My holiday of thanks, filled with dishes clanging, smells coming from the kitchen and music playing in the background, left me spinning ... She lives in Asheville. ...

Governor's Mansion open for holidays: Birmingham News - Birmingham,AL,USA ... Thomas Wolfe Memorial State Historic Site, Asheville. Evening tours, parlor music and holiday decorations bring to life the sights and sounds of an early-20th ...

Take 5 today Asheville Citizen-Times - NC, USA ... The UNC Asheville Music Department gives a holiday concert at 4 this afternoon in Lipinsky Auditorium on the UNCA campus. Admission is $5. ...

Choosing football over music News & Observer - Raleigh,NC,USA ... Pretty soon, I was listening to symphonies, boning up on the plots of great operas and attending Civic Music concerts in Asheville. ...

She's got it all Arizona Daily Star - Tucson,AZ,USA ... Austrian father and an American mother who divorced when Pessl was 3. Growing up in Asheville, NC, her mother would read to her aloud from the Western canon. ...

H. Brandt Ayers: American adolescence Anniston Star (subscription) - Anniston,AL,USA Driving west on Interstate 40 toward Asheville, NC, quite suddenly the blue hills grow higher and higher — a column of mountains marching solemnly out to the ...

Healthy Hair Care Political Affairs Magazine - New York,NY,USA ... Misty Rohrbaugh, Asheville, NC. Millions of people around the world use shampoos, conditioners and dyes on their hair regularly without any discernable harm. ...

WWE RAW IN ASHVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA RESULTS Pro Wrestling Insider - Marmora,NJ,USA by Jason Surrett @ 12:22:00 PM on 12/3/2006. Here is a report from the December 2 Raw brand show from the Asheville Civic Center in Asheville, NC. ...