Last week’s column read into the history of a bed warmer at the Vance Birthplace and a washboard at the Zachary-Tolbert house. Here, two more artifacts tell their stories, one from the Smith-McDowell House and the other from the Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society. Daniel Smith’s musket “Long Tom” is the name that Buncombe County […]
(Photo: Stock image via Pixabay) RALEIGH, N.C. – The estate of a woman who died after a night of heavy drinking while celebrating with her husband at a hotel restaurant cannot successfully sue the owners because her actions contributed to her death, the North Carolina Supreme Court ruled Friday. In a 4-3 ruling, the justices […]
STAUNTON, Va., June 5, 2018 PowerOn, the national program to put life-saving technology into the hands of America’s housing-insecure and at-risk LBGTQ youth, proudly announces the upcoming launch of three new partner centers, extending its reach to ten cities across the country.
PowerOn issued a national call for new partner applications in early February of this year.
Erica Hagen, a Washington resident, swears by Airbnb. "With the kids, it’s a lot better than a hotel; I’ve become a convert," she says of the website and app that allow users to rent rooms or entire homes in thousands of places. But last summer, while searching online for a beach house for a family […]
Enjoy privacy in the heart of bustling West Asheville at this original arts and crafts bungalow. This fantastic 1927 home has beautiful hardwoods throughout, many built-ins, and a full master suite downstairs. The eat-in kitchen flows out to a back patio overlooking an oversized yard. Enjoy privacy that’s still walkable to Haywood Road. Home Details: […]
Asheville City Council didn’t have much to say after Chief Financial Officer Barbara Whitehorn presented the city’s proposed operating budget for fiscal year 2018-19 at its last meeting on May 15 — combined, her outline of the document and Council’s remarks lasted just over four and a half minutes. City residents will likely not be […]
ShutterstockAustin, Texas, took the top spot for the second year in a row. Shutterstock U.S. News & World Report releases a list of the best places to live in America every year.The best places to live 2018 ranking looked at five metrics: job market, value, quality of life, desirability, and net migration.The best place to […]
ASHEVILLE — An Asheville-area startup that developed a smartphone app to measure heart rate variability is one of seven winners of NC IDEA SEED grant funding.
Elite HRV takes home a $50,000 grant from the NC IDEA Foundation, an independent private foundation which supports entrepreneurs in North Carolina. The company is the only grant winner this cycle based in Western North Carolina and only the sixth local winner since the program began in 2006.
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC — In a new program entitled “Booming,” airing in May on UNC-TV, and the NC Channel, viewers will learn how, four different programs are creating community and are building healthy and active opportunities for older adults to engage with others. By the year 2025, the vast majority (90 of 100) counties […]
View Slideshow 1 of 4 Robyn Tomlin served as the vice president and managing editor of The Dallas Morning News before returning to North Carolina. Robyn Tomlin oversees eight newspapers across two states. In January, she was appointed the first regional McClatchy editor for the Carolinas. But her relationship with newspapers started far from a […]