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Supreme Court halts claim against Asheville hotel in alcohol death

(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 reversed a state Court of …

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Vulnerable LGBT Youth to Receive Better Access to Life-Saving Technology

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.

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86.5 Langwell Avenue, Asheville, NC

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: APPROX. SQ. FT: 1,595 BED/BATH: …

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Budget public hearing to take place at May 22 Council meeting

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 so concise at Council’s regular …

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Asheville wellness startup wins NC IDEA grant: See how much they’ll get

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.

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Making communities great places for all — subject of new UNC-TV program “Booming”

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 in the state will have …

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From Teen Mom To Newsroom Titan: Meet Robyn Tomlin

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 bustling newsroom. As a 19-year-old …

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Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation awards sabbaticals to North Carolina’s nonprofit leaders

Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation Sabbatical Retreat portraits in Durham, NC Friday, April 13, 2018. (Justin Cook) Celeste Collins, executive director of OnTrack Financial Education & Counseling in Asheville, is one of the recipients. Press release from Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation: Winston-Salem, NC (April 26, 2018) – The Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation (ZSR) is pleased to announce the recipients of its …

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