18 Wolfe Cove Road, Asheville, NC

Enjoy the best of all worlds in this Green Built luxury home of unsurpassed exception. This over-the-top custom luxury home was constructed from a combination of quality appointments and the highest selections of green products. Gardens on the grounds are all organic, and the home has a 5+ Energy Star rating and 51 HERS score. […]

Pisgah Legal Services director Jim Barrett receives Order of the Long Leaf Pine

Press release from Pisgah Legal Services: Pisgah Legal Executive Director Surprised with Honor at 40th Anniversary Celebration (Asheville, NC) – At Wednesday night’s 40th Anniversary Celebration of Pisgah Legal Services, Executive Director Jim Barrett was presented with North Carolina’s governor’s highest civilian honor, The Order of the Long Leaf Pine Award. This honor is given […]

Cost of Growth: Population steady as cost of living soars

Asheville has seen a 20 percent gain in population since 2000. In the 1970s and 1980s, Asheville’s downtown was empty with some buildings boarded up.{&nbsp;}<p></p> Cost of Living data from the Council for Community and Economic Research.{&nbsp;}<p></p> ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — It could be the most common thing heard in the streets — Asheville has […]

Strategic Storage Growth Trust, Inc. Opens New Self Storage Facility in Asheville, North Carolina

ASHEVILLE, N.C., April 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Strategic Storage Growth Trust, Inc. (SSGT), a public non-traded real estate investment trust sponsored by SmartStop Asset Management, LLC (SmartStop), announced today that the company has opened a new, two-story self storage facility located at 3173 Sweeten Creek Road in Asheville, North Carolina. "We are pleased to open […]

The Scoop: Shaw’s Restaurant closes; Short North Food Hall opens today

Hide caption Openings, closings and more local food and drink news Last week, the owners of Shaw’s Restaurant in Lancaster announced their decision to close the restaurant after 70 years, effective immediately. Located inside a historic hotel at 123 N. Broad St., the restaurant underwent renovations in 2017 and reopened in October. The property was […]

How to Take Hardship Distributions from Self-Directed IRAs

Life sometimes gets in the way of retirement. That is the idea behind "hardship distributions," which allow those with retirement savings to take out some of their retirement to help cover the costs of emergency circumstances in their personal life. But these hardship distributions can be confusing, especially for those with a Self-Directed IRA. That […]

What are the costs of economic growth as seen in Asheville?

With the median price income in Asheville nearly doubling from $125,000 to $240,000 over the past 15 years, and rent for two-bedroom apartments skyrocketing to over $1,000 a month, some developers and members of the community believe Johnson City needs to find its own path for economic growth – a path that doesn’t price out […]

Overlook at Allensville Phase II Begins Construction in Tennessee – Nashville Business Journal

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE) Overlook Phase II, LP (“Overlook II”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Abode Properties and Transcontinental Realty Investors, Inc., has entered into an agreement to develop Overlook at Allensville Square II apartments in Sevierville, Tennessee. The property will be owned by Overlook Phase II, LP. This press release features multimedia. View the full release […]

Lord of the ’Rhynchs

For over 60 years, Robert Higgins (right) traveled the world collecting microscopic meiofauna from their sand and mud habitats. Here, in the late 1980s in a makeshift laboratory on a hotel terrace, Higgins and his colleague Fernando Pardos search for life in samples collected earlier in the day on the coast of Santander, Spain. Photo […]

NC MedAssist holds Mobile Free Pharmacy Event on March 17

Press release from NC MedAssist: NC MedAssist will hold a Mobile Free Pharmacy Event in Asheville on Saturday, March 17. The event, which is in collaboration with the NC Grange and Carolina Farm Credit, is open to any low-income individual or family needing free health screenings, education and medicine cabinet staples. The event will be […]