Press release from UNC Asheville: UNC Asheville will be part of a statewide star viewing party and host a solar observing event, a science pub, and a “Mini Maker Faire” as part of the North Carolina Science Festival in April. The events are free and open to the public, presented jointly by the UNC Asheville Department of Physics, UNC Asheville’s STEAM Studio, and the Astronomy Club of Asheville. The inaugural Asheville Mini Maker Fair comes to campus from the Asheville Makers. The solar observing event is scheduled to take place on UNC Asheville’s Quad from noon-2 p.m. on Thursday, April 4, and will include safely observing the sun through telescopes with a variety of filters to see sunspots, prominences and more. Participants can also make sun prints and experience solar energy and solar-sensitive beads. In the case of inclement weather, the solar observing event will take place on April 11….
(Photo: Courtesy of Asheville School) ASHEVILLE — Architectural Digest has named Asheville School the “most beautiful private high school” in North Carolina, in the magazine’s roundup of schools from all 50 states.
Press release from the Asheville Area Piano Forum: The Asheville Area Piano Forum (AAPF) will present its 13th Annual Spring Benefit Concert at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Asheville, on Sunday, April 8th at 3:00 PM. The program will feature solo piano works by Beethoven, Chopin, Albeniz, Schubert, and Liszt performed by 6 of the areas leading pianists: Deborah Belcher, Kimberly Cann, John Cobb, Leslie Downs, and Grace Lee.
Reynolds High School (Asheville, NC) 2019 tackle CJ Elmonus announced his commitment to Wake Forest Tuesday night on Twitter. I am very excited to announce that I am verbally committing to continue playing football and furthering my education at Wake Forest University‼ I thank god for all my blessings🙏🏽 #GoDeacs pic.twitter.com/UzP573Sp5g
ASHEVILLE, N.C. — A former North Carolina police officer facing criminal charges after body camera footage appears to show him beating a man suspected of jaywalking was arraigned in Buncombe County court Friday, reports CBS affiliate WSPA. Ex-Asheville Police Department officer Christopher William Hickman was charged late Thursday with assault by strangulation, assault inflicting serious injury,
COMING DOWN THE ROAD: As Asheville continues to wrangle with its latest growth spurt, an increasing number of residents are calling for public transit and multimodal transportation options in the city. But financial and strategic planning obstacles make for a complex path to increased multimodal transportation, similar to the challenges faced over 100 years ago, when the city featured one of the largest electric trolley systems in the country. Photo courtesy of the City of Asheville
From the City of Asheville: Asheville Mayor Manheimer issues statement on the passing of the Rev. Billy Graham As Mayor of the City of Asheville, I would like to express my deep condolences to the Graham family on the passing of the Rev. Billy Graham, at age 99.
Please install the latest Adobe Flash Player Plugin to watch this content. ASHEVILLE, NC (WSPA) – Museum officials in Asheville say a large emerald has gone missing from their collection. The Asheville Museum of Science says an emerald specimen from their gem and mineral collection with “immeasurable historical significance” has gone missing.
Instead of widening Merrimon Avenue, Asheville wants to trim the number of car lanes and add space for walking and biking. Image: City of Asheville/Streetmix North Carolina DOT was doing what the agency has always done when it came into Asheville and started making plans to widen Merrimon Avenue.
Press release from UNC Asheville: UNC Asheville, an academic anchor institution and one of the top 20 employers in the Asheville area, raised local economic output by almost half a billion dollars in fiscal year 2017, according to an economic impact study conducted by Tom Tveidt of SYNEVA Economics LLC.