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February 18, 2015, No comments

In response to anticipated wintry weather, shelters in Asheville will offer emergency cold weather services to people who are currently experiencing homelessness and would not otherwise have a safe, warm place to stay.

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Asheville seeks input on selection of new police chief

February 11, 2015, Comments Off

The city of Asheville will conduct a series of public meetings aimed at inviting input from the community on the characteristics it would like to see ...

Cassius Cash, the new superintendent of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, speaks during an event in Boston, Ma. Photo courtesy of the National Park Service

Open houses set to introduce new Smokies superintendent

February 10, 2015, Comments Off

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials invite the public to four open house opportunities to meet and welcome new Superintendent Cassius Cash t ...

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NC flags to be lowered in memory of Coach Dean Smith

February 9, 2015, Comments Off

Gov. Pat McCrory ordered all North Carolina flags at state facilities to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise on Monday, Feb. 9, 2015 to sunset on We ...

  • The Middle Prong stream along the Ramsey Cascades Trail in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Photo courtesy of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
    3-year effort mapping Smokies streams now complete
    January 23, 2015, Comments Off

    Scientists have determined the Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains 2,900 miles of streams. Of those, 1,073 miles of streams are large enough to support fish.