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Stephens-Lee alumni invited to celebrate 100 years of the ‘Castle on the Hill’ at centennial reunion celebration

Stephens-Lee Alumni Association’s biennial alumni reunions offer a chance to reminisce about days in the “Castle on the Hill” with former schoolmates, but this year’s celebration marks 100 years since the first class graduated from a school that became well known across the southeast for its excellence in academics, athletics, and the arts. The final [...]

APR Innovators: Andy Guzy

APR Innovators is an Asheville Parks & Recreation series highlighting team members going above and beyond to bring huge value to community members through knowledge, connections, and insight that come from a desire to create the best city possible through the power of high-quality recreation programs and safe parks that welcome everyone.   When did you join the Asheville [...]

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Memorial Day ceremony to be held at WNC State Veterans Cemetery

A Memorial Day Ceremony will be held on May 27 at 10 a.m. at the Western North Carolina State Veterans Cemetery, 926 West Old Highway 70, Black Mountain, N.C. The keynote speaker will be Harold (Ted) Minnick, Lt. Col. (Ret.), US Army. Additional readings will be from veteran writing group Brothers and Sisters Like These. A recording [...]

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Stormwater line replacement and temporary road closure on Hiawassee St.

Hiawassee St. between Rankin Ave. and N. Lexington will be closed until June 7. Stormwater crews will begin installing a new system to provide long-term functionality and reliability for stormwater management in that area.  All events at Harrah’s Cherokee Center – Asheville will continue as planned: Real-time updates on available parking and event related street closures can [...]