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Inaugural Smokies Stomp Raises Over $60,000 to Support National Park

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Community members from across Western North Carolina gathered for the inaugural Smokies Stomp Barn Party in support of Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GSMNP) Saturday, July 21st. The event raised more than $60,000 to fund park projects and featured a ‘fund-a-cause’ for Parks As Classrooms, which provides hands-on curriculum-based environmental education programming for thousands of WNC schoolchildren. 

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Why Koh Samui is a Perfect Honeymoon Destination

Getting married is one of the most overwhelming, yet exciting journey. As you enter the new phase of life and prep up for a major paradigm shift with your partner, the honeymoon remains one of the key journeys of your life. This is the period where you can spend some lone time together, understand each other better and grow together as partners. Choosing the right honeymoon destination could be tricky, most people fall for seclusion and nature when planning a honeymoon. However, most nature-centric destinations have little to offer in terms of activities so couples tend to become bored after a few days if they plan to have an extended honeymoon. This makes Koh Samui a perfect solution to your problem. Koh Samui is one of the newer tourist trends in Thailand and is usually opted by the wealthier travelers or those looking for less touristy and a more exotic destination. This makes it an amazing honeymoon destination since you will be majorly away from the noisy backpackers and will be able to enjoy the seclusion and nature. Here are some of the more reasons why Koh Samui is your place to be for your honeymoon. The Airport Do you …

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GreenWork Makes the Dream Work

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To help keep Asheville’s natural lands and waterways free from trash, Asheville Yoga Center is raising funds for Asheville GreenWorks as its Charity of the Month for June 2018.

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How to Find Trusted and Licensed Electricians Nearby

You may not ever think about electricians. Though we all like to turn the lights on and plug our appliances into the outlets in the walls, it is easy for the facts to fall through and we don’t think about who set all of this up until something goes wrong. Or, you need to wire a new house and you need to find out what the best electrician would be for your area and your needs. Either way, you are looking for a qualified electrician with the knowledge and experience to help meet your goals in a short period of time. Why Do You Need an Electrician? Any time at all that you have to deal with electrical components in a home you will need the help of an electrical expert. This is the person you call an “electrician” and you will want them to make repairs or even to make new installations in your newer home. Electricians need to be employed because they are licensed to do this kind of work. Electrical work is risky. It is something that requires an expert touch no matter what. If everything is not connected properly, there could be a risk of fire. …

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Sean Perry Co. to Perform Volunteer Restoration on Palmer Barn in Cataloochee

In the first week of May, Asheville building contractor Sean Perry and his crew will partner for the second time with Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Friends of the Smokies on a renovation project in Cataloochee in the North Carolina section of the park.

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After five years of offering specialized workshops for the Asheville Independent Restaurant Association, executive coach Steve Rudolph is launching a workshop series designed to serve the needs of the expanding business community of Asheville. Three workshops are planned for the coming months with topics including providing negative feedback to a valued employee and B2B sales.

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Flobots Play The Grey Eagle Jan 26 2018

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Recently, alternative hip-hop rock band Flobots announced the second leg of dates for their RISE + SHINE Tour, in support of their recently released fourth album, NOENEMIES. Flobots will play Asheville at The Grey Eagle January 26, 2018.

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Sweet Bear Rescue Farm, home to more than a dozen rescued animals, officially named 501-3 non-profit

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Hendersonville, NC, is now home to its very own animal sanctuary: Sweet Bear Rescue Farm. The non-profit is the culmination of a dream by Lisa McDonald and Joe Dinan, passionate animal activists and owners of nearby Sanctuary Brewing Company.  

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Mipso Releases New Video; To Play Show in Asheville



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Melvin Seals & JGB Play New Mountain AVL Saint Patricks Day

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Melvin Seals & JGB are on tour and will be making a stop in Asheville at New Mountain AVL on St Patrick’s Day.

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