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New Balance Factory Store Opening at Asheville Outlets

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Asheville Outlets announces the addition of New Balance Factory Store to its retail offerings. One of the country’s leading brands in athletic footwear and apparel, New Balance is unique in their dedication to American manufacturing, assembling more than four million pairs of athletic footwear per year in the United States. 

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RiverLink Earns National Recognition As An Accredited Land Trust

French Broad River Photo by Adam Rice

RiverLink, a regional non-profit working to revitalize the French Broad RiverWatershed, today announced it has achieved accreditation -- a mark of honor in land conservation. The Land Trust Accreditation Commission awarded accreditation, signifying its confidence that RiverLink lands will be protected forever.

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Workshop Tools Coming to Asheville Outlets

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Asheville Outlets announces the addition of Workshop Tools to its retail stores. A family-owned business based in Sevier County, Tennessee, the store stocks new and reconditioned power tools, hand tools and other household items. With over 20 years of experience, Workshop Tools offers solutions for both professional and do-it-yourself projects. There will be an official grand opening and ribbon cutting in early spring. 

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Asheville Outlets Selected as an Early Voting Location

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Asheville Outlets is pleased to announce it has been added to the Buncombe County Board of Elections list of early voting locations. From March 3rd -12th, eligible Buncombe County residents can vote at Asheville Outlets in the space located next to Famous Footwear. 

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Two New Businesses Open This Spring in Biltmore Village

Late afternoon and dusk shots November 19, 2008

Biltmore Property Group, located in Historic Biltmore Village, is pleased to announce that Sotheby’s Premier International Realty and Soma, have signed leases to become part of the 10 Brook complex located in Historic Biltmore Village.

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ProSource Plumbing Supply Opens Luxury Asheville Showroom

Prosource plumbing

ProSource Plumbing Supply, a family-owned wholesale provider for commercial and residential plumbing supplies, lighting, cabinet and door hardware, is pleased to announce the opening of a new Asheville showroom. Located off Brevard Road at 30 Interstate Boulevard, the 6,300 square foot showroom features high-end kitchen and bath fixtures as well as the area’s largest selection of cabinet and door hardware.

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Clean Energy Asheville: A Report from Mayor Manheimer – Sunday, March 13

Clean Energy

Carolina Jews for Justice/West will sponsor a program, “Clean Energy Asheville: A Report from Mayor Manheimer.” on Sunday, March 13th from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm in Dave Hall at Congregation Beth HaTephila Congregation, 43 North Liberty Street in Asheville. The purpose of the meeting is to update the community on the collaborative partnership between the City of Asheville, Buncombe County and Duke Energy on building a 21st Century electric energy infrastructure in our community. In addition to Mayor Manheimer, panelists will include Councilwoman Julie Mayfield, and a Robert Sipes, General Manager of Duke Energy’s Western Region.

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Patton Avenue Pet Company Announces Third Location

Patton Avenue Pet Company South

Four years ago, Jenna Yaroush opened Patton Avenue Pet Company in a revitalized house located on Patton Avenue in West Asheville. With a focus on health, nutrition, and locally made items, Patton Avenue Pet Company's popularity soon outgrew its humble home base, and the downtown location opened two years ago. With two bustling locations, both conveniently located on Patton Avenue, PAPCO has quickly become a well known local icon. 

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New Belgium Rumor Ails Fans of Local Ales

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Since April of 2012, Asheville has been anxiously awaiting the opening of New Belgium Brewing Company’s second production facility, which will be located in the River Arts District of Asheville.  The brewing facility and tasting room are expected to open sometime in 2016, which has had excitement at a peak.  However, recently the neighborhood has been buzzing about news that the company, which is currently employee-owned, has hired investment advisors Lazard Middle Market to explore potential sale of the company for at least $1 Billion.

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RiverLink Awarded $510,000 from NC Clean Water Management Trust Fund

French Broad River Photo by Adam Rice

RiverLink is pleased to announce that it has received three grant awards from the North Carolina Clean Water Management Trust Fund (CWMTF). The organization will use the funds for three projects.

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