The Laurel of Asheville West Asheville Share Page

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The Laurel of Asheville prints approximately 34,000 copies each month. These are easily found in 600+ prime locations in eight counties of Western North Carolina. Within each issue, our “share pages” feature businesses by area, making it easy for your potential customers to find you. And the advantage to you is that advertisers on our […]

Scam Targeting Duke Energy Customers

BEWARE, West Asheville businesses are being targeted with phone calls from people posing as Duke Energy. These scammers are targeting small businesses, especially restaurants, by calling and claiming that the businesses has a past due electric bill and power will be turned off within the hour if a payment is not made. A few days […]

2014 Southern Conference Basketball Tournament Opportunities

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DEADLINE for inclusion in SoCon Championship App and Website Extended to February 19, 2014. The Southern Conference Basketball Tournament will be happening March 7-10, 2014 with games played at both the U.S. Cellular Center and UNC Asheville. This tournament brings an influx of visitors to Ashevillle at a normally quiet time of year. There are […]

GroWNC Tools to Turn Community Ideas into Actions

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The GroWNC team is pleased to announce the initial launch of a set of online tools to help turn the ideas generated through GroWNC into actions. These tools include: Strategy Toolkit – Includes almost 300 action strategies that can be searched by key words or filtered by theme, topic, or scale. Interactive MapViewer – Allows layers of data […]

GroWNC Land Use Modeling Workshop

January 31st from 1-2:30 p.m. Attend the GroWNC Land Use Modeling Workshop on January 31st from 1-2:30 p.m. to learn about: the large variety of regional datasets available for your use; the components and results of the Land Use Model; and how the LU Model is being used and how could use it for local and regional planning and  analysis and […]

WABA Working with Other Business Associations on Graffiti Issues

WABA met with other area business associations and Asheville City staff regarding graffiti in our area. It is a city-wide problem and all the business associations are working together, with the City and Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce on best practices for reporting, clean up, prevention and enforcement. Mayor Manheimer and Councilman Davis were in attendance at the […]

WAGS Offering Community Gardening Seed Money Grants

The West Asheville Garden Stroll (WAGS) Planning Team is encouraging edible landscaping and beautification of community spaces in West Asheville by offering seed money grants! Projects locations could include boulevard strips, islands, storefronts, and schools located in West Asheville. The project must be community-oriented, visible from the street and within the area of West Asheville […]

Free Public Recycling Collection – West Asheville

Rescheduled Again – We’ll repost when we have info. Hard 2 Recycle Event 2014: Rescheduled for Jan 18, 2014 Saturday January 11th will be the first Hard 2 Recycle collection of 2014. Hard 2 Recycle events are free, public collections geared to bring awareness to other modes of recycling to our area. Join us in West Asheville […]