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2009-04-09 09:15:00

RESTON, Va. and ASHEVILLE, N.C., April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthMapRx LLC, Mirixa Corporation and the City of Asheville, North Carolina jointly announced today the launch of a new collaborative effort that will expand and support the administration of the Asheville Project(R). Asheville Project(R) programs designed to help city employees better manage chronic conditions, improve overall health, and lower healthcare costs, will be transitioned onto the MirixaPro(SM) platform, Mirixa's widely...

2009-04-07 17:27:00

Couples marrying in Asheville can now use mywedding.com to easily plan their wedding SEATTLE, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The 63rd mywedding.com local online wedding guide launches today in Asheville, North Carolina. Following the success of the mywedding.com guides in Charlotte and Raleigh, the Asheville wedding guide is sure to please as well. Couples who plan to marry in Asheville can simply plan their wedding with the resources and tools available on mywedding.com Asheville. The...

2009-03-27 10:52:00

Single family homes from the low $300s ASHEVILLE, N.C., March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Rose Hill Plantation is a single-family gated community, a thoughtfully planned 'Healthy Living Community' conveniently located in Northwest Asheville just minutes from the City's downtown. From the ground-up, the community is dedicated to fostering an invigorating, healthy, and sustainable lifestyle for active adults who are 50 plus. The enclave of 103 single-family detached-homes is nestled into a pristine...

2008-12-03 20:54:17

Tyler Smith recorded the first triple-double in his school's history Wednesday, carrying No. 13 Tennessee past North Carolina-Asheville 87-69. Tennessee Coach Bruce Pearl collected the 400th victory of his career. Smith scored 12 points, had 10 rebounds and dealt out 10 assists. The Volunteers (6-1), who lost their first game of the season last Sunday to Gonzaga, also got 10 points from J.P. Prince and Cameron Tatum. North Carolina-Asheville (3-4) was led by 14 points each from Reid Augst and...

2008-06-18 12:00:58

BridgePoint Medical has acquired Asheville Orthotic Prosthetic Center and retained Greg Straub and Steve Hagler as owner-operators. Other owners, Andrew Adkisson and Emily Wilder, will also remain with the company. Mr Adkisson will be responsible for the company's central fabrication operations and Ms Wilder assumes management responsibilities of Asheville Orthotic Prosthetic Center's (AOPC's) North Carolina facilities. The acquired entity will retain its name and locations in Asheville,...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.