Latest Asheville, North Carolina Stories

2008-12-16 12:01:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Living just announced in its December double issue that it is giving away a home in 2009 - in the Southern Living Choose Your Home Giveaway. Southern Living is partnering with MyHomeIdeas.com and local developers to build beautiful homes, showcasing wonderful design, in four communities: Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Ga.; Habersham, outside of Beaufort, S.C.; Traditions Club in Bryan, Texas; and Whisper Mountain near Asheville,...

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...

2008-08-21 15:00:57

Teresa Smith, Reading Specialist for the Maries County R2 School District, has been selected as an Honored Member of the Biltmore Who's Who Executive and Professional Registry. The selection recognizes Teresa Smith's professional accomplishments in the education field. Smith has been a member of the Missouri State Teachers Association, Computer Presentations CEC, Seminars for Local Teachers, is active in her Church, and enjoys serving as a chaperone for the Christ in Youth Summer Camp...

2008-07-06 15:00:19

By Ken Keuffel, Winston-Salem Journal, N.C. Jul. 6--A trip to the Brevard Music Center is quite a hike. But if you're willing to leave Winston-Salem around 9:30 or 10 on Sunday mornings through Aug. 10, you can attend an orchestral concert at 3 p.m., squeezing in brief stops for lunch and dinner along the way, and still get home at a reasonable hour. I did just that on June 29. There were many reasons I made the trip. For starters, the Winston-Salem area and Brevard have enjoyed...

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,...

2008-06-17 09:01:11

LEXINGTON, Ky., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- BridgePoint Medical, LLC, an independently owned prosthetic and orthotic company, today announced it has acquired Asheville Orthotic Prosthetic Center, Inc. (AOPC) and retained Greg Straub, CPO and Steve Hagler, CO, ABC, credentialed prosthetist and orthotists, respectively, 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...

2008-01-28 12:00:48

By Trevor Anderson, Herald-Journal, Spartanburg, S.C. Jan. 27--Schwan Food Co.'s decision to pull the plug on its Mrs. Smith's manufacturing plant in Spartanburg could harm surrounding businesses at Hearon Circle. Schwan announced Jan. 17 it would shutter the plant at 7001 Asheville Highway on March 31, eliminating more than 500 positions. In the wake of the news, business owners near the plant are voicing their concerns. "When you lose a customer base like that, it's going to...

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