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2010-09-15 09:00:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- With a 5,000-foot elevation change within 50 miles of Asheville, the lush Blue Ridge Mountains have one of the longest-running fall color displays in the country.

2010-09-07 12:11:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Biltmore Company, in Asheville, N.C., is excited to announce Biltmore Inspirations, its first introduction into the direct selling industry where consultants will offer Biltmore products in a home party environment.

2010-08-18 11:48:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College hosted the North Carolina Dental Society's second-largest Missions of Mercy (MOM) free dental clinic Aug. 13 and 14, providing about $400,000 worth of care to nearly 900 people.

2010-06-25 12:49:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Asheville Convention & Visitors Bureau is reaching out to the Gulf Coast in an effort to provide some support in the wake of the Gulf oil spill.

2010-06-08 12:00:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer in the Blue Ridge Mountains brings many wonderful music, art and food festivals - and much of the fun is free! Here are the Top 12 Summer Festivals this year in the Asheville area, as selected by www.RomanticAsheville.com Travel Guide: June 11-12: Blue Ridge BBQ & Music Festival in Tryon features Hog Heaven with 80 cook teams, live music and craft fair. June 12-13: River District Artists Studio Stroll in Asheville is your chance to tour the...

2010-06-08 02:00:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team from Stanford University has won the 2010 Juicy Ideas Collegiate Competition, a national contest that challenged students to create a software application using publicly available data to benefit their community.

2010-05-24 15:23:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., May 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teams from six colleges and universities across the country have qualified as finalists in the 2010 Juicy Ideas Collegiate Competition, a national contest designed to engage young adults in entrepreneurism and encourage innovation and creativity. The competition challenged students to create a software application that uses publicly available data to benefit their community.

2010-05-14 13:18:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Asheville School in North Carolina is greening its lawn care services with three propane-powered mowers, thanks in part to an alumnus and a unique propane supply program provided by Blossman Gas.

2010-05-11 14:39:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College has entered into an agreement with FLS Energy, Inc., to have 39 thermal collectors installed on four campus buildings to provide hot water heated by solar energy. Funded by a U.S.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.