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2011-07-05 13:21:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lovers of art, history and gardens will encounter a feast for the senses during the Tiffany at Biltmore exhibition, now open at Biltmore, George Vanderbilt's 8,000-acre mountain estate. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, go to: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/50782-tiffany-at-biltmore (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110705/MM29817 ) The exhibition of stained-glass lamps created by Louis Comfort Tiffany...

2011-06-28 00:00:33

"¢ Cassidian Communications provides digital, state-of-the-art P25 radio access "¢ Comprehensive radio solution provides mission-critical communications to public safety agencies Frisco, TX (PRWEB) June 27, 2011 Today Cassidian Communications, an EADS North America company, announced that it has finalized a multi-year system and service agreement with the County of Buncombe, North Carolina to provide its CORP25, digital, trunked, simulcast Land Mobile Radio (LMR) system. The...

2011-06-10 12:01:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When the Tiffany at Biltmore exhibition opens this summer at Biltmore -- George Vanderbilt's 8,000-acre estate -- lovers of art, antiques and gardens will encounter a feast for the senses. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110610/CL17928 ) The exhibition of 45 stained-glass lamps and eight photomurals will fill the Biltmore Legacy exhibition hall in the estate's Antler Hill Village. In addition to viewing the renowned lamps, guests...

2011-06-07 08:15:00

PHOENIX, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To help address educational achievement and healthy development of children in our most distressed communities, nFocus Software is a sponsor of the 2011 Revitalization Neighborhood Conference, July 21-22 in Washington, D.C. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100510/LA02155LOGO) Presented by the United Neighborhood Centers of America (UNCA), the conference will focus on the White House Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative (NRI), including...

2011-03-03 06:45:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina brings many wonderful music, art and food festivals - and most them are free! Here are the Top 20 Asheville Spring Events for 2011, selected by www.RomanticAsheville.com Travel Guide: Every Friday night: Drum Circle in downtown Asheville March 26-27: Orchid Show at NC Arboretum March 27: Asheville Idiotarod, inspired by the famous Alaskan Sled Dog Race but instead of dogs they use people...

2011-01-20 11:10:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College has created a new homesteading program that taps the desire for self-sufficiency and a return to simpler living. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100908/DC61634LOGO) "The emerging generation is looking to break the current economic model," said Shelley White, Interim Vice President of Workforce Development and Continuing Education. "People are choosing to make their own...

2011-01-12 12:45:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Searching for an affordable Valentine's escape? The first three months of the year are the best time of year for travel discounts and deals in Asheville and the North Carolina mountains. And it's just in time to a road trip with your Valentine! Plus, the holiday crowds are gone, making this the perfect time for a peaceful, romantic escape. Here are the Top 10 Affordable Asheville Valentine Outings, according to www.RomanticAsheville.com...

2010-12-02 16:14:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Memories created by holiday traditions and celebrations last a lifetime. These are the kinds of memories that become family tales you'll want to hear time and time again. Each year, Biltmore's Christmas celebration is held at a unique historic destination where families and friends can truly step back in time and become immersed in tradition. The 8,000-acre estate offers magical experiences and activities for all ages, ranging from a...

2010-11-22 16:11:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community will usher in the holidays with its first Lighting of the Green Dec. 4-22, featuring historic homes on campus decorated with conventional lighting as well as energy-efficient lighting provided by the College's Global Institute for Sustainability Technologies (GIST). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100908/DC61634LOGO) GIST, with a sponsorship from Progress Energy, purchased solar...

2010-11-08 09:24:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An energy-efficient modular home built by Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College students has been transformed by the City of Asheville into a community police resource center. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100908/DC61634LOGO) Students in Construction Management Technology oversaw the construction of a NC Healthy Built modular home by Carpentry, Electrical Technology, Welding and CAD Technology students. The...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.