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2009-07-01 07:18:00

Single family 2 & 3 bedroom homes now priced from $279,900 for a limited time only ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Rose Hill Plantation, Asheville's first single family thoughtfully planned 'Healthy Living Community,' is bursting with green. The enclave of 103 single-family detached-homes is nestled into a pristine parcel of land and surrounded by breathtaking vistas in Northwest Asheville, just 10 minutes from the city's vibrant downtown. A focal point of life at Rose Hill...

2009-05-13 15:05:00

Healthy Living at Affordable Prices Single family 2 & 3 bedroom homes now priced from $279,000 for a limited time only ASHEVILLE, N.C., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Rose Hill Plantation, Asheville's first single family thoughtfully planned 'Healthy Living Community,' is now also Asheville's best buy. For a limited time, ready to move-in two and three bedroom homes, or new built homes are priced from $279,000 representing a price savings of 15%. In addition owners can enjoy a $5,000 move-in...

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...

2009-03-18 14:20:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- There are many new reasons to visit Asheville, North Carolina, this year. RomanticAsheville.com Travel Guide created a "top 10" list of what's new and not to miss: 1. Mt. Mitchell's new observation deck opened in January after two years of construction. Enjoy 360-degree views from the highest mountain east of the Rockies. 2. Gorges State Park reopens its main parking area this spring, complete with a new connector trail for hikes to the beautiful...

2009-01-23 07:59:00

PHOENIX, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Acclaimed jazz saxophonist Marion Meadows announced today that he will be performing at an opening event of the 2009 NBA All-Star Game Weekend -- the Biltmore Estates All-Star Jazz Jam -- at 7:00 p.m., on Thursday, February 12th. Hosted by the Women's Funding Network and supported by Behind the Bench (the National Basketball Wives Association), Meadows will be performing at Estate 41 of the famed Biltmore Estates. This fabulous 20,000-square-foot European...

2008-12-17 22:12:16

Kyle Singler scored 14 points Wednesday and No. 6 Duke, playing for the first time in 11 days, brushed aside North Carolina-Asheville 99-56. Singler also pulled down eight rebounds. Gerald Henderson scored 14 points and Jon Scheyer had 13. Duke (9-1) had not played since losing for the first time this season, an 81-73 setback against Michigan. North Carolina-Asheville (4-6) was led by 15 points and nine rebounds from Reid Augst. The Bulldogs' tough schedule this year has also included losses...

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...

2008-10-11 18:00:30

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Evangelist Billy Graham has returned to his mountain home in Montreat, N.C. upon his release this afternoon from Mission Hospital in nearby Asheville following a brief stay. He was admitted for observation after he tripped over one of his three dogs and fell late Friday. Mr. Graham's physicians said that he suffered no broken bones in the fall. They had offered him the choice of being released or remaining in the hospital overnight for additional...

2008-10-01 03:00:22

Starting in the 1930s, a small, experimental college on the dense wood slopes of North Carolina's western mountains left an outsized mark on American art and culture. Black Mountain College's model of holistic learning and communal work was ahead of its time - it helped train a generation of artists and artisans, from poets to painters. Maybe too far ahead of its time, as the college closed more than 50 years ago in dire financial straits, after multiple faculty conflicts. But the school is...

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...


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