Developer of Woodfin Cornerstone Project Drops Out

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Since it was proposed three months ago, a condo development project north of Beaver Lake and the Country Club of Asheville has sparked controversy among local residents. This week, the Florida-based developer has withdrawn its proposal. Dubbed the Cornerstone development, the plans called for multifamily development amounting to 184 condo units, as well as 12… Read more »

Everything You Need to Know about the French Broad River: A Beginner’s Guide

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The evolution of brachiopods. Giant insects. The entire history of the dinosaurs. The rise of mammals. Possibly four of Earth’s five prehistoric mass extinction events. The mighty French Broad River has seen it all. Continue reading for: French Broad River at a Glance French Broad River History & Geography French Broad River Climate & Wildlife… Read more »

What is the Upcoming Wilma Dykeman RiverWay?

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  “Water is a living thing; it is life itself. In it life began.” —Wilma Dykeman, The French Broad What is the Wilma Dykeman RiverWay Plan? The Wilma Dykeman RiverWay Plan connects 17 miles of existing and projected greenway systems along the French Broad and Swannanoa Rivers, from Biltmore Village north to the edge of… Read more »

Natural and Cultural Diversity Abound in Buncombe County

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The four-season temperate climate in Buncombe County makes year-round living easy! Because of the broad range of elevations and corresponding climates and plant growth, the area is one of the most biodiverse in the United States and the world. What’s more, Buncombe County’s approximately 240,000 residents make up Western North Carolina’s economic and cultural center… Read more »

Agents Answer: Where are Your Favorite Yoga Spots or Programs in WNC?

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In 2011, Yoga Journal magazine included Asheville on its list of “10 Fantastically Yoga-Friendly Towns.” We think that designation should extend across Western North Carolina, to towns around the region that take advantage of the area’s natural beauty and community spirit to tap into a mindfulness unparalleled in other American regions. WNC embraces yoga practices… Read more »

Nonprofit Spotlight: Our VOICE

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Sometimes, the simplest thing you can do to make a difference is to show someone you understand what they’re going through. Every year, Beverly-Hanks agents in Asheville show our solidarity against sexual violence by walking a mile in someone else’s shoes. Walk a Mile Asheville has been voted one of the top three fundraising events… Read more »