Karma Keg Nonprofit Winner Spotlight: Homeward Bound WNC

At Beverly-Hanks, we give generously of our time and support every day for the benefit of our community. Our giving is generally limited to the causes closest to the hearts of our leadership, agents, and staff. Last night at our most recent Karma Keg for Charity event, the crowd decided which local charity deserved additional […]

Natural and Cultural Diversity Abound in Buncombe County

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 […]

7 Super Spots to Celebrate Free Comic Book Day

Whether you’re a lifelong fan or you saw a movie in the theater and just want to learn more, there’s a reason to celebrate this weekend. The first Saturday of May is Free Comic Book Day, an unofficial holiday that’s officially awesome! Most local comic book shops celebrate Free Comic Book Day—some with discounts, some […]

Nonprofit Spotlight: United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County

At Beverly-Hanks, we believe that every person in our community should have the opportunity and means to Live the Life You Choose. There is perhaps no better way to accomplish this than by Living United—a culture of advocacy and support engendered by the United Way. Today, we take a closer look at one of our […]

3 Free Farm Stand Tours Guaranteed to be Fun for Foodies of All Ages [Interactive Maps]

An abundance of local food and artisan goods is one of the many reasons why people choose to live in our slice of the Blue Ridge Mountains. A long growing season and mild winters provide bountiful harvests of produce, dairy, and other farm products for people across Western North Carolina. Our farmers are our neighbors, […]

Nonprofit Spotlight: Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce

Every successful community has dozens of people working quietly behind the scenes to make it so. Whether creating a place where businesses want to be, people want to work, or tourists want to visit, the secret to Asheville’s recent boom is largely thanks to the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce. The nonprofit organization has been […]

Nonprofit Spotlight: Steadfast House

Did you know that last year, Asheville City and Buncombe County Schools reported more than 750 homeless children enrolled in area schools? Today, we are profiling Steadfast House, a division of a local nonprofit that is working hard to provide those children a steadfast home. What is Steadfast House? Steadfast House is a division of […]

Commercial Property Showcase: 66 Long Shoals Road in Arden, NC 28704

Going fast!—This is one of the few remaining development tracts along Long Shoals Road. $1,850,000 | CPE#: 486983 These 2.85 acres have prime frontage along the highly trafficked Long Shoals Road in South Asheville. The property sits beside Groce Funeral Home and across from Lake Julian and Wild Wing Cafe’s Arden location. The back of […]

Nonprofit Spotlight: Girls on the Run WNC

Nonprofits across our region empower people of all ages and from all walks of life. Today, we are profiling Girls on the Run Western North Carolina, a local branch of an international organization that helps girls take charge of their lives and define the future on their terms. What is Girls on the Run? Girls […]