Buncombe residents invited to Blue Horizons Project launch March 22

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From the Blue Horizons Project: COMMUNITY LEADERS LAUNCH BLUE HORIZONS PROJECT AS LOCAL EFFORT TO CONSERVE ENERGY AND PRESERVE REGION Resulting from a two-year collaboration between local government, business, nonprofit and environmental leaders, the Blue Horizons Project is a comprehensive hub of energy-efficiency programs to empower community members to save money and help create Western North Carolina’s clean energy future. The Blue Horizons Project is designed to improve access to…

Asheville School hosts Shakespeare-themed theatre workshops April 21

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Photo courtesy of the Asheville School. From the Asheville School: Asheville School Hosts NC Stage, Montford Park Players for Dramatic Workshops Open to Local High School Students ASHEVILLE, N.C. (March 14, 2018) On Saturday, April 21, high school students from across Western North Carolina are invited to participate in Asheville School’s “Shakespeare and Friends Day,” which will feature workshops led by NC Stage and the Montford Park Players. The programming…

First Bank Increases Its Presence In Western North Carolina With Asheville Savings Bank Transition

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C., March 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — First Bank will continue its expansion into Western North Carolina when it completes the transition of the former Asheville Savings Bank locations, accounts and systems to First Bank the weekend of March 16 to March 19. First Bancorp (FBNC), the parent company of First Bank, closed on its acquisition of Asheville Savings Bank in October 2017. “Asheville Savings Bank and First Bank…