-HGTV set to give away newly renovated West Asheville bungalow: HGTV is set to give away a newly renovated 1,300-square-foot, two-bedroom, two-bathroom home on Russell Street in West Asheville. Contestants can enter the sweepstakes contest, known at the HGTV Urban Oasis, online. Here’s a photo gallery of load-in day.
-Asheville watch parties for GOP presidential debate on Thursday: I’m wondering if anyone around town is organizing a watch party for the first GOP presidential debate on Thursday. Should be a fun one to watch.
-Rent a room in a shipping container house in Asheville. Here’s the ad:
ROOM FOR RENT. AWESOME, clean, friendly, chill land lord looking for AWESOME, clean, friendly, chill house-mate wink emoticon Simply furnished room (bed and dresser) in the first shipping container home in Asheville on a 1/2 acre lot. Fire pit, wood burning stove, claw-foot tub, 1400 sq. ft. loft style home with very open floor plan and cozy rooms (8ftX10ft). No pets or smoking. $60 application fee (for criminal background check). $600/mo rent covers all utilities. $600 security deposit, and first months rent required up front. Located 3 min. from Haywood Road. Parking on street. Email me your information if interested – firstname.lastname@example.org or call/text 828-337-1183 Thanks!
-Asheville-Buncombe Sports Commission new hire: The A-B Sports Commission, which is helmed by the tireless Ben VanCamp at the helm, has hired a new staffer, Micah Pulleyn. Here’s the announcement:
The Asheville Buncombe Regional Sports Commission is proud to announce the addition of Micah Pulleyn to the staff. Micah will be focused on event planning and implementation.
Micah is a proud native of Asheville, and is delighted to serve her community with the Sports Commission. She has experience that ranges from large-scale race management and community events coordination to teaching, coaching, and outdoor education. She is also very involved in the community, helping to strengthen the arts, and volunteering for a number of non-profit agencies.
-Word on the street: Photog leaves Asheville Citizen-Times: The word is that photographer Katie Bailey, has left the newspaper, which has been advertising to hire a new photog.
-Word on the street 2: ALE out in force at LEAF: The word is that N.C. Alcohol Law Enforcement agents were out in force at the first ever LEAF downtown festival, though I haven’t heard of any enforcement activity. Local ALE agents have been on a roll lately.
Meh……Don’t bother entering. I’m winning this for my son ! ?