Ashvegas Hot Sheet: HGTV set to give away West Asheville bungalow in ‘Urban Oasis’ sweepstakes

Jason Sandford

Jason Sandford is a reporter, writer, blogger and photographer interested in all things Asheville.

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hgtv_west_asheville_bungalow_2015Some of what’s going on:

-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 – [email protected] 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.

Jason Sandford

Jason Sandford is a reporter, writer, blogger and photographer interested in all things Asheville.

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  1. Lara Bee September 17, 2015

    Meh……Don’t bother entering. I’m winning this for my son ! ?

  2. Elvis Preseley Costello August 11, 2015

    Awesome! Thanks!


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