She worked for two decades as marketing manager for Asheville's only milk processing plant, Milkco, before devoting her efforts to her art.
One striking statistic: On average, 41.3 percent of single mothers in the six Western North Carolina counties served by Pisgah Legal Services live in poverty.
Also, a new CBD dispensary on Merrimon Avenue has changed its name, and much more.
The gig in West Asheville is The Weight Band's only North Carolina stop on its current national tour.
This year's event is will feature a familiar array of shops, sweets and more as Abby Dickinson plans for growth.
A decision from the N.C. Court of Appeals could come later this year.
Also, Asheville is getting a new CBD coffee bar, and more.
The show is a benefit to support local pediatric cancer patients in the Asheville area.
For all you West Asheville hippies, don't forget the Dirty Dead at UpCountry Brewing.
Also, the new White Duck Taco restaurant has opened on Riverside Drive, and more.
Johnson has just announced that he'll be releasing a new album in February.
It's big: 161 single-family homes,188 duplexes, 36 condos, 4 live-work spaces and up to 15,000 square feet of commercial space.
The new owners say they plan to stay true to the roots of the classic diner.
The plans are in the earliest stages, but moving ahead.
Also, Spiro and Nicole Nicolopolous are hoping to help create a scene of sober music fans to support each other while enjoying live music.
Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit will play outdoors at Memorial Stadium, a rarity for the sports stadium.
Woody Platt offered the duo a slot at this weekend's Mountain Song Festival after seeing them performing at the Asheville Regional Airport's monthly music series called Music on the Fly.
The festival includes a Friday night tribute to Aretha Franklin.
Revelry: Unique Downtown Events is presenting the show in the intimate setting of the historic theater at The Asheville Masonic Temple.
What aspect of a new naming rights deal with Asheville city officials value more: the bottom line dollar amount, or establishing a partnership with a corporate entity that shares city values?
Longshore's unrelenting message of female empowerment has won her legions of fans.
In 2015, a group of residents took to the streets out the newly opened Anthropologie store in downtown Asheville to call attention to the importance of supporting local independent stores.
Saturday night The Rahm Squad, featuring Jaze Uries, is playing at One World West, and more.
Also, the Continental Lounge restaurant opens on Friday, and more.
Also, have you checked out the Sweet Cheesus food truck yet? And much more.
I’m a well known burger fan. I eat a lot of burgers. Burger me. Gim burg. My current plan — don’t tell my doctor — is to eat all the burgers. Last year (2017), I ...
Here's one: The nurse. Her favorite shirt is a tank top that says “Adulting Is Hard.”
The event will be held Sept. 16 at the Wedge at Foundation location.
The Bob Moog Foundation's new space will also be home to its long-planned Moogseum, which it plans to open in 2019.
The Asheville-based Green Side Up Foundation is hosting the show.
Jam in the Trees pacs some great music into Friday and Saturday at Pisgah Brewing.
The Steep Canyon Rangers host this annual festival, which benefits the Cindy Platt Boys and Girls Club of Transylvania County.
Also, the Miss Gay Latina Asheville pageant is set for Nov. 3, and much more.
Yacht Rock Revival is part tribute band, part comedy act.
Also, the old Bob Lawrence Power Equipment building in the Five Points neighborhood was recently demolished, and more.
Bea Miller, who has appeared on The X Factor, released her second album earlier this year.
Online voting ends Aug. 23. Oh, and the winner also gets 20 free roundtrip Spirit Airlines tickets.
Also, Styrofoam Turtles are singlehandedly building a new grunge scene in Asheville, and they'll be playing with Sane Voids over at the Sly Grog on Friday night.
The upshot of Asheville’s being bad at dating is that it makes for great stories. Here are a few.
The singing sessions helped cement The Mothlight's place in the West Asheville community.
The Tryon Equestrian Center, which is hosting the games, is already redefining the area's economy, says the center's chief operating officer.