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13 results for The Laurel of Asheville Vol. 12 Issue 3, March 2015
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Local craft-brew beer companies are paying homage to their Scot-Irish roots by presenting their brews at Asheville's St. Patty's celebrations.
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An Asheville-based company, Dog Tag Art, creates ultra-durable pet ID tags to help owners reunite with their pets should they ever go missing.
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The Southern Conference Basketball Tournament is held in Asheville in March brought in college basketball teams from all over the United States.
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A popular Cajun and creole style cafe, Another Broken Egg Cafe, recently opened in Biltmore Park.
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North Carolina has more beekeepers than any other state, many of them residing in Asheville. The beekeepers came together in March to host two events that support the Center for Honeybee Research.
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Asheville resident and artist Jim Hefley discusses the inspirations for his artwork, which features natural landscapes and country vistas.
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23611
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Artists John Wayne Jackson creates intricate 'fossils' of leaves by casting them in concrete.
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Douglas Ellington (1886-1960) helped to paint and camouflage World War II vessels from enemy German submarines. He accomplished this by painting patterns on the hulls that masked the ship's class, sailing direction, and speed.
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Tim and Leslie Donovan discuss the history of their 19th century log home in the mountains of Asheville.
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Manikowski discusses various prominent female historical figures from the Asheville area, such as Lillian Exum Clement Stafford and Elizabeth Blackwell.
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Best-selling author of 'Water for Elephants' discusses her life since the success of the book and what inspires her new novel 'At the Water's Edge.'
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Asheville’s Council on Aging offers services allowing elderly people on fixed incomes to live independently and economically in their own residences. The nonprofit organization provides services free of charge such as minor household repairs; Call-a-Ride, for those unable to drive or access public transportation; 911 Emergency Cell Phones, for at-risk seniors; In-Home Aide Services, to assist with completing daily tasks; Heat Relief, which provides fans and air conditioners during the summer. Funds and labor are provided primarily through the support of volunteers and donations from individuals.
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Familiar is how flooding from hurricanes affects Eastern North Carolina; Western North Carolina received relatively little attention. Illustrating the impact the flood of 1916, generated by two hurricanes that crossed this region, is the photo depicting Asheville’s experience. Also noted is the great amount of rainfall, among the heaviest recorded in United States history.