B&M Insurance Group Inc., 619 Haywood Rd. | Offer almost all insurance with the exception of health insurance. Specializes in auto, homeowners, commercial + life insurance. Owned by Tim Wilson + Brian Davis.
B&M Insurance Group Inc., 619 Haywood Rd. | Offer almost all insurance with the exception of health insurance.Specialize in auto, homeowners, commercial + life insurance. Owned by Tim Wilson + Brian Davis.
ComingSoon ○ You know that old tire shop on the corner of Haywood + Richmond? Well, come March it will be home to Cellarest Beer Project – Asheville’s newest brewery. Co-founders Harrison Fahrer and Mark Goodwin will make and serve their own beer and plan for the brewery to have a laid back, front porch feel with outdoor seating + local musicians. 🍺 (ABC News 13)
Civic ○ The City of Asheville haslaunched an online survey to gather community input on the proposed Asheland Ave. affordable housing development. Asheville City Council will voteonwhether the city should enter into a contract with the Haywood Street Congregation for the development of the 42 permanently affordable apartments on Feb. 23. You can take the online survey here through Fri., Feb. 19. 🚧
Coronavirus ○ Check out the latest COVID-19 stats for NC from the Department of Health and Human Services here. As of Monday afternoon, 14,621cases and 274 deaths have been reported in Buncombe County. See more Buncombe County-specific info, including waitlist numbers and vaccines distributed, here. ○ According to the NC Department of Health and Human Services, as of Sunday, North Carolina’s hospitalizations trended down for the fifth day in a row, dropping to 1,989, which is the lowest hospitalizations have been since November 2020. You can find information on statewide hospitalizations, vaccinations, and more here. (Charlotte Observer)
Regional ○ The Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina has received a $100,000 grant from the North Carolina Division of Parks & Recreation’s Recreational Trails Program for a 3.5 mile mountain biking trail at the Catawba River Greenway. The proposed trail will connect to the city’s greenway system + falls within the future Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail. Construction is scheduled to be completed in January 2022. 🚲
Cause ○ Big Brothers Big Sisters of Western North Carolina will expand its mentoring programs across eight new counties this year. The Asheville based non-profit will expand to serve Avery, Clay, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Rutherford, Transylvania, and Yancey counties, bringing their reach to 18 counties. BBBSWNC offers community-based mentoring, school-based mentoring, and high school Bigs.🎒 (ABC News 13) ○ After a one-year hiatus, Aloft Asheville Downtown announced their relaunch of a foster dog adoption program with Charlie’s Angels Animal Rescue. Aloft will foster one dog at a time to increase their exposure to potential adopters. Since the program began in 2014, Aloft has matched more than 200 dogs with their fur-ever homes. 🐾 (ABC News 13)
State ○ Last Friday, the US Census Bureau announced they won’t release district data until Sept. 30, which is after the filing date for candidates running in the 2021 elections. This means that several NC cities, including Raleigh, Cary, Charlotte, Greensboro and Winston-Salem, may need to push back their local elections in 2021, keeping their current leaders in office past their original terms. Learn more about how redistricting data may affect NC cities here. 🗳(News Observer)
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Roadtrip ○ Looking for a weekend road trip with safety in mind? Visitors can get away from their normal routines andfind unexpected outdoor activitiesin Columbia, SC – like a bike ride along the riverwalk or a hike through SC’s only national park. Cap it off with a local craft brew and you’ve got a socially-distant change of scenery you won’t want to miss. 🌿Ⓟ
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