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Asheville

(ăsh`vəl, –vĭl), city (1990 pop. 61,607), seat of Buncombe co., W N.C., on the French Broad and Swannanoa rivers and on a plateau in the Blue Ridge Mts.; inc. 1797. Near Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Pisgah National Forest, Asheville is a popular resort, convention, and tourist center. The city is also a financial, transportation, and retail center for W North Carolina. Tobacco is processed and marketed; textiles, electronic equipment, paper, food, auto parts, and glass products are made. The Vanderbilt estate, Biltmore ("America's largest house"), is among numerous recreational and scenic attractions. The home of writer Thomas WolfeWolfe, Thomas Clayton,
1900–1938, American novelist, b. Asheville, N.C., grad. Univ. of North Carolina, 1920, M.A. Harvard, 1922. An important 20th-century American novelist, Wolfe wrote four mammoth novels, which, while highly autobiographical, present a sweeping picture
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 and the Univ. of North Carolina at Asheville are in the city, and the Eastern Cherokee reservation lies to the west.
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For about three years, my Asheville, North Carolina, dance teacher, a competent professional, taught me, danced with me at parties (along with others) and did a few competitions with me.
grocery manager at the French Broad Food Coop in Asheville, North Carolina, believes that "the co-operative business model allows us to cater to a communal, community-oriented aspect, despite being in a day and age of total conglomeration.
First Charter operates 60 full-service financial centers, four insurance offices, 137 ATMs in North Carolina and Georgia, and also operates loan origination offices in Asheville, North Carolina and Reston, Virginia.
AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings Inc (NYSE: AAI), has launched a new service between Asheville Regional Airport in Asheville, North Carolina, and Orlando International Airport in Orlando, Florida, the airline said on Thursday.
Head out for the "HardLox - Asheville's Jewish Food and Heritage Festival" on Sunday, October 21, 2007 from 11am - 4pm at Battery Park at the Grove Arcade, in Asheville, North Carolina.
Steven Coward, ND, practices classical homeopathy in Asheville, North Carolina.
First Charter operates 59 financial centers, four insurance offices, and 139 ATMs in North Carolina and Georgia, and also operates loan origination offices in Asheville, North Carolina and Reston, Virginia.
First Charter operates 58 financial centers, four insurance offices, and 138 ATMs in North Carolina and Georgia, and also operates loan origination offices in Asheville, North Carolina and Reston, Virginia.
Red Sky Shelters in Asheville, North Carolina offers their simple domes for between $1,000 and $3,000 for bare-bones packages.
Anne is co-owner and director of Nia at Move Intuit, a mind-body fitness studio in Asheville, North Carolina.
Miller, AIA, is an architect living in Asheville, North Carolina and working at Glazer Architecture, PA, 78 Patton Avenue, Asheville 28801.