Friday Feature of the Week

     This Friday Feature from May 1st, involved the Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture and their new web based support for Western NC - High Country Farmers and details of a new book pertaining to its mission, etc.

Friday Feature of the Week: Autism

May 4, 2015

   April was National Autism Awareness Month.  The Friday Feature of the Week, first airing on April 17th, featured Kathy Dolbee, Resource Specialist for the Autism Society of Western NC.  The interview covered what Autism means, how it affects those with the condition, stats on the number of children with the condition in NC, and ways to treat and manage it as best as possible.

This outstanding 'Friday Feature Interview of the Week' was about the recently announced Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Partnership awarding $5,000 to the Liston B. Ramsey Center for Regional Studies at Mars Hill University to support a documentary film on Madison Co. Master Fiddler Roger Howell.  During this interview from April 3 (2015), you'll hear the details from Howell himself and Hannah Furgiuele, programming coordinator for the center at Mars Hill.

Friday Feature - Historic Saluda Train Depot

Mar 31, 2015

Saving the Town of Saluda (NC) Train Depot was the topic during this feature from March 27, 2015.  This chat with Dr. George Jones, the towns oldest living citizen and town historian, and the chairman for a committee to save the depot cover its history and plans to preserve its future for generations to come.

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Mar 31, 2015

This particular Friday Feature Interview of the Week from March 13, 2015 was an interview with Isothermal Community College VP Thad Harrill about the new Hospitality Tourism Institute being offered by the college.

More to the Story: Asheville Housing Crisis

Mar 23, 2015

The new weekly feature during WNCW's Morning Edition, "More to the Story", airing each Wednesday at 8:51, featured a discussion on the serious need for more housing in Asheville.  From the low percentage of available housing to its high cost and possible solutions - listen to this segment from March 11 with Joel Burgess, government accountability reporter for the Asheville Citizen Times.

More To The Story (Debut Broadcast) - Coal Ash

Mar 13, 2015

The new weekly segment on WNCW during Morning Edition is our very own 'More to the Story.'  It gives WNCW the chance to take listeners more in depth on a hot topic in the news, as written and reported by newspaper reporters in the region.  The subject matter will be based on a topic that effects our region.  The debut broadcast featured guest Tonya Maxwell, Regional Environmental Reporter for the Asheville Citizen Times and The Greenville News, talking about the latest on Coal Ash.

Friday Feature: Food Connection feeding the needy

Mar 10, 2015

"Food Connection" is a new program where some concerned groups got together and ask if some restaurants and event catering groups would consider donating their left over food for distribution to hungry citizens in Asheville.  Hear this interview from March 6 and be inspired by this service.  Interviewed is Representative Flori Pate.

Friday Feature-A Healthy Spartanburg

Mar 10, 2015

Spartanburg (SC) is currently being hailed as one of The Healthiest Cities in America.  This feature interview presented on Feb. 27 features Laura Ringo from PAL (Partners for Active Living), a non-profit group contributing to trying and keep Spartanburg healthy.

Artbreak (C)

Mar 4, 2015

This is one of three installments of WNCW's Artbreak for the week of March 30th.  Artbreak provides news on Visual Arts from exhibits, events, or classes, and sometimes theatre.  Information is often shared  from Charlotte to Eastern Tennessee and all places in between.

If interested in submitting an art announcement, email paul@wncw.org (please provide an adequate amount of time prior to the date or dates of event).

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