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Flat Rock Playhouse’s “Rock Solid” Capital Campaign

Flat Rock Playhouse has launched its capital campaign, Rock Solid, in response to the effects of COVID-19. The campaign aims to preserve the legacy of the Playhouse, ignite the passion for theatre in the community, and revitalize the arts in Henderson County and beyond.

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ASAP’s Local Food Research Center Releases 2020 Report

The Local Food Research Center, a program of ASAP, annually surveys farms in the Appalachian Grown region, which includes Western North Carolina as well as surrounding counties in Virginia, Tennessee, Georgia, and South Carolina.

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CDC Extends Moratorium on Renter Evictions to June 30th

Just as it was about to expire at the end of March, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an extension of the national ban that temporarily halts evictions for millions of renters.