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The NC Arboretum Closes Indefinitely

Out of concern for the health and safety of staff and guests, the North Carolina Arboretum has made the decision to close until further notice.

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Local Sewers Move Mask-making Effort Into High Gear

Masks of Love WNC is an emergency effort to bring sewers and businesses together to tackle the dire shortage of face masks threatening Western North Carolina medical workers and citizens caught up in the coronavirus pandemic.

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Pisgah Legal Services Continues to Help Those in Need

Pisgah Legal Services, a nonprofit that provides free, civil legal aid in Western North Carolina, remains open and continues to provide help for people with low incomes during the COVID-19 outbreak.