The Asheville Buncombe Regional Sports Commission in North Carolina has named Chris Smith as the interim executive director, effective through March 2023. Smith has an extensive history with the Sports Commission and served on the original task force in 2008 that led to the establishment of the commission. In 2014, Smith was selected to serve […]Continue Reading
The Southern Conference will continue to have its men’s and women’s basketball tournaments in Asheville, North Carolina, through 2026, extending a longtime stay in the destination. The league worked with the Asheville Buncombe Regional Sports Commission, Harrah’s Cherokee Center, Buncombe County and the city of Asheville. First held in 1921, the SoCon men’s tournament is […]Continue Reading
Asheville, North Carolina, has been selected to host the 2019 and 2020 Gran Fondo National Championship. The national amateur cycling event, which will have support from the Asheville Buncombe Regional Sports Commission, will coincide with the Gran Fondo Asheville. The event is expected to attract more than 500 cyclists as well as families and supporters. […]Continue Reading
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