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Final Days to Get in the Asheville Buncombe Time Capsule!       To vote, go to: www.surveymonkey.com/r/FDXTC87 Type “The Urban News” on the last Read more »

Bobbi Kristina Brown Passes at Age 22

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Staff reports Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, passed from this life on Sunday, July 26, at Peachtree Christian Hospice Read more »

Green Opportunities Welcomes Executive Director George C. Jones, Jr.

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We are pleased to announce the hire of George C. Jones, Jr. as the organization’s new Executive Director. Mr. Jones will officially begin his role Read more »

Confederate Battle Flag Comes Down in South Carolina

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Columbia, SC – Cheers could be heard for miles around as the Confederate battle flag was removed Friday – July 10, 2015 at 10:00a. m., Read more »

South Carolina Legislature Moves to Take Down Confederate Flag

South Carolina House Representative Terry Alexander (District-59, Florence, SC), sits in the rotunda of the capitol as he discusses issues surrounding the Confederate Battle Flag.  Photo: Urban News

The debate was on-going and heated in the South Carolina House of Representatives. In a surprise vote shortly after 1 a.m. on Thursday, July 9, Read more »

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