Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity Offers Jobs

Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity seeks 4 AmeriCorps Construction Crew Leaders to do hands-on work in new construction and home repair. Must possess a passion Read more »

Governor Steps Back on HB 2

Governor Pat McCrory

After a number of major corporations publicly announced that they would not make planned new investments in North Carolina in light of the passage of Read more »

The Potential Fallout of HB 2

More than 100 companies have expressed concern or anger, warning they may move or cancel plans to expand, costing the state billions of dollars.

It’s More Than Bathroom Politics by Johnnie Grant – Many people are upset about NC-HB 2, because the implications are more far-reaching than for transgendered Read more »

The Infamous “HB 2” Bill

Nelda Holder  Photo: Tim Barnwell

By Nelda Holder – “HB 2,” the legislation that passed in a special, one-day session of the General Assembly on March 23, has been in Read more »

Asheville Neighborhoods Invited to Participate in ‘Plan on a Page’


The City of Asheville has renewed its invitation to organized neighborhoods to participate in the City of Asheville’s upcoming Comprehensive Plan update. While the City Read more »

A-B Tech 2016 Annual Ceremony Set for May 14

Dr. Don C. Locke, Ph.D.

Dr. Don C. Locke, Ph.D., will deliver the keynote address at A-B Tech’s 2016 Commencement on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 2 p.m. in the Read more »

UNC Asheville Announces May 7 Commencement Speaker and Honorary Degree Recipients

Virgil Smith

Virgil L. Smith, former publisher of The Asheville Citizen-Times and UNC Asheville Trustee Emeritus, will deliver the commencement address at the May 7, 2016 ceremony Read more »

Asheville Chamber Music Series Presents the Harlem Quartet

(L-R) Cellist Felix Umanski, violinists Ilmar Gavilan and Melissa White, and violist Jaime Amador form the Harlem Quartet.

The Asheville Chamber Music Series (ACMS) will present the Harlem Quartet in concert on Sunday afternoon May 1, 2016 at 4 p.m. at the Unitarian Read more »

Small Business Administration Designates Women’s Business Center as SBA Affiliate

(L-R) Lynn Douthett, SBA; Lenwood Long, CEO/President of 
The Support Center; Tonya Snider, Zuri Anuel, Stephanie Twitty, and Candy Williams, associates of WWBC; Sharon Oxendine, Director-WWBC; Victor Palomino, WWBC; in back, Tommy Dennison, WWBC.

The Western Women’s Business Center (WWBC) at The Support Center (TSC) announced its SBA affiliation at a press conference on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at Read more »

The Connection Between Gospel and 60s Soul

Visit Liz Vice at Photo by James Fitzgerald III

“I didn’t think I was going to live past 20 years old,” recounts Liz Vice. It’s a surprising revelation considering the vitality and energy she Read more »

Songs, Movies & Moments: April 2016

Ayesha Curry shares tasty recipes.

A Look at Entertainment by T.J. Moore – As reigning NBA MVP Stephen Curry and the defending champion Golden State Warriors are shredding through the Read more »

Duane Adams Joins “No Limits” Radio Show

Duane Adams and Phyllis Utley, co-hosts of A-B Tech’s bi-weekly radio show on WRES 100.7

Duane Adams, Associate Director of A-B Small Business Center, has joined the College’s bi-weekly radio show, “No Limits,” as a co-host with Phyllis Utley, the Read more »

Who Do You Support?

by Errington C. Thompson, MD – When I look at the 20-year period from 1950 to 1970, I see a time where anything was possible Read more »

Delta Sigma Theta Book Club – April 2016

Last month we informed our readers about the upcoming discussion of Rebecca Skloot’s The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by the Delta Sigma Theta Book Read more »

Nelda Holder Reading and Booksigning

book-The Thirteenth Juror

Asheville journalist Nelda Holder will discuss her recent book, The Thirteenth Juror: Investigating the Grand Jury Transcripts (AuthorHouse, 2015), at Malaprop’s on Tuesday, April 26, Read more »

Shiloh Community Association Launches Fundraising to Create Playscape for Children

shiloh seal

The Shiloh Community Association (SCA) is partnering with ML4 Charlotte, a Leadership Training Team of Gratitude Training (, to create a natural playscape for children Read more »

Obituary – Rev. David Miles

Rev. David Keith Miles

The passing of Rev. David Keith Miles, 45, on April 4, 2016, left a wide swath of the Asheville community diminished, as well as communities Read more »

Working it Out

By Maceo Keeling – There is an old saying that, “If you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life.” It’s Read more »

Ask Sista Girl – April 2016

Sista’ Girl: There’s this guy who is Hispanic that I work with. After three years of working at the same location, he has asked me Read more »

Health & Human Services – April 2016


Buncombe County Department of Health & Human Services April 2016 (PDF) Are you tough enough? If you have what it takes and want to make Read more »

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