Mountain Moral Monday Returns to WNC!

Moral Mondays Rally 2-Urban News - Asheville, NC

Join folks from across the region and state for another energizing and inspiring Mountain Moral Monday – “Moral March to the Polls Rally” on August Read more »

The White House Summit on Working Families

“The strength of our economy rests on whether we’re getting the most out of our nation’s talent and whether we’re making it possible for every citizen to contribute to our growth and prosperity. Just about everything I do as president is to make sure that we’re not leaving any of our nation’s talent behind. That’s what this summit is all about.”

Fighting for working families; strengthening our economy. Building on actions he already has taken to help create real, lasting economic security for working families, President Obama recently Read more »

Expanding Workplace Flexibility and Empowering Workers

President Barack Obama is expected to use his executive authority soon to expand workplace flexibility. He plans to issue a Presidential Memorandum “directing federal agencies Read more »

NC Unions Unaffected by SCOTUS Decision


by Thad Eckard A five-to-four Supreme Court ruling June 30 could seriously hurt public service unions. The Court decided that compulsory service fees on behalf Read more »

Campaign Finance Totals Published

If elections were decided by fundraising and not voters, all three of Western North Carolina’s representatives in Congress would be well on their way to Read more »

Hutchison Youth Plays to Win

Jamal Hutchison, U.S. Kids Spring Tour Championship Player of the Year.  Photo: Urban News

Nine-year-old Jamal Hutchison is quickly becoming a youth golf contender. He has been golfing since he was two years old and competing for the last Read more »

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