First Black Commissioner Named for Buncombe County


Staff reports In a historic move, Buncombe County Democratic Party leaders met on Monday, Dec. 5 to name a popular retired banker and long-time civil Read more »

Buncombe County District One Candidates Forum Video

Buncombe County District One Candidates Forum

Buncombe County Commission District One Candidates Forum Held December 1, 2016 at Stephens Lee Recreation Center, Asheville, NC. With Terry Bellamy, Jacqueline Hallum, Al Whitesides, Read more »

UNCA Employment Opportunities – November 2016


Current Employment Opportunities: Administrative Assistant – Athletics Communications Assistant – Building Automation Systems Technician – General Counsel – Housekeeper – Police Read more »

Attention! Buckeye Bridge, LLC – Request for Quotes


Buckeye Bridge, LLC is soliciting quotes for City of Asheville CEDAR ST BRIDGE REPAIR #ENG-13-14-003 from DBE/MBE/WBE certified subcontractors. Also suppliers needed for  Traffic Control, Read more »

A Letter To My Students


  My Dear Beloved Students, I speak with a voice you may or may not be familiar with. I was born during the height of Read more »

Buncombe County Veteran’s Treatment Court

Dr. Eric Howard, MSW, Executive Director 
of the Veteran’s Treatment Court.  
Photo: Renato Rotolo/Urban News

Making Community Partners and Reaching New Milestones Over the past eight years courts across the nation have begun developing and implementing veterans treatment courts to Read more »

Veterans Receive Assistance at DAV

Veterans often face service-connected medical problems but don’t consider themselves disabled, at least in spirit.

by Wallace Bohanan – Disabled American Veterans is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping veterans lead high-quality lives with dignity and respect. Its mission statement Read more »

Hillary Clinton’s Message to NC’s Black Community

Former Sec. of State Hillary Clinton speaks with Cash Michaels. 
Photo courtesy of Cash Michaels

by Cash Michaels – Raleigh, NC – In an exclusive interview with North Carolina’s African American press, Hillary Clinton said even though she is running Read more »

Judges Eagles and Stephens Seek Seats on the NC Court of Appeals

Judge Margaret Eagles

By Cash Michaels – Two veteran jurists are vying for seats on the NC Court of Appeals, promising to vigorously, but fairly, uphold the law Read more »

The Best and Worst Presidents on Taxes

Teddy Roosevelt was a strong advocate of progressive taxes.  
Photo: Shutterstock

By Sarah Anderson, – From Reagan to Roosevelt, tax fairness continues to fluctuate along with our elected leaders. With all the debate over Donald Read more »

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