Archive for March 2006

‘Serving the Underserved’: USCU‚Äôs Motto for Success

CLARE HUBBARD — FEATURE WRITER According to the Pew Hispanic Center for Demographic Research, in March 2005 the number of undocumented residents in the US Read more »

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City Council, Mayor Invite Citizen Input

BY CATHY HOLT, FEATURE WRITER  Mayor Terry Bellamy and City of Asheville Department HeadsPHOTO BY DOUG GRANT On Thursday, Jan. 12, Mayor Terry Bellamy and Read more »

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An Extremely Messy Makeover of “The Block”

BY KIMBERLY HUNTER Have you ever heard the saying one man\’s trash is another man\’s treasure? The same premise might well apply to residential and Read more »

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Eagle – Market Streets redevelopment community meeting

BY CLARE HUBBARDOn February 21, 2006, a community input meeting regarding the development on Eagle and Market streets in downtown Asheville was held at the Read more »

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Asheville – A newcomer’s perspective

Lisa Watson was an Air Force brat (“actually, an Air Force Princess”), so she grew up “all over the place.” She was born in Washington, Read more »

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The YMI Cultural Center

Few cities of Asheville\’s size boast such a wealth of cultural resources. The city itself is recognized internationally as an arts destination, with residents of Read more »

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The state of the community

Through interviews, statistics, and analysis, we have compiled several views of what we are calling The State of the Community — the “minority” communities of Read more »

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The Silent Disease: Dementia in the African-American Community

BY JOHNNIE GRANT, PUBLISHER MemoryCare, based in Asheville, will hold a one-day seminar on Thursday, March 16 at Tried Stone Missionary Baptist Church at 100 Read more »

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