Archive for March 2007

Mount Zion Community Development

Dr. John H. Grant, Pastor of Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church and founder of Mt. Zion Community Development, Inc. By Cathy HoltServing the Community’s Needs“I Read more »

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Helping Our Youth to Succeed

By Victoria RoseThere is more than enough talk about what is wrong with education. From teachers, administrators, curriculum and occasionally students and parents, blame is Read more »

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Meeting the Education Challenge

Artimus Quick is a junior at Warren Wilson College. He has come here from Goldsboro, NC, and brings his story of challenge and success as Read more »

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Bangin’… in Asheville?

To the average Ashevillian, the thought of gangs and gang violence being linked to the city sounds foreign and teeters on the absurd. By T.J. Read more »

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Writing With Conviction(s)

By Elijah Henry, Jr.A Tough BeginningBack in 1962 when I was born into our cold, prejudiced, corrupt world, I of course had no idea what Read more »

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N.C. Center for Creative Retirement Offers Free Computer Literacy Classes

Registration is now open for the North Carolina Center for Creative Retirement’s free computer literacy classes for underserved adults ages 50 and older. Funded through Read more »

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New Director of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs

Roderick Simmons City Manager Gary Jackson named Roderick Simmons, of Clinton, NC, as the new Director of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs for the City Read more »

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Spotlight on Women’s Issues

The Status of Women in North Carolina The numbers are in. North Carolina Women United has published a report detailing the status of women in Read more »

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UNC Asheville to Conduct Study on Older African American Men

Study Participants SoughtDo you know how much lead you have in your body? If not, it may be important to find out. Research shows that Read more »

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‘I Have a Dream:’ Giving Children a Chance

by Porsha LackeyWhen New York businessman Eugene Lang was asked to speak at a sixth grade graduation, he was told that a high percentage of Read more »

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