Archive for April 2007

Growth and Opportunity: Mayor Bellamy’s State of the City Address

Mayor Terry Bellamy Mayor Bellamy stressed the many accomplishments made in her first year in office, giving frequent acknowledgements to City Council, police and Public Read more »

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Asheville Isn’t Amsterdam!

Dr. Carl Mumpower On March 23 the Asheville Civic Center hosted a concert event in the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium featuring the group “Rat Dog”.  It Read more »

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April 26-29 Play: Tough Love

W.C. Reid Center for Creative Arts presents “Tough Love”, directed by W. LaVone Griffin. Adults $5; 18 and under Free. For more information call (828) Read more »

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Putting YMI on the Map: The YMI Cultural Center History Project

The Block Gazette, April, 2007

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Restoring YMI’s History

Darin Waters researching the vast archival records and documents of the Biltmore Estate. (Photo by Renato Rotolo) by special permission to the Urban News. Darin Read more »

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A Legacy of Sisterhood and Service

Local Alpha Kappa Alpha Chapter Prepares for Centennial CelebrationAlpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. has an extensive and illustrious history of “service to all mankind” and Read more »

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Pickpockets on the Loose in Asheville Area

Asheville Police Ask the Public’s Help in Locating Pickpockets Victimizing Older Persons In the last several weeks five older persons have reported being victimized by Read more »

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Promotions at City Fire and Rescue Departments

The Asheville Fire and Rescue Department has announced the promotion of two new battalion chiefs, John Presley and James Cowan, effective April 15, 2007.  The Read more »

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Reality Court Series

Members of the Asheville/Buncombe County League of Women Voters in cooperation with Pisgah Legal Services and the Asheville/Buncombe County Community Relations Council have developed a Read more »

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Untangling Your Credit Report

Are you getting credit card offers in the mail? Did you have to give a deposit in order to get a cell phone? By Esteve Read more »

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