Archive for November 2007

APD sets dates for ‘Gun Buy Back’ program

ASHEVILLE – The Asheville Police Department is offering an opportunity for residents to turn in their guns and receive cash, no questions asked. Residents who Read more »

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Should there be a saggy-pants ordinance?

Can the wearing of saggy pants be considered indecent exposure? An article this month's issue of The Urban News talks about a high-spirited saggy-pant debate Read more »

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November, 2007

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What is Needed to Improve the Life of Seniors in the Asheville Buncombe Community?

Only You Can Tell By Elizabeth Russell In his article “Racial Segregation and Longevity among African-Americans: An Individual-Level Analysis,” Thomas A. LaVeist set out to Read more »

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City of Asheville Donates Urban Renewal Files to UNC Asheville

Unidentified youth on 33 Fagg Street, (now the approximate location of Bartlett Arms and Overlook Apartments). Part of the East Riverside Urban Renewal Project. Documents Read more »

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YMI Cultural Center to Benefit from Holt Endowment

  Holt family members present Endowment to YMI Cultural Center. From left to right: Dr. Holt’s brother, Cecil Holt; Dr. Holt’s son, Cecil; wife, Mrs. Read more »

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Latino Community Seeks Explanation for Proposition 287g

By staff reports In October Buncombe County Sheriff Van Duncan and Major Rusty Sweezy, Director of the Buncombe County Detention Center, spoke to a standing-room-only Read more »

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La Comunidad Latina Pide Explicación sobre la Propuesta 287g

Traducido por Sarah Arredondo En octubre el Alguacil Van Duncan del condado de Buncombe y el Comandante Rusty Sweezy, director del Centro de Detención, se Read more »

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The Strong Filipino-American Community

By Bill Moore Many people in Asheville have been generally unaware of a vibrant and growing Filipino community in Western North Carolina. Of late, however, Read more »

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‘Live Well’ A Comprehensive Wellness Fair

North Carolina Center for Creative Retirement (NCCCR) and UNC Asheville’s Health & Wellness Department Host Wellness Fair for Adults The North Carolina Center for Creative Read more »

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