Archive for February 2008

February, 2008

   The Block Gazette (PDF)

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A Living Legend of Asheville

by Johnnie Grant Ms. Mae, as she is affectionately known, is an unpretentious and reserved woman who has seen many changes in Asheville for almost Read more »

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Opening Doors: Alma Stone Williams’ 1944 Integration of Black Mountain College

  Ms. Alma Stone Williams  By Sebastian Matthews Photos courtesy of Black Mountain College Museum. Not pictured: Son, Kenneth Williams.  There’s a story in Martin Read more »

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Judge Beasley to Seek Seat

Cumberland County District Court Judge Cheri Beasley announced she is entering the race for NC Court of Appeals for the seat held by J. Douglas Read more »

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Noted Civil Rights Leader

Robert P. Moses, Ph.D. by Staff reports A two-day summit on the importance of Math Literacy will be presented by Mission Health & Hospitals and Read more »

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Don’t Give Up!

  Jewel pauses to give an encouraging word. By staff reports Jewel Still, a single mother of two young boys and a resident of Hillcrest Read more »

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Maintain a Legacy Through Faith, Hope and Love

by Reverend Spencer E. Hardaway And now abideth faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love. – 1st Corinthians, 13th Chapter: Read more »

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We Have to Go There – About HIV

Michael Harney by Michael J. Harney, Jr. The incidence of HIV/AIDS is rising in the African American community. What can be done to arrest this Read more »

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Spring Into Wellness Camp

Spring Into Wellness is a camp offering middle school students a fun and engaging way to explore what it takes to have a future healthcare Read more »

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U.S. Cellular Partners With Children First of Buncombe County

Pictured holding check, from left to Right: Jack Brundige, director of sales for U.S. Cellular, Mayor Terry Bellamy, and Allison Jordan, Executive Director of Children Read more »

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