Archive for August 2008

Be a Local Leader

WANTED: Citizens who are willing to become local leaders. That’s the goal of the City Boards and Commissions. Asheville City Council is looking for some Read more »

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THE YMI Cultural Center presents The 27th Annual Goombay! Festival

Download the August, 2008 ‘The Block Gazette’ (PDF)

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Youth Leadership Academy Interns to Lead Downtown Walking Tours During Goombay!

This year the Center for Diversity Education will be offering “The Many Faces of Asheville” walking tour during the Goombay Festival on August 23-24. This Read more »

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Burton Street Community Association Dedicates Sign

The Burton Street Community Association will dedicate a new community identification sign in memory of Mr. E. W. Pearson, Sr., on Saturday, August 9 at Read more »

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News Analysis: A Tale of Two Cities

Members of Asheville’s African-American community listen intently as the lead master plan consultant talks about the downtown project. Photo: Urban News from Staff Reports As Read more »

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Mission Hospitals and NAMI Sponsor a Celebration of Courage

These 45-inch tall daisies will line Biltmore Avenue in support of NAMI’s work. By Darlena Moore Maya Angelou once said that without courage, you cannot Read more »

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Al Bailey – Holistic Rhythm Healing

Al Bailey by Sarah Williams Who is Al Bailey? Al is a native of Elizabeth City, NC. He is also a man who is passionate Read more »

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Three Days for Women: Free forum for the women of Asheville – and their men!

from Staff reports Supreme Court Justice Patricia Timmons-Goodson   A free three-day forum designed to give women life-enhancing information will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Read more »

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At Your Service: Keeping Your Business on Track

Fabian Vazcaino, business consultant. Photo: Kimberly Hunter By Kimberly Hunter  Hello Urban News “Biz Buzz” readers. It is so great to connect with you again. Read more »

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School Daze! Back to School Information

Asheville City Schools First day for teachers, 8/14/08; First day for students 8/20/08. For information on immunizations, visit www.asheville.k12.nc.us. Go to community quick links then Read more »

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