Archive for April 2009

Housing, Revisited: A discussion with former Asheville Housing Authority Director David Jones

  David Jones, former director of the Asheville Housing Authority.  Photo: Urban News. by Sarah Williams In recent months public attention has been drawn to Read more »

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Community Forum: Learning the Lessons fo ROOT SHOCK: Building Better Communities for Us All

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SCORE sponsors national volunteer week

April 19 – 25, 2009 is National Volunteer Week. The purpose of this week is to recognize and celebrate the efforts of volunteers at the Read more »

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President Obama Underscores Commitment to Restoring Fairness to the Tax Code and Providing Tax Relie

1.7 billion dollars back in the pockets of North Carolina working families as a result of Making Work Pay tax credit WASHINGTON – On Tax Read more »

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Asheville’s Economic Recovery and Reinvestment 2009

To maintain transparency and accountability, the City of Asheville has developed a policy review and project management framework for coordinating economic recovery funding initiatives. by Read more »

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Investing in Our Future: a Sustainable Economy

Alfred Whitesides, Jr., Vice President of Mountain 1st Bank.  Photo: Urban News. by Sarah Williams Amiable, talkative, and intelligent are some of the words that Read more »

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Buncombe County Pursuing Stimulus Funds

Staff reports Buncombe County is actively pursuing funding opportunities through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in order to meet the needs of our citizens Read more »

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ROOT SHOCK: The Conversation Continues

Could Asheville Become a National Model for SOCIALLY Sustainable Communities? by Karen Loughmiller Sparked by Twilight of a Neighborhood, the Pack Library exhibit of Andrea Read more »

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Wnca Kicks Off Renewed Focus on Grassroots Advocacy

Staff reports Western North Carolina Alliance (WNCA) members will gather May 2 to adopt a new strategic plan and to renew the group’s focus on Read more »

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UNC Asheville Honors Alumni with Annual Awards

UNC-A Chancellor Dr. Anne Ponder (center) with Faculty and Alumni Awards winners. Staff reports UNC Asheville recently honored four of its most outstanding alumni with Read more »

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