Archive for June 2009

Skyview Golfers Assoc. Celebrates 50th Anniversary

by Johnnie Grant For 50 years some of the best golfers in the United States have come to play in the Annual Skyview Golfers Pro-Am Read more »

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For the Love of the Game

by Johnnie Grant It was 1945 at age 11 that Billy Gardenheight, Sr. first developed an interest in the game of golf.  Money was scarce Read more »

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Bellamy Kicks Off Mayoral Re-Election Campaign

Mayor Terry M. Bellamy campaigns for second term.  Photo: Renato Rotolo As supporters and interested citizens gathered in the main corridors of the Grove Arcade, Read more »

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A Natural Living Legacy

Samuel Abdul-Allah proudly displays original documents of his grandfather’s work on the Biltmore Forest Country Club. On the table are the original blueprints his grandfather Read more »

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Bob White and the Pisgah View Community Peace Garden

Bob White, Director of Pisgah View Peace Garden Project. by Michael Hopping All Bob White wanted from the Asheville Housing Authority three years ago was Read more »

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Larry L. Williams: Radio Pioneer, Loving Father

Larry L. Williams, retired radio personality will celebrate his 91st birthday June 14.  Photo courtesy Larretta Williams by Larretta Rivera-Williams It has warmed my heart Read more »

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Census Bureau Seeks Applicants

Staff reports The U.S. Census Bureau is seeking applicants to fill management positions in 10 local census offices scheduled to open this fall in North Read more »

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A Conversation with Jesse Junior: A Newcomer Speaks About Asheville

Jesse Junior, radio show host, and community advocate.  Photo: Urban News from staff reports Reared in Milwaukee, WI, Jesse Junior was not someone you would Read more »

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Gene Rainey: A Life of Learning, Teaching, Helping Those in Need

by Moe White Whether one calls him Dr. Rainey (he has a PhD), Rev. Rainey (he trained to be a minister of the Church of Read more »

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Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity: the Gamma Upsilon Boulé of Asheville

Darryl Hart, Sire Archon, Gamma Upsilon Boule of Asheville.  Photo: Urban News by Sarah Williams Arising from glorious roots in Africa, carried on the flogged Read more »

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