Archive for August 2010

Targeted Brownfields Assessment WORKSHOP

Targeted Brownfields Assessment WORKSHOP   Brought to you by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 4 Office in Atlanta, Georgia and the Mount Zion Read more »

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Governor Beverly Perdue Visits The Urban News

  Staff Reports   On Monday, July 26 Governor Beverly Perdue began a tour of the western part of the state with a visit to Read more »

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Goombay! is Back on the Block

The YMI Cultural Center, located in the heart of Asheville’s historic African American district, The Block, will host the traditional Goombay Festival beginning Friday, August Read more »

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Shiloh Community Plans School Reunion

By Sarah Williams Shiloh is an historically African American community inhabited since the late 1880s. Older residents refer to this area as “New Shiloh.” Shiloh Read more »

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Why Lenders Want Your Loan to Default

By Randall Kelton Predatory schemes steal the equity of this country. In the late 1980s and early ’90s, Presidents Bush and Clinton, under the guise Read more »

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Minority Enterprise Development Week

Staff Reports  Since 1982, the U.S. President has proclaimed a National MED Week observance to recognize the outstanding achievements of minority businesses and to honor Read more »

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Sherrill – Forney Scholarship Endowment

by Sarah Williams In 2002 Asheville-Buncombe Community Relations Council sought a way to honor the memory of two remarkable women, ABCRC staff member Phyllis Sherrill Read more »

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Project NAF: Advocacy and Information through Mentoring

  Belinda Grant, Executive Director of NAF.  Photo: Urban News “There is not a single book on earth that is completely understood by just one Read more »

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Hurry DOwn to a Stone Soul Picnic!

Debra Holmes-Young, Chairperson, Stone Soul Picnic Scholarship event. Leave the picnic baskets at home, and join in on what is dubbed “The Mother of ALL Read more »

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6th Annual YWCA Black and White Gala

Photo: YWCA of Asheville Staff Reports The YWCA of Asheville’s sixth annual Black & White Gala will be held on Thursday, September 30, at 6:30 Read more »

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