Archive for March 2011

Vanessa Allen Experiences Exceptional Life

By Judy Ausley Vanessa Allen had a big dream in 1975, when she approached the most exciting time of her young life. This young woman, Read more »

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Shaking the Salt Habit

by Leah McGrath, RD, LDN – Ingles Dietitian One of the key recommendations of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans is, “Reduce daily sodium intake Read more »

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Those Were The Days: The Heyday of The Block

Ms. Mary Jo Johnson managed the Ebony Grill, located on The Block, for more than 30 years. By Sarah Williams Mary Jo Johnson was born Read more »

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Nominations for Asheville’s Living Treasures

Staff Reports Asheville Living Treasures, a recently formed organization established to honor local citizens who have dedicated themselves to improving the quality of life in Read more »

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Our History is Our Strength

Staff Reports This month we honor the achievements, the creativity, the courage and tenacity of women. We celebrate the contributions of women in all walks Read more »

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Malikah Shabazz Extradited to New York

Malikah Shabazz Photo courtesy of the Madison County Sheriff’s Office Youngest daughter of slain civil rights activist, Malcolm X, arrested in Mars Hill, NC. Staff Read more »

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The Ethical Society of Asheville presents Equality Delayed – 500 Years of Fighting for Women’s Right

In recognition of Women’s History Month, “Equality Delayed – 500 years of fighting for women’s rights” will be presented by Bob Tinkler at the Sunday, Read more »

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All God’s Children GospelFest

Sunlight Gospel Singers, Forest City, NC Staff Reports One Dozen Who Care will present “GospelFest: When All God’s Children Get Together,” as a part of Read more »

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3rd Annual Asheville Jewish Film Festival

Staff Reports The Asheville Jewish Film Festival returns this year, touching “light” subjects like Jewish foods and Israeli sumo wrestlers, and probing even more weighty Read more »

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WNC Craft Organizations Modeling Green and Sustainable Practices

Powder Blue Series by Clayton Hufford. Staff Reports Modeling “green” and sustainable approaches to craft while producing beautiful and meaningful works will be the focus Read more »

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