Archive for June 2011

Help Plan NC’s Transportation Future

The NC DOT is asking for input to shape our state’s transportation planning for the future. To provide comments on the 2040 Long Range Transportation Read more »

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Asheville Grizzlies Summer 2011 Schedule

Come on down and feel the growl of the Asheville Grizzlies! June 4 – Away: Asheville Grizzles vs. Lake Norman Fear, (Mooresville, NC) June 11 Read more »

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Biltmore Estate Commemorates Old Shiloh

Samuel Adul-Allah standing with the newly erected sign “Old Shiloh Road” on the Biltmore Estate.   The Biltmore Estate, built as a country retreat for Read more »

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Three Buncombe Charters Celebrate National Charter School Week

Students from Art Space, Evergreen, and Francine Delany charter schools performed in honor of National Charter School Week. They are standing under a picture of Read more »

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ACLU Honors Meyerson, Warns Against Profiling

Lotte Meyerson receives Civil Liberties Award When Lotte Strauss was born in 1922, her parents, Meier and Else—a typical German Jewish family of small-business owners—had Read more »

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Spiritex Debuts Solar Powered T-Shirt Pushcart

The pushcart is located at the intersection of Patton and Biltmore Avenues, in front of Sisters McMullen Bakery.   by Derek Sanders The pushcart features Read more »

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Nominate Your Business!

by Adrianne Gordon The Minority Enterprise Development Week Committee is now accepting nominations for the 2011 awards. Businesses open for at least two years may Read more »

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Social Media Course

Mountain BizWorks is offering its Social Media for Small Business course starting on June 10. The three-session course covers how to increase web site traffic, Read more »

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Legislators Work to Undercut NC Racial Justice Act

North Carolina Representatives Justin P. Burr (R-Montgomery), Sarah Stevens (R-Alleghany), Dan Ingle (R-Alamance), and Paul Stam (R-Wake) filed a bill in April to effectively eliminate Read more »

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Education is Death

Standing on the front steps of Asheville High School are graduates (L-R), Mr. Eric “PJ” Sams, Mr. Jade Napier, Dr. Gordon Grant, Principal of Randolph Read more »

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