Archive for August 2011

August 2011

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Goombay! Bigger, Better, and More Fun Than Ever!

Staff reports Goombay! marks its 30th year of festivities by introducing an additional venue on the Roger McGuire Green at Asheville’s City-County Plaza. This area Read more »

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NC Adequate Yearly Progress Status for Asheville City Schools

Read! Read! Read! That’s what all our students must be able to do by the third grade.” ~ Allen Johnson, Superintendent, Asheville City Schools   Read more »

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Governor Decries Unconstitutional Budget

Governor Beverly Perdue.     By Moe White In a telephone interview on July 21, Gov. Beverly Perdue discussed North Carolina’s schools in light of Read more »

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Obama Administration Offers Additional Mortgage Relief to Unemployed Homeowners

Staff reports The Obama Administration announced adjustments to Federal Housing Administration (FHA) requirements that will require servicers to extend the forbearance period for unemployed homeowners Read more »

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Capt. Jeff Bowen Scholarship Fund Established at A-B Tech

Capt. Jeff Bowen     by Martha Ball The A-B Tech Foundation has established a scholarship fund in memory of A-B Tech graduate and fallen Read more »

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A-B Tech Offers Medical Records Course at Goodwill’s Workforce Development Center

(L-R): Joshua Pierce, Goodwill director of Workforce Development; Caroline Brigmon, A-B Tech Computer Training Coordinator; Shelley White, A-B Tech Senior Executive Director of Economic & Read more »

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WNC Traditional School Calendar for 2011-2012

Asheville City Schools, First Day for Students – August 16 Buncombe County Schools, First Day for Students – August 18 Buncombe County Early College – Read more »

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AHS/SILSA Parent Alert!

Parents dropping off and picking up students will face a new traffic pattern. School will resume in Asheville City Schools on Tuesday, August 16 and Read more »

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Business Plan Competition

In collaboration with Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week, A-B Tech’s Entrepreneurial Institute is sponsoring a Business Plan competition. The entrepreneur selected will receive a $1,500 Read more »

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