Archive for September 2011

September 2011

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Redistricting by the General Assembly: Five Legal Considerations

By Bob Joyce Citizens throughout the country have a right to representation in the legislative branch that is at least approximately equal. Therefore, representative districts Read more »

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Buncombe County and Redistricting

Dr. Dwight Mullen is a professor of Political Science at UNC Asheville. Photo: Urban News   by Johnnie Grant Not since the 1800s has the Read more »

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A New Vision for the Block

Architectural rendering of the proposed plan for the DelCardo building in Asheville’s historic Eagle-Market Street (Block) District.   By Moe White & Johnnie Grant Community Read more »

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Redistricting, Gerrymandering, and Power

Karen Oelschlaeger   By Karen Oelschlaeger “Let’s be candid: this is all about power.” Those were the words of Bob Orr, Executive Director of North Read more »

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The BLOCK Academy

Dr. Joseph Fox (left), BLOCK Academy Instructor, with BLOCK Academy graduates (L-R) Anthony Thomas, Jennifer Poore, Susan Warren, and Howard Foster. Photo: Je’Wana Grier-McEachin   Read more »

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Annual Cherokee Indian Fair

Staff Reports The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians hosts the 99th Annual Cherokee Indian Fair at the Cherokee Indian Fair Grounds in Cherokee, NC, October Read more »

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Minority Enterprise Development Week

From the 2010 Business Expo.   Staff Reports Since 1982, the US President has proclaimed a National MED Week observance to recognize the outstanding achievements Read more »

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Green Opportunities September 2011

Green Opportunities September, 2011 (PDF)

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Tennessee River Park: A Visionary Template for Asheville’s River Arts District

Members of AARRC walk across the famous Walnut Street footbridge which connects the Market Street District to the North Side Bluff View Arts District, and Read more »

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