Archive for December 2011

December 2011

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Does the YMI Cultural Center Face a Questionable Future?

The official incorporation of the Young Men’s Institute took place on May 8, 1906, making it among the earliest, if not the oldest, black cultural Read more »

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2011: The Year in Review

President Obama wants to put citizens back to work. Photo: Micah Mackenzie/Urban News   by Moe White The big story of 2011 might be titled, Read more »

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Area Consumers Vote With Their Wallets

Area farmer’s markets make it easy to purchase locally grown food.   Staff Reports WNC a Regional Leader in Local Food Sales Seven billion dollars. Read more »

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2012 Presents a New Opportunity to Own Your Own Business

Cassius Butts   By Cassius Butts, Regional Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration With a new year on the horizon, it’s a perfect time to dream Read more »

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The Holidays and Your Health

Overcoming the Holiday Blues Charles E. Taylor, MPH, MT (ASCP), Clinical Laboratory Scientist The holidays are traditionally regarded as a wonderful time of the year, Read more »

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Holiday Church Events & Services

St. Paul, Mt. Camel, Worldwide – Little Mt. Zion of Weaverville Missionary Baptist Churches December 31 – Combined Watch Night Service begins at 10 p.m. Read more »

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Unemployment Down – Not Because of Greater Employment

Staff Reports Exodus Occurred Among Almost All Education Groups. According to Lawrence Mishel of the Economic Policy Institute, unemployment in November dipped to 8.6 percent, Read more »

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Songs, Movies & Moments: December 2011

  Tameka and Usher   By T.J. Moore Usher’s ex-wife and current thorn in his side, Tameka Raymond, filed documents recently in a Georgia court Read more »

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Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band Performs December 31

Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band   Staff Reports Known for their off-the-wall live performances and dance-floor heroics, Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band has Read more »

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