Archive for April 2012

April 2012

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What’s Next for the YMI?

Asheville native Alfred Whitesides, a retired banker, addresses the YMI Board and approximately 130 concerned community members about the importance of preserving the legacy and Read more »

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Ad-hoc Community Group Formed

Marvin Chambers requests an opportunity to speak at the podium. Faced with the refusal of the YMI board to respond to such demands (other than, Read more »

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Association and Interfaith Ministers Gather for Vigil

More than 300 residents, black, white, and Hispanic, gathered at Asheville’s City-County Plaza. Photo: Urban News By Johnnie Grant By now nearly everyone has heard Read more »

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Erskine Bowles to Deliver UNC Asheville Commencement Address at May 5 Ceremony

Erskine Bowles Staff reports Erskine Bowles, one of North Carolina’s best-known public servants, will deliver the commencement address and receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Read more »

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Ingles Renews Commitment to Local Farms for 2012

In 2012, Ingles’ shoppers can once again be sure that locally grown produce will be abundant at Ingles stores. The Buncombe County, NC, based grocer Read more »

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Spring Herb Festival

The 23rd annual Spring Herb Festival will take place at the WNC Farmers Market May 4, 5, and 6, 2012, bringing together the largest annual Read more »

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Asheville School Junior to Attend Governor’s School

Ian Van Wye is a junior at Asheville School. Staff reports Asheville School junior Ian Van Wye has been selected to attend the 2012 session Read more »

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Masters Champ Bubba Watson Lakefront Home For Sale

You will probably never have the chance to be a Masters champion like Bubba Watson. But if you want some of Bubba’s golf magic to Read more »

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Obama Administration Awards NC $21,135,087 to Enroll Eligible Children in Health Coverage

New Data Shows 1.2 Million More Children Nationwide Have Health Insurance since the Reauthorization of CHIP in 2009. Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the U.S. Dept. Read more »

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