Archive for August 2012

Eagle – Market Streets Development Corporation Receives 7 Million Dollars In Grant Funding

  Eagle – Market Streets Development Corporation Receives 7 Million Dollars In Grant Funding  Staff reports On Thursday, August 23, the North Carolina Housing Finance Read more »

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MED Week – September 17th – 21st

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Minority Enterprise Development Week 2012 will be September 17th – 21st .  This week long celebration of minority business owners includes a business expo and Read more »

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Goombay! 2012

Staff reports; photos by Paul Howey It’s been 30 years since the first Goombay festival was held in Asheville in 1982, and on August 24, Read more »

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Free Labor Day Concert in Pack Square Park

by Steven R. Hageman On Monday, September 3 the Asheville Symphony Orchestra will present a free concert in Pack Square Park in downtown Asheville. Members Read more »

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Linda Coleman, Lt. Governor Candidate, to Attend WNC Rallies in Marion and Sylva, NC

By Ben Utley Franklin, NC – Linda Coleman, the Democratic candidate for Lt. Governor, will visit Western North Carolina Saturday, August 11, where she will Read more »

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WNC-Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO Endorses Patsy Keever for 10th District Seat

Staff Reports Recently the Western North Carolina Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO announced their endorsement of Rep. Patsy Keever, the Democratic nominee for the U.S. House Read more »

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Meet the Court of Appeals Judge

Staff Reports Judge Wanda G. Bryant has served on the North Carolina Court of Appeals since 2001. She brings almost thirty years of experience and Read more »

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ABCs Results and Graduation Rates for Asheville City Schools

Staff Reports All eight Asheville City schools met, and five of them exceeded, expected growth standards for 2011-12, the 16th year of North Carolina’s statewide Read more »

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In the Swing of Things!

As part of the summer camp enrichment and life-skills program at the Dr. Wesley Grant, Sr. Center, youth participants of the summer camp program were Read more »

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School Days, School Days, Dear Old Golden Rule Days

Staff Reports The approaching return to school is electrifying the late-summer air. When does school start this year? Many parents are too busy and can’t Read more »

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