Archive for October 2012

ART Adjusts Bus Routes C & N Effective Nov. 1

ASHEVILLE, NC – The City of Asheville’s ART (Asheville Redefines Transit) system will make permanent route adjustments to Route N and Route C beginning Nov. Read more »

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Gov. Perdue Declares State of Emergency for 24 Western Counties

Winter Storm Bringing Strong Winds and Heavy Snow RALEIGH, N. C. – In anticipation of a severe winter storm coupled with strong winds from Hurricane Read more »

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Public Meeting: “ART” to Consider Additional Services

The City of Asheville’s Transit Division will hold a public input meeting November 1 to gather feedback about route enhancements to the ART (Asheville Redefines Read more »

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The Andersons, in Black and White: Oralene Simmons’s Story of a Slave Heritage

Staff Reports The history of Western North Carolina’s slave economy became a stark reality for Oralene Graves Simmons when she enrolled at Mars Hill College Read more »

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Asheville Board of Education Considers Year-Round Schools

With education changing rapidly on an international scale, would year-round schooling solve our nation’s concerns about students’ academic performance? Would it help close the achievement Read more »

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Year-Round Schools Strategic Planning Research Analysis

Kelvin Cyrus, Asst. Superintendent, Asheville City Schools, told publisher Johnnie Grant, “We have one of the largest achievement gaps in the state. I believe modifying Read more »

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Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War

“Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War,” a national traveling exhibition, will open at UNC Asheville’s Ramsey Library on October 15. The exhibit examines how Read more »

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Slave Deeds from Buncombe County Now Viewable On Line

Since 2010, a wide variety of 150-year commemorations of the Civil War have been observed. Each means something different depending on the family of origin Read more »

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Embracing the Realities of Western North Carolina History

by Johnnie Grant For African Americans whose family heritage originated in the woodlands and mountainous western part of this state, many truths have come to Read more »

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WNCAP News: October, 2012

WNCAP News: October, 2012 (PDF)

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