Archive for April 2013

City of Asheville Faces Budget Woes

The City of Asheville’s recent budget planning on April 3rd started out as an in-house workshop, but turned into a town hall meeting at the Read more »

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Senator Hagan Concerned About Veterans Disability Backlog

Interview with Urban News reporter Moe White On March 28 Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC) wrote to Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki about the current Read more »

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Charlotte Mayor Rumored Next Transportation Secretary

Rumor is circulating that Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx is on the short list to be the next U.S. Secretary of Transportation. Foxx, 41, decided not Read more »

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Tailgate Tents Going Up!

Area farmers markets begin opening out doors this April Yes, it is spring! One way to know for sure, even with the confusing cold and Read more »

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Community Remembers Mona Cornwell

Mona Lipe Cornwell, Director of Community Relations and Marketing at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, died unexpectedly Tuesday, April 2, of complications from ovarian cancer. Mona Read more »

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A Woman of Faith, Hope, and Love

1 Corinthians 13:1-13 Ms. Eloise W. Piercy celebrated her 101st birthday on April 1st 2013.  A dinner in her honor was hosted by her devoted Read more »

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N.C. DHHS Cautions Against Sharing Diabetic Care Equipment

Raleigh, N.C. – Public health officials from the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services are cautioning diabetic patients to protect themselves against the risk Read more »

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Improving Minority Health in Buncombe County

Communities across America are focusing on the health of minorities during the month of April.  Locally, community partners are promoting a project focused on improving Read more »

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A-B Tech Receives Gift

A-B Tech Community College announced the receipt a $5 million gift from longtime college supporters Jack and Carolyn Ferguson during the College’s recent annual fundraising Read more »

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Galyean Named to Coca-Cola Academic Team

A-B Tech Community College student Stella Galyean has been named the 2013 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Silver Scholar. A sixth-grade dropout and mother of Read more »

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