Archive for May 2013

Thomas Wolfe Memorial Hosts African American Spirituals Program

As part of the Thomas Wolfe Memorial’s summer-long 2nd Saturdays “Writers at Wolfe” Series, the site will host local African American musicians. Lucille Flack Ray Read more »

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Mtn Bizworks Offers Summer Business Classes in Western North Carolina

The following classes will be offered by Mtn Bizworks in Western North Carolina during the Summer.  Below is the list of classes, towns, and locations: Read more »

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Mission Health Ranks Among Nation’s Best

Asheville, N.C. (May 2013) – Mission Health is among the top healthcare institutions recognized nationally for extraordinary dedication to two vital aspects of modern healthcare Read more »

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McDowell Hospital Offers Free Physicals for Young Athletes

Junior High and High School Athletes Encouraged to Attend to Meet Required Standard MARION, N.C. (May 16, 2013) – McDowell Hospital is offering free physicals Read more »

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Asheville City Schools Superintendent to Retire

Thursday, May 16, 2013.  During a Board of Education meeting this morning, Asheville City Schools Superintendent Allen Johnson announced his retirement following the end of Read more »

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Caring For Man’s Best Friend

Three months after visiting last May, native New Yorker Dr. Kimberly Whitfield  decided to make Asheville her home. “I felt an immediate connection to this Read more »

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Legislative Update: May 2013

By Moe White The NC legislature paid special attention to Asheville last month as it proposed, passed, or implemented numerous new laws designed to remake Read more »

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Former Vice-Mayor Mumpower Threatens to Leave Republican Party

Decries “Legislative Larceny” of Asheville Water System Former City Council member and 11th District Congressional Candidate Carl Mumpower expressed serious displeasure  and disappointment with his Read more »

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NC Moves Forward on Medicaid Reform

Dr. Aldona Wos, Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, was met with heavy skepticism when she arrived April 22nd at Read more »

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National and State NAACP Leaders Speak Out on Oppressive North Carolina Agenda

Recent actions and legislation introduced in the North Carolina legislature has prompted strong reactions from the leaders of several national and state civil rights groups. Read more »

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