Archive for July 2013

DHHS Assists More than 5,600 North Carolinians with Disabilities in Getting, Keeping Jobs

Raleigh, N.C. (July 29, 2013) – N.C. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Aldona Wos reports today that the department helped more than 5,600 Read more »

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August 5 – Mountain Moral Monday to Feature Rev. Dr. William Barber

ASHEVILLE, NC – On Monday August 5 from 5-6:30 p.m., a coalition of WNC groups will host Mountain Moral Monday, a non-partisan event to highlight the Read more »

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Americans Split on Zimmerman Verdict, but Not on Excessive Trial Coverage

NEW YORK, July 23, 2013 – While July 13’s “not guilty” verdict for George Zimmerman may have brought his trial to a close, the court of Read more »

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Asheville Redefines Transit

Public Notice of Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goal Determination The City of Asheville’s ART service (Asheville Redefines Transit) is proposing a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal Read more »

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NAACP Statement on the Acquittal of George Zimmerman in the Killing of Trayvon Martin

Orlando, Fla. –  The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People released the following statement on the acquittal of George Zimmerman for the killing Read more »

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Summertime Fun with Asheville Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts

Asheville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts still has openings available in summer fun programs for children. For information or to register for any of these Read more »

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Bele Chere Music and Arts Festival

The City of Asheville will host the 35th annual Bele Chere street fair and festival July 26, 27 and 28 in downtown Asheville. “Bele Chere” Read more »

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Asheville’s School Bands

Over the generations music has inspired many quotations. Albert Einstein once said, “If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I Read more »

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86th Annual Mountain Dance and Folk Festival

The 86th Mountain Dance and Folk Festival highlighting mountain culture returns to the Diana Wortham Theatre this summer. The Festival runs for three full evenings, Read more »

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Free Summer Meals Around the Corner

By Kevin Concannon Help Spread the Word! Children need access to healthy food all year long, because good nutrition provides the sound foundation they need Read more »

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