Archive for November 2013

Stay in Contact with MARRS

By Jim Fernandes You’re well over 65, having outlived your spouse of many years. Your adult children left their Western North Carolina home for better Read more »

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Mayoral Portrait Unveiling Ceremony and Recognition Reception

The City of Asheville will publicly unveil it’s official portrait of outgoing Mayor Terry Bellamy at a formal Mayoral Portrait Unveiling Ceremony at 5 p.m. Read more »

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Asheville Holiday Parade & JingleFest

On Saturday, November 23 at 11 a.m., the 67th Annual Asheville Holiday Parade, presented by Bojangles, rolls through downtown Asheville to dazzle and entertain. This Read more »

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Cornel West Lecture

by Moe White Cornel West is among America’s most prominent public intellectuals. Professor Emeritus at Harvard and Yale, he now teaches Philosophy and Christian Practice Read more »

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Legal Status of Moral Monday Arrestees

By Nelda Holder The status of the Moral Monday arrestees has been in a state of flux since the adjournment of the N.C. General Assembly Read more »

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Taking it to the Mountains

By Nelda Holder During the 2013 session of the N.C. General Assembly, 13 Moral Monday protest rallies took place outside the N.C. Legislative Building, organized Read more »

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Asheville City Schools Academic Report

Under new testing methods adopted for 2012-13, Asheville City Schools students fared very well compared to the rest of the state. The state released the Read more »

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Neighborhood Profile: Five Points

The City of Asheville has many vibrant and diverse neighborhoods, a number of which have registered official neighborhood organizations. Such community groups help bring together Read more »

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Farm to School Program Supports Student Health & Farm Profits

by Kevin Concannon In early November the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its first Farm to School Census, with promising results. In the 2012-13 Read more »

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A-B Tech Holds 13th Annual Scholarship Luncheon

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College Foundation recently sponsored the 13th Annual Scholarship Luncheon at the Crown Plaza Expo Center in recognition of scholarship sponsors and recipients. Read more »

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