Archive for December 2013

Farewell Mayor Terry Bellamy

On December 10 Mayor Terry Bellamy completed her second term as Mayor of Asheville. The first African American and the second woman to hold the Read more »

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2013, What a Year for NC!

by Moe White State News At the beginning of January North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue was succeeded by Gov. Pat McCrory, and oh, the difference Read more »

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Rand Paul’s “Change-of-Heart” Over Detroit Bankruptcy

Detroit, MI – Having said Detroit would receive a federal bailout “over my dead body,”  Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) addressed the Detroit Economic Club Dec. Read more »

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A Holiday Tradition: Christmas at Biltmore

Known as one of the Southeast’s most beloved and storied holiday travel destinations, Christmas at Biltmore opened November 2, 2013 and will run through January Read more »

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Buying Toys for the Holidays

Keep Them Safe, Educational, and Fun! By Beth Pulvo, MD December is “Safe Toys and Gifts Month.” With the holidays approaching, there are a few Read more »

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Mel Watt Confirmed as Federal Housing Finance Director

On Tuesday, December 10, the Senate confirmed Representative Mel Watt (D-NC) as the new director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). The Federal Housing Read more »

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Seasonal Music & Stories from Celtic Lands

Jamie Laval and company will perform Christmas in Scotland on Friday, December 27, 8 p.m. at the Isis Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd. in Asheville. Read more »

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Advocacy That Keeps on Giving

An interview with WNCAP’s Michael Harney, a.k.a. “The Rubberman” by Johnnie Grant I have wanted to interview you for a while now. Please tell us Read more »

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Our Own Holiday

by Meta Commerse Most of us feel holiday stress: the squeeze of spending and frenzy that sweeps our nation this time of year. Many acquiesce. Read more »

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Best Books 2013

When You Care Enough to Read the Very Best, Give These Book Reviews by Sharon L. Shervington This was a great year for nonfiction, one Read more »

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