Archive for July 2014

Mountain Moral Monday Returns to WNC!

Join folks from across the region and state for another energizing and inspiring Mountain Moral Monday – “Moral March to the Polls Rally” on August Read more »

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The White House Summit on Working Families

Fighting for working families; strengthening our economy. Building on actions he already has taken to help create real, lasting economic security for working families, President Obama recently Read more »

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Expanding Workplace Flexibility and Empowering Workers

President Barack Obama is expected to use his executive authority soon to expand workplace flexibility. He plans to issue a Presidential Memorandum “directing federal agencies Read more »

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NC Unions Unaffected by SCOTUS Decision

by Thad Eckard A five-to-four Supreme Court ruling June 30 could seriously hurt public service unions. The Court decided that compulsory service fees on behalf Read more »

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Campaign Finance Totals Published

If elections were decided by fundraising and not voters, all three of Western North Carolina’s representatives in Congress would be well on their way to Read more »

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Hutchison Youth Plays to Win

Nine-year-old Jamal Hutchison is quickly becoming a youth golf contender. He has been golfing since he was two years old and competing for the last Read more »

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Focusing on Goals of Academic Success

By Sarah Williams Adrian, better known as Ian, graduated with a 4.7 grade point average. When asked what kept him focused all the years he Read more »

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Moral Freedom Summer Organizer in Asheville

This June marked the 50th anniversary of the momentous Freedom Summer. During the summer of 1964, more than 1,000 out-of-state volunteers, alongside thousands of Black Read more »

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Mars Hill University Student Receives Award from Boys and Girls Clubs of America

Savanna Clark, a rising senior at Mars Hill University and a resident of Flat Rock, NC, has received the Rookie of the Year award from Read more »

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Poetry in Motion

By Jenny Bunn Poetry in Motion, a showcase of classic, modern, and original poetry performed by local young poets, will feature several rising stars of Read more »

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