Archive for September 2014

Asheville Receives Grant for East of Riverway Multimodal Project

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx was in Asheville to announce a $14.6 million TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) grant for the Read more »

Add a comment

Mayor Manheimer’s State of the City Address

Mayor Esther Manheimer offers her first State of the City address Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at noon in the U.S. Cellular Center Banquet Hall. Mayor Read more »

Add a comment

Legal Groups to File $200M Lawsuit Against Ferguson

Ferguson, MO – Three different legal groups have lowered the legal boom on Ferguson, Missouri. They include Black Lawyers for Justice, the National Bar Association Read more »

Add a comment

Early Voting Days Restored in Ohio, But Not in NC

A federal judge ruled September 4 that cuts to early voting in Ohio must be restored in time for the November election. The American Civil Read more »

Add a comment

Register to Vote!

The deadline to register to vote in North Carolina in the 2014 general election is Friday, October 10, 2014. To register, you have to fill Read more »

Add a comment

MHU Rural Heritage Museum Opens Rosenwald School Exhibition

Opening Reception: September 14 from 1-3 p.m. On display September 14 – February 28, 2015 Rosenwald Schools were a prominent part of the southern landscape Read more »

Add a comment

Dr. Joseph Fox’s Legacy: the Minority Student Leadership Academy

When Dr. Joseph Fox recently retired from his position as Chair of Business Administration at A-B Tech, he left a legacy through his work with Read more »

Add a comment

Asheville Living Treasures Honors Isaac Coleman and Ray Kisiah

Asheville Living Treasures, the local organization dedicated to recognizing and honoring residents whose lives and work have contributed immeasurably to the community’s quality of life, Read more »

Add a comment

Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church Celebrates 25 Years of Progress Under the Pastorate of Rev. Dr. John H. Grant, “The Visionary”

Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, organized in 1880, will celebrate 134 years of Christian witness and service in October. The church is located at 47 Read more »

Add a comment

In Loving Memory of Valeria Y. Harper

Valeria Y. Harper was born in Asheville, NC. She attended Asheville High School, and is an alumni of the class of 1972. Valeria was a Read more »

Add a comment
Page 1 of 41234