Archive for October 2014

Voter Registration in NC

by  Susan Fisher, Buncombe County Representative ~ District 114 After the 4th Circuit federal court overturned the district court ruling, thereby striking down two voting restrictions Read more »

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Buncombe County Goes Purple

October Begins Domestic Violence Prevention Month in Buncombe County. If you’re downtown in October and the Buncombe County Courthouse looks a little purple, it’s not Read more »

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Fiesta Latina The 17th Annual Fiesta Latina will be held on Saturday, October 11, 2014, from noon to 8 p.m. at Roger McGuire Green in Read more »

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About Ramón Ramos Alayo

The Founder of Alayo Dance Company Ramón Ramos Alayo is a dancer, teacher, choreographer, and the founder and artistic director of the Alayo Dance Company Read more »

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It’s Time to Vote!

by Nelda Holder On October 1 the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals granted a preliminary injunction against two controversial provisions of the election law. Read more »

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African Americans in Western North Carolina

Thursday, October 23, 2014 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. YMI Cultural Center, 43 Market Street, Asheville Reception and Keynote address by James Ferguson, Esquire. Mrs. Julia Read more »

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2014 Early Voting Times and Locations

William H. Stanley Center 35 Woodfin St., Asheville Thursday, October 23 through Friday, October 31: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (excluding Sunday) Saturday, November 1: Read more »

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Nonpartisan Races on the 2014 Ballot

by Nelda Holder Candidates for the NC General Assembly and U.S. Senate, as well as Buncombe County sheriff and district attorney, should be familiar names Read more »

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President of Hampton University Blasts Feds for Gutting HBCUs

District of Columbia – The president of Hampton University was happy to be a part of the annual White House Initiative on HBCUs Conference, and Read more »

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The Biz Behind the Food Biz

From a Winning Recipe to a Winning Business All across kitchens in Western North Carolina, thousands dream of using Grandma’s generations-old recipe to become the Read more »

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