Archive for November 2014

Buncombe County Commission Wins Award from NC School Boards Association

The North Carolina School Boards Association (NCSBA) recently presented its prestigious County Commission of the Year Award to the Buncombe County Board of County Commissioners Read more »

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Dickens’ A Christmas Carol with Jeremy Webb at Diana Wortham Theatre

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and you know what that means: family, friends, food, football, and fun. But before the leftover turkey has been Read more »

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Heating Assistance Applications (LIEAP) to be Accepted Dec. 1

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services announced that the state’s Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) will be accepting applications beginning Dec. Read more »

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Equity Takes Center Stage in Asheville City Schools

(ASHEVILLE, NC)—Asheville has long struggled with racial equity issues and the Asheville City Schools (ACS) system has reflected this community wide issue.  In Asheville, racism Read more »

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Fit For Life Challenge – November 19

  Olympic medalist and Team USA athletes to lead Run-Jump-Throw experience as part of SUBWAY Fit for Life Challenge on November 19, 2014 in Asheville. Read more »

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Charles George VA Medical Center to Host Veterans’ Town Hall Meeting

Asheville, N.C. – A Veterans’ town hall meeting will be held at 5 p.m.,  Dec. 10, at the Charles George VA Medical Center, 1100 Tunnel Rd., Read more »

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Asheville Police Chief Announces Retirement

ASHEVILLE, NC – Chief William Anderson today announced his retirement from the Asheville police department, effective December 31. Chief Anderson retires with 37 years of Read more »

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MHU Theatre Arts Play: Flyin’ West

Following the end of the Civil War, many former slaves, anxious to leave the South and the increasing disappointments and dangers of Reconstruction, took advantage Read more »

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Historic Businesses on “The Block” to be Honored

Mountain Housing Opportunities House Warming Party Benefit: Thursday, November 20th. HomeTrust Bank presents the annual Mountain Housing Opportunities (MHO) House Warming Party on Thursday, November Read more »

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Interview with Chief William Anderson

By Johnnie Grant and Moe White As anyone who follows the news on local television or the daily newspapers knows, Chief William Anderson of the Read more »

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