Archive for March 2015

From Hair to There

Artist’s Talk with Sonya Clark The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design (CCCD) is pleased to present From Hair to There, an artist’s talk with Read more »

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Training and Securing a 21st-Century Workforce

By Wallace Bohannan We must ensure that all those we train in high-demand skills have an opportunity to find work and contribute to our economy. Read more »

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A-B Tech Reports Economic Impact for 2012-13

A-B Tech Community College is responsible for injecting at least $356.7 million into the regional economy. During the 2012-13 fiscal year the combined impact of Read more »

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Local Representatives Busy in the Statehouse

By Nelda Holder The North Carolina General Assembly has several work-weeks under its belt now, and as the budget wrangling begins, it’s a good moment Read more »

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Keever Elected NC Democratic Party Chairperson

By Johnnie Grant Former State Representative and long-time Asheville resident Patsy Keever was recently elected chair of the North Carolina Democratic Party. Keever won 369 Read more »

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Jacquelyn Hallum Retires From School Board

Jacquelyn Hallum will step down from the Asheville City School Board April 1, 2015 after an eight-year tenure. Hallum was appointed to the Board in Read more »

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Minnie Jones

Women’s History Month Dedication It has been said that “well-behaved women rarely make history.” In Asheville, one name stands out as a model for making Read more »

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Becky Stone, Storyteller – Keeping History Alive!

By Johnnie Grant Philadelphian Becky Stone and her husband moved to the mountains of western North Carolina in 1983 to start their family. Once here, Read more »

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How to Boost Your Child’s Self-Esteem

By Towanna B. Freeman Your child’s formative years arrive when they begin to understand the world around them. These years shape their personalities and leave Read more »

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A-B Tech Student Wins Prestigious Award

Stella Galyean has been named the statewide winner of the Dallas Herring Achievement Award from the North Carolina Community College System for her accomplishments at Read more »

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