Archive for August 2015

Julian Bond Laid to Rest

Julian Bond was laid to rest on Saturday, August 22, 2015. His show of determination and commitment to justice is why we will hold fast Read more »

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LEAD:WNC

Join leaders from across the region at the second annual LEAD:WNC Regional Leaders Summit. The one-day event brings together Western North Carolina’s best minds to Read more »

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Goombay! 2015

Asheville’s historic YMI Cultural Center will host the 35th Goombay Festival September 11-13, 2015 at Pack Square Park in downtown Asheville. The festival will feature Read more »

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Shiloh Community Garden and Project Lighten Up Summer Day Camp

For eight weeks this summer the Shiloh Community Association (SCA) has hosted Project Lighten Up (PLU), a summer day camp presenting a Wednesday program called Read more »

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Governor McCrory, “Where’s the Plan?”

Working people, parents, and children would receive significant help with health insurance coverage if North Carolina implements a plan to accept Federal Medicaid funding set Read more »

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Asheville Housing Authority Receives Award

The Housing Authority of the City of Asheville (HACA) recently earned an award rebate of $42,144 from Duke Energy’s Efficiency Rebate Program for renovations of Read more »

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Get Up & Get Hired

By Maceo Keeling Searching for a job can be stressful, overwhelming, and a time-consuming process. Whether you’re looking for your very first job, switching careers, Read more »

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Campus Compact Names Four New Members to National Board

Boston, MA – Mary K. Grant, Ph.D., Chancellor of the University of North Carolina Asheville, was recently named Vice Chair of the Board of Directors Read more »

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A-B Tech Receives NSF Grant to Increase Skilled Workers

A-B Tech Community College was awarded an $898,198 grant from the National Science Foundation to support a project to improve technician training and increase the Read more »

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Mission Health Donates 347 Backpacks for Back-to-School Drive

Employees and volunteers of the United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County picked up backpacks from Mission Hospital recently. Employees of Mission Health donated more Read more »

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