Archive for September 2015

EPA Invites Public Comment on Interim Cleanup Plan for CTS October 13

ATLANTA – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan to address contamination beneath the former plant at the CTS of Asheville Inc. Superfund Read more »

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Asheville Housing Fair – September 19, 2015


ASHEVILLE – The City of Asheville and Land of the Sky Association of REALTORS® invite members of the media to the 2015 Asheville Housing Fair, Read more »

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History of African Americans in Buncombe County

The People, Places, and Events that Help Define Asheville By Johnnie N. Grant – In pre-Civil War North Carolina, and in Buncombe County, African slaves Read more »

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Message to the Future: You Have a Right to Be Here!

From Johnnie Nelson-Grant Growing up during the Civil Rights movement, I experienced the southern racial etiquette, along with the strange fringe benefits, of Jim Crow Read more »

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Message to the Future: To People of African Descent

From Wallace E. Bohanan Today is Labor Day, September 7, 2015. Our nation celebrates and acknowledges the working people of America by giving them the Read more »

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Message to the Future: Thank You for Your Stewardship Over the Planet

From Maceo Keeling In our zeal to advance technology and move civilization forward, we have overlooked a simple and profound truth: we need Mother Earth Read more »

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Message to the Future: Liberty and Justice for All

From A.D. Reed History is neither perfectly linear nor endlessly cyclical; rather, it spirals, moving inexorably forward despite regressive pressure from reactionary forces. Today, however, Read more »

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Message to the Future: Legislative Policy, Public Education and Environmental Quality

From Nelda Holder As a journalist covering state government in 2015, I am alarmed by current legislative policy changes that stand to profoundly, and negatively, Read more »

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Message to the Future: What’s Really Important?

From Joe Elliott To whoever may be reading this… This was written many years ago, and in those intervening years much has changed in the Read more »

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Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton

Enjoy the critically acclaimed film 20 Feet from Stardom at the Fine Arts Theatre, attend an opening night reception with food courtesy of Pack’s Tavern, Read more »

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