Archive for June 2016

ART Public Meeting

The City of Asheville Transit Division is hosting a public meeting to discuss proposed changes to ART Route 170 to Black Mountain. This will include: Read more »

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Reading Between the Legislative Lines

By Nelda Holder – Two mid-May bills in the NC General Assembly, House Bill 1086 and Senate Bill 873, serve as examples of what might Read more »

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A-B Tech Community College Renames Library in Honor of Dr. Don C. Locke

Locke has also been honored with the Order of the Long Leaf Pine by the State of North Carolina. The A-B Tech Board of Trustees Read more »

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A Circle of Giving and Receiving: the Asheville TimeBank

by Kathy Holt A timebank is a means of building a resilient community by connecting people to exchange services, using time as currency.  With software Read more »

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Our Poverty Myth

By Jill Richardson The illusion that people are to blame for their own poverty goes back centuries in our culture. If you’re poor, many Americans Read more »

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City of Asheville Announces Youth Leadership Academy’s Incoming Class of 2017

The City of Asheville has selected the incoming class of its 2017 Youth Leadership Academy (CAYLA). Created in April 2007, the program places Asheville High Read more »

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MLK Scholarship Nominees Will be Honored at Youth Celebration

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Youth Association of Asheville & Buncombe County will present its 2016 Achievement Awards and Scholarships at an event on Read more »

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Aviation Program Open House June 27

A-B Tech Community College’s Aviation Program will host an open house for potential students from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, June 27 at WNC Aviation, Read more »

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Western Women’s Business Center Hosts Second Annual Business Conference

The Western Women’s Business Center (WWBC) at The Support Center (TSC) opened registration for its second annual conference “Rock the World, Shape the Future” to Read more »

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Royalettes Social Club Celebrates 45 Years of Sisterhood 1970-2016

By Sarah Williams On a crisp day in September 1970 Pauline Worthy called Lillian Johnson with the idea of ladies getting together socially. Together they Read more »

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