Archive for July 2016

Public Notice of Disadvantaged Business Enterprises Goal Determination

The City of Asheville’s ART service (Asheville Redefines Transit) is proposing a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal of 9% for federally funded projects for Federal Read more »

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A Nation in Crisis

by Johnnie Grant – The growing national wave of shooting deaths of black men has put our nation on high alert. As cities erupt in Read more »

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Arthur R. Edington Education & Career Center Dedicates Gym

The Housing Authority of the City of Asheville, along with local government officials, recently dedicated the newly renovated gymnasium at the Arthur R. Edington Education Read more »

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The Thirteenth Juror

The Thirteenth Juror is journalist Nelda Holder’s investigative report on the contents of more than 6,466 pages of transcripts and documents released in the Missouri Read more »

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Legislature Wraps Up Short Session

By Nelda Holder – State Representatives Head Home for Campaign Season. The North Carolina General Assembly has closed its 2016 “short” session in an almost Read more »

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Student is Afraid for Friends and Family in Turkey

by Teresa Buckner – Selin Talay, a rising junior at Mars Hill University, already has plane tickets to go see her parents at Christmas time. Read more »

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Racial Justice Coalition Weighs in on Jai Williams Case

On Tuesday, July 5, 2016, representatives from the Racial Justice Coalition (RJC), Asheville-Buncombe Branch of the NAACP, Stop the Violence Coalition, Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance (IMA) Read more »

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Lyric to Perform July 18

Asheville’s own Lyric will take to the UNC Asheville Quad stage at 7 p.m. on Monday, July 18, and provide the closing act for the Read more »

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Federal Funds Available for Emergency Food and Shelter Programs

Qualifying Organizations Urged to Apply Buncombe County has been awarded $90,273 in Federal funds to supplement emergency food and shelter programs. The funds were made Read more »

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YMCA of Western North Carolina Participating in Summer Food Service Program

by Melissa Pennscott – Day campers at select YMCA of WNC camps receive free healthy meals. The YMCA of Western North Carolina is ensuring local Read more »

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