Archive for September 2016

Voting Gears Up in North Carolina

In early August, the Supreme Court refused to overturn the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that threw out most of the 2013 NC Voter Read more »

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Local Democrats Stand Up for Clinton

Three Buncombe County elected officials—Asheville Mayor Esther Manheimer, State Senator Terry van Duyn, and State Representative Susan Fisher—held a joint news conference on Monday, Sept. Read more »

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That’s the Ticket!

By Nelda Holder – Voting officially began in North Carolina on Friday, September 9, when the first mail-in ballots became available to the public—a national Read more »

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Peace Month Activities

In observance of 2016 Peace Day (September 21), WNC 4 Peace and partners are now in the midst of planning activities and events open to Read more »

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What You Need to Know About Voting This Fall

Timeline for the 2016 Election Sept. 12 – Sample ballots available online at or by calling (828) 250-4200. Oct. 14 – Deadline to register Read more »

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Johnson Publishing Company Sells Ebony and Jet Magazines

After a 71-year run in Chicago, Johnson Publishing is getting out of the publishing business. Johnson Publishing Company has sold Ebony, its iconic African American Read more »

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A-B Tech Library Dedicated to Don C. Locke

Ceremony to be Held October 17, 2016 A-B Tech Community College will dedicate its campus library in honor of late trustee Don C. Locke at Read more »

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Compete for the Titles of Miss Asheville, Miss Blue Ridge Valley and Miss Hendersonville

Organizers of the 2017 Miss Asheville/Miss Blue Ridge Valley/Miss Hendersonville Scholarship Pageant are calling for contestants to compete for the Miss Asheville 2017, Miss Blue Read more »

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Stone Soup University

By Maceo Keeling – For those of you who never heard the parable of “Stone Soup,” I’d like to share it with you. In an Read more »

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David Dry Receives Fulbright Award

A-B Tech History Instructor to teach in Kyrgyz Republic. David Dry, History Instructor at A-B Tech Community College, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Read more »

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