Archive for December 2016

Buckeye Bridge, LLC – Soliciting Quotes for NEP Area-3 Water Project

Buckeye Bridge, LLC is soliciting quotes for the City of Asheville NEP Area 3 Water Distribution Systems Project bidding January 10, 2017 from DBE/MBE/WBE certified Read more »

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Buncombe County Democrats Appoint First African American Commissioner

In a historic move, Buncombe County Democratic Party met to name a popular retired banker and long-time community activist to the Buncombe County Commission. Al Read more »

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The Legacy of President Barack Obama

By Johnnie Grant Yes, there’s a new president on the way. Whether you voted – or if you skipped out on your duty as a Read more »

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MLK Prayer Breakfast to Feature Inspirational Speaker Patricia Russell-McCloud

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Association of Asheville and Buncombe County, Inc. will host its 36th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast on Read more »

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2016 – One for the Record Books

Whatever the past year has meant to each of us, 2016 has brought major changes to our local community, the state, and the nation. As Read more »

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Dorothy Height Featured on New Stamp

Women’s rights icon Dorothy Height will be featured on the 40th stamp in the U.S. Postal Service’s Black Heritage series in 2017. A peer of Read more »

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Shiloh: Celebration, Community, and Legacy

By Meghan McDonald – The Shiloh community celebrated its 9th Annual Historic Celebration on September 24, 2016. At the celebration, Anita White-Carter said, “Without recognizing Read more »

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Dr. Jesse Dingle Named Asheville High Principal

Dr. Jesse Dingle, a 19-year education veteran who currently serves as principal of Virginia’s largest high school, will become the new principal of Asheville High School, arriving Read more »

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UNC Asheville Winter Commencement

UNC Asheville will hold its December 2016 Commencement at 4 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 16, at Kimmel Arena in the Sherrill Center on campus. Featured Read more »

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Culinary Team Brings Home 18th State Title

A-B Tech Community College’s Student Culinary Team won its 18th state title after competition December 3 at Central Piedmont Community College. Team members Emma Wieber, Read more »

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