Category: Business

Just Economics Announces Increase in Living Wage Rate for 2017

Just Economics (JE), a local nonprofit known for promoting living wages, has announced an increase in the local hourly Living Wage rate for 2017, to Read more »

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Professional Development Grants for Artists

The Asheville Area Arts Council (AAAC) is proud to announce the 2017 Professional Development Grant for Artists. These resources will be granted to individuals to Read more »

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Prepare for the Inevitable

By Maceo Keeling – Many of us have heard the old adage, “… in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death Read more »

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WNC Diversity Engagement Coalition – December 2016

WNC Diversity Engagement Coalition – December 2016 (pdf) The Western North Carolina Diversity Engagement Coalition (WNC DEC) brings together local organizations to help create a Read more »

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Western Women’s Business Center Begins 12-Month Program

The Western Women’s Business Center has opened registration for the second session of its 12-month “Best Year Yet®” program for budding entrepreneurs. Designed to help Read more »

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Four Seasons Compassion for Life Acquires Compassionate Home Care, Expands Scope of Services

Four Seasons Compassion for Life, western North Carolina’s leader in innovative health care, recently expanded its scope of services to include home care services by Read more »

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How Sweet It Is!

Nestled in the bustling business district of Biltmore Park is Smallcakes Cupcakery and Creamery. Upon entering the business you are greeted by warm and friendly Read more »

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Plan Your Victory

By Maceo Keeling – We are approaching the end of another year. We will look back on 2016 with joy and sadness about the things Read more »

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Artist Business Brainstorm

Artist Business Brainstorm Sessions are FREE 30-minute, one-on-one brainstorming opportunities for AAAC members to meet with professionals in the business field. These sessions provide an Read more »

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Pay It Forward

By Maceo Keeling – Thank you to all my readers who have encouraged me and offered suggestions for topics here in The Urban News. As Read more »

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