Category: Business

Affordable Housing Summit

The City of Asheville, along with Buncombe County and Pisgah Legal Services, will host the 2017 Affordable Housing Summit on Friday, September 29 at UNC Read more »

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A $14 Billion Drain on America’s Working Poor

By Charlene Crowell – A banking fee that averages $35 per transaction collectively costs America’s consumers nearly $14 billion each year. A new report from Read more »

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Home Loan Education Event

Looking to buy a home and need to do renovations? Come learn how on Saturday, September 16 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Asheville Read more »

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Slave Crafter of Jack Daniel’s Whiskey Recipe to Receive Recognition

The master distiller who crafted Jack Daniel’s, the most successful American whiskey of all time, is finally getting his due recognition. Lynchburg, TN – Although Read more »

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Cropping for Cash

By Maceo Keeling – If you see a dollar on the ground, would you pick it up? What about a five-dollar bill? Would you bend Read more »

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Congressional Maneuver Seeks to Deny Consumers Financial Satisfaction

By Charlene Crowell – The song, “I can’t get no satisfaction” may have been recorded decades ago, first by Otis Redding and later by the Read more »

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Asheville Native Named President-Elect of North Carolina Bar Association

Asheville, NC native Jacqueline D. Grant has been named the new president-elect of the North Carolina Bar Association. The NCBA is a statewide organization comprising Read more »

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CarlMarie Clothing Company

Shortly after Carl Edouard Roker was born, his parents brought him from their home in Haiti to Queens, NY. His mother, Marie Josephine, was a Read more »

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Linda Johnson Rice Retakes Control of Johnson Publishing Company

Following a month of announcements on corporate restructuring, Linda Johnson Rice is back at the helm of three of the best-known brands in Black America. Read more »

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Western Women’s Business Center Presents Third Annual Business Conference

The Western Women’s Business Center (WWBC) will hold its Third Annual Conference, “Her Story, Her Journey,” on June 22, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 Read more »

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