Category: Communities

Asheville City Schools Foundation’s Celebration of Champions

by Erica Bell Twenty community members were recently nominated to be Champions for Asheville City Schools. The Champions include Lifetime Achievement Awardee Elinor Earle, Community Read more »

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Countdown to Get Covered

Bus Tour to Roll Through Western North Carolina On Tuesday, February 3, the “Countdown to Get Covered” bus will roll into Asheville to highlight the Read more »

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MLK 2015 Event Photos

  Photos are from the 34th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast, held January 17, the Candlelight Service, held January 11, and the Read more »

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Disability Activist Bernadette Thompson Wins 2015 MLK Award

Bernadette Thompson was named the winner of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Award at the MLK Association’s annual Candlelight Service January 11, held this year Read more »

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Mission to Save African American “School of Hope”

Frank Stasio, the host of The State of Things, interviewed Willa Wyatt, president of the Friends of the Mars Hill Anderson Rosenwald School Rehabilitation Project; Read more »

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Asheville-Buncombe Community Relations Chairman Retires

When Dr. Larry McCallum retired from his long-time role on the board (and as chairman) of the Asheville-Buncombe Community Relations Council, the party coincided with Read more »

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Charles George VA Medical Center to Host Veterans’ Town Hall Meeting

Asheville, N.C. – A Veterans’ town hall meeting will be held at 5 p.m.,  Dec. 10, at the Charles George VA Medical Center, 1100 Tunnel Rd., Read more »

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Historic Businesses on “The Block” to be Honored

Mountain Housing Opportunities House Warming Party Benefit: Thursday, November 20th. HomeTrust Bank presents the annual Mountain Housing Opportunities (MHO) House Warming Party on Thursday, November Read more »

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Local Group Receives Humanities Award

Each year the North Carolina Humanities Council presents the Harlan Joel Gradin Award for Excellence in the Public Humanities. Significant projects reflect, affirm, and promote Read more »

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Isaac Dickson and Asheville Middle Schools Hold Groundbreaking Ceremonies

More than 100 supporters of Asheville Middle School met at Isaac Dickson Elementary to officially acknowledge the construction of two new school facilities. The occasion Read more »

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