Category: Communities

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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African Americans in Western North Carolina

Thursday, October 23, 2014 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. YMI Cultural Center, 43 Market Street, Asheville Reception and Keynote address by James Ferguson, Esquire. Mrs. Julia Read more »

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2014 Early Voting Times and Locations

William H. Stanley Center 35 Woodfin St., Asheville Thursday, October 23 through Friday, October 31: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (excluding Sunday) Saturday, November 1: Read more »

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Asheville Receives Grant for East of Riverway Multimodal Project

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx was in Asheville to announce a $14.6 million TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) grant for the Read more »

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MHU Rural Heritage Museum Opens Rosenwald School Exhibition

Opening Reception: September 14 from 1-3 p.m. On display September 14 – February 28, 2015 Rosenwald Schools were a prominent part of the southern landscape Read more »

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Asheville Living Treasures Honors Isaac Coleman and Ray Kisiah

Asheville Living Treasures, the local organization dedicated to recognizing and honoring residents whose lives and work have contributed immeasurably to the community’s quality of life, Read more »

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Rock Hill Missionary Baptist Church Service Held at Shiloh Community’s New Amphitheater

Rock Hill Missionary Baptist Church recently gathered at the Shiloh Community Garden/pavilion Amphitheater for the annual church picnic and Sunday Services. The children and adults Read more »

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Everybody’s Environment Festival & Conference

By 2042, the U.S. population will be majority-minority: those of non-Spanish speaking European heritage will comprise 48% while people of African, Asian, Hispanic, or Indigenous Read more »

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A-B Tech to Host Building Bridges

A-B Tech Community College will host a nine-week session of Building Bridges of Asheville from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesdays, from September 23 to Read more »

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