Category: Communities

Buncombe County Commission Approves Isaac Coleman Community Initiative

Buncombe County Commissioners had big items on their agenda for the Feb. 21 meeting. One was a pair of proposals from the county’s Department of Read more »

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Community Responds to Walton Street and Grant Center Recreational Projects

By Johnnie Grant – Asheville Park and Recreation Director Roderick Simmons, along with city staff and community members, gathered at the Wesley Grant Southside Center Read more »

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Asheville’s Southside Public Engagement Continues in March

Continued meetings about the Walton Street Park/Pool and the Grant Southside Center, Phase II will be held in March to give additional community members the Read more »

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Asheville-Buncombe County NAACP News – March 2017

by Carmen Ramos-Kennedy – Asheville-Buncombe County Branch NAACP, along with Branches across the state, visited local congressional offices with letters from the NC State Conference Read more »

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Health & Human Services – March 2017

Buncombe County Department of Health & Human Services March 2017 (PDF) Are you tough enough? If you have what it takes and want to make Read more »

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Local Community Finds Reason for Black History

Discussing the Future of Walton Street Pool An engaged but skeptical group of several hundred area residents descended on the Arthur Edington Center on Tuesday, Read more »

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Local NAACP News – February 2017

Staff Reports – Carmen Ramos-Kennedy, president of the Asheville-Buncombe Branch NAACP, went to Washington, DC, for the January 21st Women’s March to stand up for Read more »

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Health & Human Services – February 2017

Buncombe County Department of Health & Human Services February 2017 (PDF) Are you tough enough? If you have what it takes and want to make Read more »

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People’s Transit Week

Transit Town Hall Meeting Hear and share stories about taking public transit by necessity to get to work, your children to school, to medical appointments Read more »

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Southside Town Hall Meeting

In a citizen-led process, community members are invited to a Southside Town Hall Meeting to discuss recreational opportunities for the Southside neighborhood. Facilitated by Tyrone Read more »

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