Category: Communities

Women’s Wellbeing and Development Foundation

This Sunday, May 13 from 4 to 6 p.m. the Women’s Wellbeing and Development Foundation (WWDF) will host its second annual “Mother’s Day at the Read more »

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Gwendolyn Robinson-Atkinson Fondly Remembers Asheville

Gwendolyn Robinson-Atkinson Staff Reports Gwendolyn Robinson-Atkinson is a native of Asheville, NC, and the sister of Robert Clifton Robinson Jr., a Tuskegee Airman. Ms. Atkinson Read more »

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Erskine Bowles to Deliver UNC Asheville Commencement Address at May 5 Ceremony

Erskine Bowles Staff reports Erskine Bowles, one of North Carolina’s best-known public servants, will deliver the commencement address and receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Read more »

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Texana Community of Murphy Takes Devastating Blow

Texana, a small African American community located one mile north of downtown Murphy was hit by the recent tornados.  Photos: Urban News by Johnnie Grant Read more »

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Free Photo Shoot in Asheville

The Vote Against Project Statewide Tour Continues Members of the public are invited to “strike a pose against discrimination” and take a stand at a Read more »

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Asheville Water Issues Forum

by Moe White On February 13 the League of Women Voters held a public forum at Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church to address legislative plans to Read more »

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UNC Asheville Black History Month Events

Poet Natasha Trethewey   Staff Reports February 10 – Humanities Lecture – “Land, Labor, and Citizenship: The Problem of Freedom,” Sarah Judson, associate professor of History, Read more »

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North Carolina Celebrates Black History All Year

Tours and storytelling in Stagville, NC.   Staff Reports The N.C. Department of Cultural Resources offers outstanding ways to study and celebrate black history. Special programs Read more »

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Driving On Sunshine

Ribbon cutting with David Gantt, Joe McKinney, and Terry Bellamy.   Staff Reports On January 25, the Land-of-Sky Regional Council, BioWheels RTS, and Buncombe County celebrated Read more »

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Memorial Celebration for Former YMI Cultural Center Director Harry Harrison

Harry Harrison   Staff Reports The YMI Cultural Center will host a memorial celebration for former Executive Director Harry Harrison on Sunday, February 26 at 4 Read more »

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