Category: Communities

Asheville High School Alumni Hold ’70s Reunion

Ten graduating classes from 1970 to 1979 met at Asheville High’s Alumni Center. By Jacquelyn Hallum, Asheville City Schools Board Member On Saturday, September 4, Read more »

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Targeted Brownfields Assessment WORKSHOP

Targeted Brownfields Assessment WORKSHOP   Brought to you by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 4 Office in Atlanta, Georgia and the Mount Zion Read more »

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Shiloh Community Plans School Reunion

By Sarah Williams Shiloh is an historically African American community inhabited since the late 1880s. Older residents refer to this area as “New Shiloh.” Shiloh Read more »

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EPA Awards ‘Brownfield Assessment’ to Mt. Zion

This picture captures (in part) the parcel of land owned by Mt. Zion Community Development Corporation designated in the Brownfield assessment.  Photo: Urban News Staff Read more »

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Project NAF: Introducing Advocacy and Information through Mentoring

Belinda Grant, Executive Director of NAF.  Photo: Urban News Staff reports These goals are addressed through case management, the provision of supportive services, access to Read more »

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Resident Petitions for Overpass Bridge Re-Opening

The overpass walkway which extends across I-240 East/West has been closed to foot traffic since 1994.  Photo: Urban News Charlton Owens, stepfather of the latest Read more »

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Islamic Center Invites You to Ramadhan By Ford Mauldin

Imam Faneem Azziz stands in front of the new Islamic Center in Johnson City, TN. By Ford Mauldin Ramadhan begins August 10, 2010, and will Read more »

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Everette’s Grill and Saloon by Ford Mauldin

Bartender and business owner, Everette Frye. by Ford Mauldin After 20 years of working at many of the most popular bars in the Tri-cities, well Read more »

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Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas Receives Grant

Charlotte, NC – Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas, Inc., recently received a $10,000 grant from the Travelers Foundation, the charitable arm of The Travelers Companies, Read more »

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Bra-Bandit Gets Life Sentences

Southaven, MS – A transvestite male prostitute was sentenced to life in prison after being caught stealing. Darnell Wilson was caught leaving the Kohl’s Department Read more »

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