Category: Communities

A Legacy of Sisterhood and Service

Local Alpha Kappa Alpha Chapter Prepares for Centennial CelebrationAlpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. has an extensive and illustrious history of “service to all mankind” and Read more »

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Pickpockets on the Loose in Asheville Area

Asheville Police Ask the Public’s Help in Locating Pickpockets Victimizing Older Persons In the last several weeks five older persons have reported being victimized by Read more »

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Promotions at City Fire and Rescue Departments

The Asheville Fire and Rescue Department has announced the promotion of two new battalion chiefs, John Presley and James Cowan, effective April 15, 2007.  The Read more »

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Reality Court Series

Members of the Asheville/Buncombe County League of Women Voters in cooperation with Pisgah Legal Services and the Asheville/Buncombe County Community Relations Council have developed a Read more »

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Writing With Conviction(s)

By Elijah Henry, Jr.A Tough BeginningBack in 1962 when I was born into our cold, prejudiced, corrupt world, I of course had no idea what Read more »

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N.C. Center for Creative Retirement Offers Free Computer Literacy Classes

Registration is now open for the North Carolina Center for Creative Retirement’s free computer literacy classes for underserved adults ages 50 and older. Funded through Read more »

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New Director of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs

Roderick Simmons City Manager Gary Jackson named Roderick Simmons, of Clinton, NC, as the new Director of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs for the City Read more »

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Spotlight on Women’s Issues

The Status of Women in North Carolina The numbers are in. North Carolina Women United has published a report detailing the status of women in Read more »

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UNC Asheville to Conduct Study on Older African American Men

Study Participants SoughtDo you know how much lead you have in your body? If not, it may be important to find out. Research shows that Read more »

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Asheville’s Black Family Heritage Collection

The Quarters: Taken in the early 1900’s from the church yard of the historic St. Mathias Church, the area pictured was informally known as ‘The Read more »

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