Category: Communities

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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Rebuilding Unity One ‘Bridge’ at a Time

When it comes to racism, Building Bridges board member and facilitator Ron Ballard gives poignant insight to this never ending societal ill.By T.J. Moore“Racism has Read more »

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A Mother’s Dream Comes True

Michelle Muckelvene lived with her daughter in a two-bedroom apartment owned by the Asheville Housing Authority for nearly 4 years. By staff reportsMichelle Muckelvene had Read more »

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2007

 

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The Significance of Equality to the Latino Community

Althea Gonzalez – of the Buncombe County Medical Society’s Interpreter Network; de la Red de Intérpretes de la Sociedad Médica de Buncombe By Althea GonzalezIt Read more »

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Make Your Holidays Special with a Visit from Santa

The Health Adventure’s popular Rent-a-Santa program makes holiday gatherings festive while raising funds for science and health education.The museum’s renowned Clown Troupe runs a Rent-a-Santa Read more »

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Citizens Police Academy Class to Graduate

The most recent class of the Asheville Police Department’s Citizens  Police Academy was recognized for their completion of a ten-week course on Thursday, November 16. Read more »

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Sewanee’s Bridge Program

Minority high school juniors interested in experiencing a taste of college life and advancing themselves in science and math are invited to apply to the Read more »

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