Category: Communities

Building a More Resilient Community

Buncombe County Department of Health & Human Services March 2016 (PDF)

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Historic Community Relations Council Closes its Doors

The Asheville-Buncombe Community Relations Council has announced its dissolution effective February 29, 2016. The historic organization’s mission will continue through contract services with the City Read more »

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Local NAACP News – February 2016

by Carmen Ramos-Kennedy – On Saturday, February 13, 2016, the Asheville-Buncombe NAACP will travel to Raleigh, NC, for the 10th Annual Moral March on Raleigh Read more »

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City Invites Residents’ Input at Livingston Street Complete Streets Meeting

The City of Asheville is wrapping up its plans for improvements to Livingston Street and a portion of Depot Street to make them safer and Read more »

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City of Asheville Seeks Public Input for Shiloh Recreation Center Complex Master Plan

The City of Asheville Parks and Recreation Department will host the second public meeting in a series of participation opportunities to gain public feedback in Read more »

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YMI Cultural Center Elects New Officers

On January 1, 2016, the YMICC’s newly elected officers assumed their roles. Elected were Stephanie Swepson-Twitty, Board Chair; Monique Taylor, Vice Chair, Leonard Jones, Secretary, Read more »

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Local NAACP News – January 2016

by Carmen Ramos-Kennedy – Dr. William H. Barber, president of the NC-NAACP, will return to Asheville January 25. Visit www.facebook.com/buncombecountynaacp for details. With primary elections Read more »

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Chestnut Hill Residents Fed Up With Traffic

Dealing with traffic gridlock, motorists are looking for shortcuts and alternate routes. In the historic Chestnut Hill community, between Charlotte Street and Merrimon Avenue just Read more »

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Rehabilitation of the Mars Hill Anderson Rosenwald School

by Paul Eggers, News Record & Sentinel, Marshall, NC – At first glance, an old boarded up building standing beside a narrow gravel road in Read more »

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Bridge Named After Murphy, NC Resident

Bridge #140 over the Valley River leading to the Texana Community was dedicated in memory of Roscoe W. Hall on November 23, 2015. Present at Read more »

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