Category: Government

Health & Human Services Improvements

Buncombe County has improved access to Health & Human Services by conveniently locating many services in one place, at 40 Coxe Avenue. Trained greeters in Read more »

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Asheville Transit Commission Meetings

  CITY of ASHEVILLE ASHEVILLE TRANSIT COMMISSION MEETINGS   The Asheville Transit Commission has changed the time of its meetings.  Asheville Transit Commission will meet the Read more »

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Public Forum on Asheville’s Water System

Tune in on Monday, February 13 for the live video — 7PM With so many rumors, theories, and interests running wild, it’s past time for Read more »

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Political Roundup

Holly Jones   Staff Reports In advance of the opening of the filing process for public office in advance of the May primary, a number of Read more »

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Obama Administration Awards $21,135,087 to NC

North Carolina was recently awarded $21,135,087 to ensure that more children have health coverage. The performance bonus payment is funded under the Children’s Health Insurance Read more »

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Perdue Blasts Republicans on Veto Action

Governor Bev Perdue spoke to reporters Jan. 6 about the State House Republicans’ ploy to override her veto of a bill removing the right of Read more »

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Redistricting, Gerrymandering, and Power

Karen Oelschlaeger   By Karen Oelschlaeger “Let’s be candid: this is all about power.” Those were the words of Bob Orr, Executive Director of North Read more »

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Forced Sterilization Victims to be Compensated

by Johnnie Grant Almost 140 people from Buncombe County were victims of North Carolina’s Eugenics (forced sterilization) program. Now, nearly 40 years after the program Read more »

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The Scheduled Execution of Troy Davis

Troy Davis   by Moe White On Tuesday, September 6, 2011, US District Judge William T. Moore Jr. signed the death warrant for convicted murderer Read more »

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Meet City Council Candidates

Staff Reports The League of Women Voters of Asheville and Buncombe County will host candidates for Asheville City Council at a public Meet and Greet Read more »

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