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Dee Williams Files for 2017 Asheville City Council Race

Asheville Native and First Candidate Supported by WNC Green Party Dee Williams, a native of Asheville, has filed for the 2017 Asheville City Council race. Read more »

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NC NAACP President Barber to Join National Poor People’s Campaign

By Cash Michaels – Though he insists that he’s “really not leaving,” Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, President of the State Conference of the Read more »

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Darryl Rhymes Performs Benefit Concert for MLK Jr. Youth Scholarship Fund

On May 27th at the Crowne Plaza Asheville, singer Darryl Rhymes delivered an “unforgettable” vocal performance in support of the Martin Luther King Jr. Youth Read more »

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Former Granville County Election Worker Indicted

Raleigh, NC – A grand jury in Granville County on Tuesday, May 30 returned felony and misdemeanor indictments against a former Granville County elections worker Read more »

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Sheneika Smith Runs for Asheville City Council

Sheneika Smith has announced her campaign for one of the three Asheville City Council seats to be voted on this fall. Though the council is Read more »

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News from the City of Asheville Parks & Recreation Department

Edible Asheville The City of Asheville is excited to announce that the Office of Sustainability has launched the Asheville Edibles Program to provide an opportunity Read more »

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Asheville Spring Herb Festival Returns

The WNC Farmers Market will host Asheville’s 28th Annual Spring Herb Festival May 5, 6, and 7, bringing together more than 60 growers and sellers Read more »

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Tailgate Market Season is Here

Area farmers markets begin opening outdoors on Saturday. Spring is here and the growing season is upon us! Tailgate tents are going up, and area Read more »

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YWCA 10th Annual Stand Against Racism

The YWCA’s Stand Against Racism, in partnership with YWCA Associations throughout the country, aims to build community among those who work for racial justice and Read more »

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11th Annual People’s Legislative Advocacy Day

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 – 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the NC General Assembly, 16 W. Jones St. Raleigh, NC. Every year, NAACP members Read more »

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