Category: Local News

Voter Registration Deadline Nears

By Nelda Holder Under new voting laws recently enacted in North Carolina, April 11 will be the last day to register in order to vote Read more »

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Joining Forces to Stamp Out Fraud

Buncombe County Government Announces a New Partnership between Health and Human Services, Sheriff’s Department and the District Attorney’s Office. Buncombe County Sheriff Van Duncan and Read more »

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Terry Van Duyn Nominated for State Senate Seat

District-1 Courtroom was packed as Delegates of the Buncombe County Democratic Party came to cast their ballot for the nominee to replace the late N. Read more »

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Noted Community Leader Honored with Service of Remembrance

Area residents will honor the memory of Reverend Dr. Nilous M. Avery, Sr., who served as pastor of Hill Street Missionary Baptist Church of Asheville Read more »

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Delegates From Osogbo, Nigeria Return to Asheville

By Wallace Bohanan Nine delegates from Asheville’s Sister City of Osogbo, Nigeria, will visit Asheville March 29-April 8. The delegation—doctors, educators, and businessmen—will first stop Read more »

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Honoring Senator Martin Nesbitt

With a career of more than 40 years as an incredible public servant, Senator Martin Nesbitt was a passionate fighter for the rights of women Read more »

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Timothy Burdine Receives State and National Awards

A professional association dedicated to quality water services has recognized a City of Asheville Water Distribution Operator with back-to-back awards for outstanding efforts and contributions Read more »

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Thelma Porter Receives MLK Award

Mrs. Thelma Washington Porter, a leader in Asheville’s business and community service organizations for more than half a century, was honored Sunday, Feb. 2 with Read more »

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Mountain People’s Assembly Meeting

On Thursday, January 23 at 6:30 pm the newly formed Mountain People’s Assembly, a coalition of area organizations, faith communities and individuals will meet at Read more »

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North Carolina NAACP President Rev. Dr. William Barber to Speak in Asheville

Reverend Dr. William Barber, President of the NAACP-North Carolina, will speak at Tried Stone Missionary Baptist Church on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 12 noon. Read more »

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