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Asheville City Schools Participates in Summer Food Services Program

Asheville City Schools will again participate in the National School Lunch Program, under which meals are provided to eligible children free of charge throughout the Read more »

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Vote Early Begins

  Early voting begins (Thursday) April 24th , and continues through (Saturday) May 3rd , 2014. The primary will be held on May 6th, 2014. Read more »

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Baptist Ministers’ Union Speaks Out on Voter Challenges

“The Baptist Ministers’ Union of Asheville and Surrounding Counties was recently informed that The Voter Integrity Project has challenged 182 voters,” said BMU President Reverend Read more »

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Recent Voter Challenges

By Nelda Holder On March 27, a “voter challenge” hearing took place at the Buncombe County Board of Elections that evidenced some strengths and weaknesses Read more »

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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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