Category: Local News

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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The Need for Affordable, Quality Healthcare

by Moe White – Health Care CPR is a new nonprofit community-based organization focused on the need for affordable, quality healthcare. Not just “access to Read more »

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The Urban News Needs Your Help to Curtail Vandalism

Over the years The Urban News distribution boxes have experienced excessive vandalism. These incidents have occurred in the form of racial slurs, papers being destroyed, Read more »

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Martin Luther King Jr. Celebrations at UNC Asheville

UNC Asheville will hold a week of special events dedicated to the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., highlighted by the keynote lecture by Walter Read more »

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2016 – One for the Record Books

Whatever the past year has meant to each of us, 2016 has brought major changes to our local community, the state, and the nation. As Read more »

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Local Artist Introduces New Medium

Irene “Jenny” Pickens has launched a line of handmade dolls. Asheville, NC native Irene “Jenny” Pickens will have her new collection of handmade dolls showcased Read more »

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Gamma Gamma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Hosted the Western Carolina Cluster

By Sarah Williams & Berta McCallum – Gamma Gamma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., of Asheville, NC, and the undergraduate chapter, Kappa Read more »

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