Category: Our Town

NC 2018 Heritage Commission Honors Asheville Native Henry Logan

The Heritage Calendar Celebrates the North Carolina African American Experience. Asheville native Henry Logan was among a select group of individuals chosen to represent North Read more »

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Buncombe County Stands to Lose Under Proposed Judicial Changes

By Nelda Holder – At a time when the state of North Carolina is under the judicial microscope for unconstitutional racial gerrymandering in its legislative Read more »

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History in Dispute

By Johnnie Grant – Are we in the throes of another Civil War? Across the United States conversations have ignited debate about the placement of Read more »

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Red-lining in the River Arts District?

The City of Asheville has been developing its River Arts District Transportation Improvement Project (RADTIP) for several years. When complete, the project will entirely transform Read more »

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The Southside Community Addresses Street Violence… Again

by Moe White – The Southside Asheville Community Advisory Board held a public meeting at the Arthur Edington Center on Livingston Street Tuesday, July 11, Read more »

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Recognizing and Celebrating Extraordinary Men

This month we take a look at seven men who have dedicated their lives to serving others.     Save Save

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My Story – My Journey

By Johnnie Grant – Meet Sandra Suber of Ianodell’s Hat Shop. “I love hats,” says Mrs. Sandra Suber, “and I’ve always pictured myself and other Read more »

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Buncombe County Commission Approves Isaac Coleman Community Initiative

Buncombe County Commissioners had big items on their agenda for the Feb. 21 meeting. One was a pair of proposals from the county’s Department of Read more »

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Community Responds to Walton Street and Grant Center Recreational Projects

By Johnnie Grant – Asheville Park and Recreation Director Roderick Simmons, along with city staff and community members, gathered at the Wesley Grant Southside Center Read more »

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Local Community Finds Reason for Black History

Discussing the Future of Walton Street Pool An engaged but skeptical group of several hundred area residents descended on the Arthur Edington Center on Tuesday, Read more »

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