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Letter writer: Celebrate Mother’s Day with kindness to animal mothers, too

This Mother’s Day, let’s reflect on the largest population of mothers in our country: the many billions of female cows, chickens, pigs and other animals on our farms. How do they rank as moms? Wonderfully! Maimonides, the 12th-century Jewish philosopher, wrote that the love between a mother animal and her young is not different from […]

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Letter writer: City of Asheville works with partners to house veterans

“Through a partnership with Homeward Bound, the city of Asheville provides support to implement the federal Supportive Services for Veteran Families grant. Homeward Bound was awarded $2.7 million in federal funding from the Department of Veterans Affairs to implement its Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) over the next three years.”