Lenoir-Rhyne University’s Asheville center celebrates commencement

Press Release from Lenoir-Rhyne University: Asheville, N.C. — Lenoir-Rhyne University graduated 50 students from its Center for Graduate Studies of Asheville on Saturday, May 13. Prior to commencement, 50 members of the Class of 2017 processed from Vance Monument downtown to The Orange Peel on Biltmore Avenue where the commencement ceremony was held. Dr. Frederick […]

Williams-Baldwin teacher campus to open with ribbon cutting ceremony, May 30

Press Release from Buncombe County Schools: A unique partnership that will help bring and retain quality teachers to our community will open its doors with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, May 30th. The Williams-Baldwin Teacher Campus, a 24-unit apartment complex, will provide newly constructed 2 bedroom/2 bath apartments for approximately $915 a month for […]

Mayor Manheimer, Asheville citizens call for fair redistrict­ing

Asheville Mayor Esther Manheimer held a press conference Thursday, May 11, to highlight House Bill 200, which seeks to end gerrymandering on a statewide level. Asheville residents affiliated with Common Cause NC, a nonprofit organization based out of Raleigh, also spoke against gerrymandering within congressional districts and the need to support the proposed legislation.