“Within the next few weeks, people all over Western North Carolina will receive yellow envelopes with letters telling them that their debts are paid off and that credit bureaus have been contacted to be sure that those debts are taken off their records.”
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Brother Wolf seeks to bridge $1 million funding gap
Facing years of financial instability, Brother Wolf announces funding gap and a new effort to rectify administrative policies that led to the current adversity.
Letter: Help expand local students’ horizons
“This amazing trip is a huge undertaking for teachers and staff, but it is a labor of love, one that the school community embraces and feels is a necessary learning and life experience for all of our wonderfully deserving students.”
Yoga and social activism intersect in Asheville
Yoga doesn’t end when you get off the mat, say several local yoga instructors, who broaden their practice to include working for social justice.
Asheville Museum of Science celebrates new location with soft-opening reception
The Asheville Museum of Science held a soft opening from 10 a.m. until noon at its new location in the Wells Fargo building at 43 Patton Avenue. In addition to the opening reception, an official ceremony was held to celebrate a $400,000 grant awarded to the museum from the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority.
Local firefighters launch website to raise money for family of Capt. Jeff Bowen
A group of local fire fighters have mounted a fundraising effort to help the family of Capt. Jeff Bowen, who died July 28, 2011, while responding to a fire at the medical office building at 445 Biltmore Avenue.
Sales-tax hike supporters have big fundraising advantage
Supporters of the referendum to raise Buncombe County’s sales-tax by a quarter-cent to fund capital improvements at A-B Tech have a huge fundraising advantage going into the campaign’s final days.
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Raises $20,000 for Our VOICE
The Saturday, April 30, Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event featured almost 500 people donning high heels and strolling through downtown Asheville. Aimed at raising awareness about sexual violence and abuse in Buncombe County, the annual walk raised enough money to support several services provided by event sponsor Our VOICE.