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Local MLK Association and City of Asheville announce 2024 Juneteenth Celebration June 17-21

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Association of Asheville and Buncombe County, in partnership with the City of Asheville, has planned the 2024 Juneteenth Celebration with the intended outcomes of a diverse celebration that fosters broad participation, promotes community awareness and appreciation, and celebrates the liberation of enslaved people. Dating back to 1865, two and a [...]

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Memorial Day ceremony to be held at WNC State Veterans Cemetery

A Memorial Day Ceremony will be held on May 27 at 10 a.m. at the Western North Carolina State Veterans Cemetery, 926 West Old Highway 70, Black Mountain, N.C. The keynote speaker will be Harold (Ted) Minnick, Lt. Col. (Ret.), US Army. Additional readings will be from veteran writing group Brothers and Sisters Like These. A recording [...]

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Donate and attend the Spring Free Store in May!

Did you know the City of Asheville has a goal to reduce landfill waste by 50% by 2035?  Please join us in being part of the solution! The Spring Free Store is a  fun “shopping” event that is good for your wallet and for the planet. The Spring Free Store is like a yard sale, but [...]