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Be Offended: Vive La Resistance

January 24, 2015, No comments

By Leslee Kulba- Photos of the “NOT AFRAID” sign marching toward the Place de la Republique reduced me to tears. This, the most beautiful moment i ...

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Fort Collins-on-the-French Broad

January 24, 2015, No comments

New Belgium’s advent alters more landscapes than just Craven Street By Roger McCredie- Editor’s note: Last week the Tribune reported how an ill-co ...


The School Board Watch: School Grades, Common Core and Spending Issues

January 24, 2015, No comments

School Ranking System By Lisa Baldwin- In California, the revolutionary parent trigger law enables a majority of parents to force changes at low-perfo ...


The Battle for Huertgen Forest

January 24, 2015, No comments

Part 5 of 5 Impenetrable Darkness, Unheralded Valor, and Mystery By Mike Scruggs- From Aachen in 1944, the Huertgen Forest appeared to be an impenetra ...

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Closeups enhance historic Baker-Barber photo slideshows on Thursdays

January 24, 2015, No comments

By Pete Zamplas- People can literally take a closer look at history these days thanks to close-up capability, in weekly slideshow presentations of his ...


My Brother Ain’t Heavy, but Who Are You?

January 18, 2015, No comments

By Leslee Kulba- Assistant Buncombe County Manager Mandy Stone asked the commissioners to approve the creation of twenty-three new positions at an est ...

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Spring Mountain Shiners

January 18, 2015, No comments

The Spring Mountain Shiners from Fairview, NC, will be performing at the Buchi Bar at Rosetta’s Kitchen on Sunday, January 18th from 1-3pm. The Buch ...

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Bill Exempts Student Workers From Obamacare’s Mandate

January 18, 2015, No comments

Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) introduced the Student Worker Exemption Act, H.R. 210, which would exempt student workers from the Employer Mandate under the ...


Changes to Animal Ordinance Likely to Pass

January 18, 2015, No comments

By Leslee Kulba- The Buncombe County Commissioners talked a lot about amendments to the animal control ordinance at their last meeting. Commissioner E ...