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Pack Square 1904
January 15, 2015, No comments

A chance find at a junk shop in New York provides a windfall for local history, providing a rare look at Western North Carolina’s largest town, as it was more than 100 years ago.

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‘Peace Rally’ focuses on Asheville, not Ferguson

September 2, 2014, No comments

About 150 people attended the Peace Rally, held last Saturday at downtown Asheville's Triangle Park, expecting to take a stand against racism and stan ...

Tuesday, May 6, 2014, Isaac Dickson Elementary. Colby Rabon/Carolina Public Press

Turnout and photos: How many voters cast ballots across Western North Carolina

May 7, 2014, No comments

Of the more than 6.5 million voters eligible to cast votes during North Carolina's primary, more than 1 million did so, unofficial results from the N. ...

Karen Cowan cheers and sings along to “My God is Awesome,” which was led by Dr. Lamar Hylton during Monday's service at St. James AME Church in Asheville. The service was the start of the Annual Peace March and Rally held by the Martin Luther King Association of Asheville and Buncombe County. The association organized many events during the weekend in celebration of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy. Colby Rabon/Carolina Public Press

Martin Luther King Jr. Day in photographs

January 22, 2014, 1 Comment

Over the past several days, communities and residents across Western North Carolina celebrated the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with breakfasts, s ...