The Asheville-based Women at Risk program, which offers women an alternative to prison, is now run by Homeward Bound after facing a funding crunch.
A look at the how and when Western Carolinians for Criminal Justice and it's program to keep women out of prison were established.
There’s a lot of anticipation that the Senate will be out with its state budget proposal next week, but this week could hardly be described as the calm before the storm.
A recent census of homeless families and individuals in Asheville and Buncombe County showed an 82 percent decrease in chronic homelessness since 2005, according to a press release from the city of Asheville.
The last homeowners insurance rate filing occurred in 2008 when the insurance companies requested a 19.5 percent statewide average increase. A settlement agreement allowed for a 4.05 percent statewide average increase to go into effect in M ...
Homeward Bound of Asheville, a local homeless services organization, recently took over the Women at Risk program, formerly with Western Carolinians for Criminal Justice, which provides treatment and intervention for women facing prison.