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News: Dec. 15, 2006

Judge denies Shue trial jury request for transcript Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ASHEVILLE – The judge in a second-degree murder case stemming from a horrific car crash on Mills Gap Road has denied a jury request for testimony transcripts ...

Falcons give Greenies a fight Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA by Andrew Pearson, [email protected] MILLS RIVER — West Henderson said yes, even though many other local public schools ...

Officials unveil portable hospital unit Hendersonville Times News - Hendersonville,NC,USA ... hospital units in the state. It will be housed at Mission Hospitals in Asheville to serve Western North Carolina. Disasters such as ice ...

Friends mourn ‘sweet’ teenager Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA by Jordan Schrader, [email protected] SWANNANOA — Wednesdays were the nights when Larry Dale Bass met his friends for Bible study. ...

State delegation needs to focus on Civic Center Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA It’s highly unlikely that Asheville will ever renovate its existing Civic Center or build a new one without a funding source authorized by state lawmakers. ...

Want to go see some pretty holiday lights? Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ... Go across the railroad tracks, then go right onto Old Asheville Highway. ... 290 Deaverview Road, Asheville, the Golden Moments Family Care Home. ...

Buncombe trying to get rid of nearly 500 old voting machines Myrtle Beach Sun News - Myrtle Beach,SC,USA AP. ASHEVILLE, NC - Officials in Buncombe County want to find homes for nearly 500 old voting machines, but say they might be headed for the county dump. ...

Auctioned potato makes a healthy contribution to Sudan Ekklesia - UK ... sporting what looks like a healthy grin, was discovered while the senior high youth group at Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church in Asheville, North Carolina ...

Christmas Jam benefit hits 18th year United Press International - USA ASHEVILLE, NC, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Habitat For Humanity will be the beneficiary of a long-lived charity rock show this weekend in North Carolina. ...

Buncombe trying to get rid of nearly 500 old voting machines WWAY NewsChannel 3 - Wilmington,NC,USA ASHEVILLE, NC Officials in Buncombe County want to find homes for nearly 500 old voting machines. But they say the machines might ...

2006 is third warmest year on record for the United States Mongabay.com - USA ... as the third warmest year on record for the United States according to scientists at NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) in Asheville, North Carolina. ...

Streamlining of forest plans draws criticism Charlotte Observer - Charlotte,NC,USA ... Ruth Berner, a Forest Service planner in Asheville, said the new approach ... Uwharrie revisions, Kevin Redding of LandTrust for Central North Carolina, said the ...

Perfect rating gives Haywood more money for school buses Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ... The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, Transportation Services Division uses a comprehensive computation formula to determine each school district ...

Leap Eyes Expansion in the Carolinas Wireless Week - USA ... The breakdown of the sale involves 10 MHz of spectrum in each of the following markets: North Carolina: Asheville-Hendersonville, Burlington, Goldsboro-Kinston ...

Odom says Gray's "done well" this semester Wilmington Morning Star - Wilmington,NC,USA ... tickets games on Dec. 28 with North Carolina Asheville or the next night against Jacksonville can donate them to the ticket office. ...

Stanley Furniture cuts 200 jobs Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ... to the company's Robbinsville facility, about 100 miles west of Asheville. Stanley Furniture has three other plants, one in eastern North Carolina and two in ...

Leap Gets Rights to Airwaves in Carolinas San Diego Business Journal - CA,USA ... represented 4.9 million potential customers, growing its potential customers in North and South Carolina to 9 million. • North Carolina: Asheville- ...

Mobile Hospital Unveiled In Western NC WXii 12.com - Winston-Salem,NC,USA ASHEVILLE, NC -- One of the first mobile hospital units in the state has been unveiled in Asheville. The State Medical Assistance ...

NOAA REPORTS 2006 MARKED BY SEVERE HEAT WAVES, WIDESPREAD DROUGHT ... NOAA - Washington,DC,USA ... contiguous US will likely be the third warmest on record in 2006, according to scientists at the NOAA National Climatic Data Center in Asheville, NC The year ...

Youth Player Of The Year: Blake Beavan Baseball America - Durham,NC,USA ... just 14 pitches--10 strikes--to retire the top of the East batting order, with bookend strikeouts of Justin Jackson (Roberson High, Asheville, NC) and Jason ...

Billy Graham Library Raising Concerns Christian Post - USA ... Ruth wants to be buried in a quiet area at the Cove in Asheville, NC There, a Billy Graham Training Center had been set up as a place of rest and finding new ...

Services honor sacrifices of slain Honolulu Star-Bulletin - Honolulu,HI,USA ... "He gave his life so thousands all over the world could have a better one," Hutchens said by telephone from Asheville, NC "This Friday, he deservedly will join ...

 
 

News: Dec. 14, 2006

New deal on jets boosts Smiths Aerospace Components Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ASHEVILLE - An Asheville jet-engine manufacturer said this week that a new contract to build new and spare engines could mean $60 million worth of sales for ...

Community Calendar Hendersonville Times News - Hendersonville,NC,USA ... Western Highlands Area Authority Board of Directors meets at 9:30 am Friday in the conference room, 356 Biltmore Ave., Asheville. ...

Teen killed trying to cross highway WHNS - USA ... Swannanoa is about eleven miles east of Asheville. Trooper TD Brewer says the boy was hit twice and that both drivers had a green light. ...

City buys low-income housing complex Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ASHEVILLE – The city has moved ahead with a $2.3 million purchase of a failed subsidized housing complex in hopes of creating a viable neighborhood for low ...

SOCCER AMERICA WOMEN'S COLLEGE MVPS Soccer America - USA For North Carolina coach Anson Dorrance, women's soccer has always been a game of power ... a team-high 16 goals, including a hat trick against UNC Asheville in the ...

Leap Completes Acquisition of 13 Wireless Licenses in North and ... Business Wire (press release) - San Francisco,CA,USA ... North Carolina: Asheville-Hendersonville, Burlington, Goldsboro-Kinston, Greenville-Washington, New Bern, Raleigh-Durham, Roanoke Rapids and Rocky Mount-Wilson ...

Easley: Help for working families tops agenda Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ... A: We’re in our sixth year of the One North Carolina Fund and the fifth year of JDIG (Job Development Investment Grant). We can ...

Minimum wage falls well short for renters Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ... In North Carolina, the median price for a two-bedroom apartment rose to $656, a ... Campaign is developing a plan that it will take before Asheville City Council ...

A century gone, crafters assembled in WCU’s new digital archive Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ... renewable for three years for a potential total of $350,000, from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services, through the North Carolina State Library ...

 
 

News: Dec. 13, 2006

Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin's mother dies Penn Live - Harrisburg,PA,USA ... information. White was born in Asheville, NC, and grew up in Washington, the statement said. She raised her daughter in Philadelphia. ...

Asheville police searching for bank robbery suspect Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ASHEVILLE – The Asheville Police Department is searching for a suspect they said robbed the 1210 Tunnel Road branch of the First Citizens Bank at 11 am today ...

Library sponsoring MLK essay contest Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA by Staff Reports. ASHEVILLE – Pack Memorial Library Children’s Department is sponsoring its second annual Martin Luther King Jr. ...

City Council wants Civic Center roof to be part of study Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ASHEVILLE – If the city decides to put a green roof, complete with plants and soil, on the Civic Center, it could serve as a model for similar projects. ...

Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin's mother dies Access North Georgia - Gainesville,GA,USA ... Sadie Mitchell told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. White was born in Asheville, NC, and grew up in Washington, the statement said. ...

Asheville Outdoor Lighting Franchise to Glow at the Home ... PR Web (press release) - Ferndale,WA,USA NiteLites of Asheville, the landscape lighting professionals, will shed light on remodeling options at the January Remodeling Expo. ...

Police blotter: Men jailed after indictments on sex crimes Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA by STAFF REPORTS. ASHEVILLE – Two men are were in the Buncombe County jail Tuesday after a grand jury indicted them on sex crimes. ...

Asheville could create Mills River wetlands Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ... Asheville City Council on Tuesday night approved a consent agenda that included a study to create wetlands near its water plant in Henderson County close to ...

 
 

News: Dec. 12, 2006

Police blotter: Theft of van leads to arrest Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ASHEVILLE - Angela Johnson Clubb of Bryson City was arrested Monday by the Buncombe County Sheriff ‘s Department for larceny, possession and unauthorized use ...

Asheville may ban sex offenders from parks WHNS - USA ASHEVILLE, NC Offficials in Asheville are considering a proposal to ban registered sex offenders from public parks. The City Council ...

Downtown for less Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ASHEVILLE — Patsy Carroll says she has moved 20 times in the last 40 years, but now that she has landed a unit in The Griffin apartments, she never wants to ...

Gating proposal is worth giving a trial Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ... with 517 residents, had 2,312 calls for service during the same period, according to data compiled by the Housing Authority and the Asheville Police Department ...

Affordable housing building opens downtown Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA .. Some two-bedroom units are still available. Read the Asheville Citizen-Times or CITIZEN-TIMES.com on Tuesday for more on this story.

WCU toughens up Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ASHEVILLE- Kellie Harper has had a knack for leading the Western Carolina University women's basketball team deep ... 14 and a matchup with North Carolina today. ...

WNC All-Conference Teams: Field Hockey Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA Amelia Moore, Jess Maggart and Sallie Banta (Asheville School); Taylor Milner ... was provided to the Citizen-Times by Western North Carolina conferences and ...

The Principal Financial Group Family Fun Fest Hits a Home Run ... Business Wire (press release) - San Francisco,CA,USA ... 8/24 Kinston Indians (North Carolina) 8/26 Tennessee Smokies (Sevierville) 8/28 Hickory Crawdads (North Carolina) 8/30 Asheville Tourists (North Carolina) 9/1 ...

WNC All-Conference Teams: Tennis Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ... Kate Evans (Asheville School); Candace Richardson (Carolina Day). This information was provided to the Citizen-Times by Western North Carolina conferences and ...

Volunteer work attracts students Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA ... North Carolina has a college student volunteer rate of 28.8 percent, ranking it ... Center for Community Citizenship and Service Learning at UNC Asheville and a ...

The Clicker Richmond.com - Richmond,VA,USA ... When a record 300 artists gather in the Grove Inn Annual Gingerbread Competition in Asheville, NC, anything can happen. And by anything ...

Athletics: Lundblad, Crowther Capture Sunmart Texas Trail 50 Mile ... RunnersWeb - Ottawa,Ontario,Canada Lundblad, a 40-year old counselor at Warren Wilson College in Asheville, NC, finished the four-loop route through the bucolic park in 6 hours, 33 minutes and ...

Fatal accident remainsunder investigation Charleston Post Courier (subscription) - Charleston,SC,USA ... The vehicle was driven by Linda Wyman, 62, of Asheville, NC, said Lance Cpl. Trevor Clinton with the South Carolina Highway Patrol. ...

Maryland wins 18th straight game Birmingham News - Birmingham,AL,USA ... 2 North Carolina 87, Western Carolina 58 At Chapel Hill, NC, Ivory Latta scored 19 points to lead four Tar Heels in double figures, powering North Carolina to ...

 
 

News: Dec. 11, 2006

Hot Shot Cafe to have new owner, again Asheville Citizen-Times - NC, USA ASHEVILLE — The Hot Shot Café is slated to have a new owner soon, but it won’t be John Cram, who decided not to complete his planned purchase. ...

Hart wins event, 2 other Asheville swimmers place in top 10 in ... Asheville Citizen-Times - NC, USA Three swimmers who train with the Asheville Masters Swimmers all had high finishes in the Music City Invitational last weekend in Nashville, Tenn. ...

You can stand for something without trampling someone else Asheville Citizen-Times - NC, USA ... Nancy Hastings Sehested is co-pastor of Circle of Mercy Congregation in Asheville. She lives in Asheville and can be reached at...

Resident officer slows crime at public housing development Asheville Citizen-Times - NC, USA ASHEVILLE — The day Buncombe County Sheriff’s deputy Allan Endaya moved into Deaverview Apartments, he said seven drug dealers were asking for his business ...

WNC All-Conference Teams: Cross Country Asheville Citizen-Times - NC, USA John Harwell, Andrew North and Isaac Presson (Asheville); Wesley Crouse and Aaron Wells (Enka); Daniel Hamilton and Justin Williams (Franklin); Ben Dawson ...

Asheville Aquarium isn't your average fish store Asheville Citizen-Times - NC, USA ASHEVILLE - Dave and Belinda Strack's passion for fish led them to open a store specializing in sales of tropical fish and related fishy accessories. ...

No cruising to victory Huntsville Times - Huntsville,AL,USA ... Fourth-place Donna Anderson, 40, of Danville, Ky., earned $250, and fifth-place Michelle Ziegler, 25, of Asheville, NC, won $100.

Deering's Villa Vizcaya gets its place in history Miami Herald - FL,USA ... Between the 1890s and the 1930, the Biltmore in Asheville, NC, cottages in Newport, RI, and Whitehall in Palm Beach were among the homes built by Vanderbilt ...

Crash that claimed deputy's life still under investigation The State - Columbia,SC,USA ... The Honda was driven by Linda Wyman, 62, of Asheville, NC, said Lance Cpl. Trevor Clinton with the South Carolina Highway Patrol. ...

Lost license put the brakes on traveling Toledo Blade - Toledo,OH,USA Thank goodness the hotel room at the Crowne Plaza in Asheville, NC, was above average in size and decor, because I spent a lot of time in it. ...

Casino plan discussion missing from public hearing Port Huron Times Herald - Port Huron,MI,USA ... Jordan Schrader, one of the finest young journalists I know, is making quite a name for himself in Asheville, NC, where he covers the police beat for the ...

Dwindling warbler on its own Poughkeepsie Journal - Poughkeepsie,NY,USA ... of the act to keep the species from getting to the brink of extinction," DJ Gerken, a Southern Environmental Law Center attorney in Asheville, NC, told The ...

UNCA cruises ahead of Tusculum Asheville Citizen-Times - NC, USA ASHEVILLE — KJ Garland gave UNC Asheville fans a going-away present for the ... team begins a five-game road swing, starting with North Carolina on Saturday and ...

Heels drub High Point at the Smith Center, 94-69 Tar Heel Daily - NC, USA North Carolina took an exam break Saturday evening and polished off the ... Carolina, now 7-1, is at home next Saturday afternoon against UNC-Asheville.

Victory Junction Camp: No worries, no price tag, all fun goTriad.com - Greensboro, NC, USA ... fund raising and rounding up volunteers from the Piedmont Triad and across North Carolina. ... Andrews, who has driven the three hours from Asheville to volunteer. ...

G. Chambers Williams III: Lincoln buyers expected more from Zephyr ... San Antonio Express - San Antonio,TX,USA ASHEVILLE, NC — A new entry-level sedan joined the Lincoln lineup to rave reviews just last fall. But for 2007, that car gets ...

Man kept Blanco weather log for 71 years San Antonio Express - San Antonio,TX,USA ... "That stuff he collected will live forever" in a national database at the National Climatic Data Center in Asheville, NC, Kimmel said. ...

Rev. David A. Johnson Sun-Sentinel.com - Fort Lauderdale,FL,USA ... at Harvard Divinity School. Personal: Age 63. Born in Asheville, NC South Florida resident since August. Family: Married to Diann ...