Post Tagged with: "protest"

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Sister Cities sending delegation to France

Also, the Asheville Affiliates are holding their “Party with a Purpose” on Thursday, and more.

by June 20, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Dakota Access Pipeline events in Asheville include LaZoom fundraiser, Sunday rally

Dakota Access Pipeline events in Asheville include LaZoom fundraiser, Sunday rally

Also, a handful of local residents are helping raise money for DAPL protests through an effort called the First 100.

by November 30, 2016 3 comments Asheville News, feature
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville police issue citations to protesters one week after sit-in

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville police issue citations to protesters one week after sit-in

Also, there’s a bikini bike wash at Harley-Davidson Asheville on Saturday, and much more.

by July 28, 2016 5 comments Asheville News
Asheville Blade: Protesters arrested during sit-in at Asheville Police Department

Asheville Blade: Protesters arrested during sit-in at Asheville Police Department

The protesters said they were calling attention to a July 2 shooting in Asheville in which police shot and killed a man.

by July 21, 2016 1 comment Asheville News, feature
Protests of Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie stores in downtown Asheville set for Nov. 21

Protests of Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie stores in downtown Asheville set for Nov. 21

A funeral-style procession march past the stores will drive home the protesters’ point.

by November 10, 2015 63 comments Asheville News
Asheville protest planned in response to no action against police officer in Ferguson, Mo.,

Asheville protest planned in response to no action against police officer in Ferguson, Mo.,

Someone spray painted this graffiti outside the Wall Street parking deck in downtown Asheville Monday night.

by November 25, 2014 33 comments Asheville News
Asheville will hold its own ‘Moral Monday’ protest in Pack Square Park on Aug. 5

Asheville will hold its own ‘Moral Monday’ protest in Pack Square Park on Aug. 5

Moral Monday is the name of Monday protests that have been happening in Raleigh, as some residents protest Republican moves in the N.C. General Assembly.

by July 19, 2013 9 comments Asheville News
Asheville residents line up for arrest in Raleigh for ‘Moral Monday’

Asheville residents line up for arrest in Raleigh for ‘Moral Monday’

The “Moral Monday” protest at the General Assembly was one of the biggest yet. A busload of Asheville residents headed to Raleigh to protest GOP politices.

by June 24, 2013 3 comments Asheville News
Earth First Asheville: Four arrested in last week’s pipeline protest of TD Bank

Earth First Asheville: Four arrested in last week’s pipeline protest of TD Bank

The group is protesting the Keystone pipeline and says TD Bank is a major investor in the project.

by March 25, 2013 1 comment Asheville News
Local gay rights group plans Chick-fil-A sit-in Wednesday

Local gay rights group plans Chick-fil-A sit-in Wednesday

The protest is planned for 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

by July 26, 2012 0 comments Asheville News

May Day rally set

Here’s the info, from occupyasheville.org, about a May 1 protest of working conditions in Asheville: Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/342333302490249/ May 1st. Start at 4pm at Pack Square Park in Downtown Asheville. Join workers all over the world in celebrating May Day! Why Celebrate May Day? * Because today we live in a country where profit and property are more sacred than the[Read More…]

by April 23, 2012 0 comments Asheville News

Upcoming events: Asheville community forum on Amendement One, protest at city hall, Wild and Scenic Film Festival, more

There’s a good list of upcoming events, meetings and such over at dancewater.blogspot.com. Here’s a sample. Click over to see all: 03/27/12 COMMUNITY FORUM ON AMENDMENT ONE The Asheville-Buncombe Community Relations Council (ABCRC) and the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Asheville (UUCA) will host a community forum discussing Amendment One, from 7:30-9:30 pm at the UUCA at 1 Edwin Place, Asheville.[Read More…]

by March 26, 2012 0 comments Asheville News

Greenpeace activists protest at Asheville coal-fired power plant

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by February 13, 2012 3 comments Asheville News