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2013-04-10 23:18:02

A-B Tech Community College receives a $5 million gift from longtime supporters for naming rights to its new allied health and workforce development building. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) April 10, 2013 Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College announced the receipt a $5 million gift from longtime college supporters Jack and Carolyn Ferguson April 4 during the College´s annual fundraising gala, April in Asheville. Believed to be the largest private donation to the College, the funds will...

2011-08-03 16:20:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For a week in July at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, 13 youths investigated crime scenes, examined blood spatters, navigated their way through a smoke-filled apartment and practiced life-saving skills during the College's Camp HERO (How Emergency Responders Operate). The camp, for ages 11 to 15, gave students an introduction into the lives and operations of firefighters, law enforcement officers and paramedics....


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'