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Asheville, NC

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.ashevillenc.gov/

Population:
68889 (2000 census)

County:
Buncombe County

In 1797, renamed from Morristown to Asheville and incorporated.

NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper
Asheville Citizen-Times

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Black Mountain College
1933
University of North Carolina at Asheville
1927

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
Ingles Markets
1963

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jermaine Dupri
Music Producer
23-Sep-1972   CEO of So So Def Records
Roberta Flack
Singer
10-Feb-1939   Killing Me Softly with His Song
Eileen Fulton
Actor
13-Sep-1933   As the World Turns
Franklin Graham
Religion
14-Jul-1952   Billy Graham's son
Ward Greene
Novelist
23-Dec-1892 22-Jan-1956 Lady and the Tramp
Shirley Hemphill
Actor
1-Jul-1947 10-Dec-1999 Shirley Wilson on What's Happening
Leonard Little
Football
19-Oct-1974   Rams defensive end with a drinking problem
Sierra McCormick
Actor
28-Oct-1997   Olive Doyle on A.N.T. Farm
Dan K. Moore
Politician
2-Apr-1906 7-Sep-1986 Governor of North Carolina, 1965-69
Col. Robert Morgan
Military
31-Jul-1918 15-May-2004 Pilot of The Memphis Belle
Paul Schneider
Actor
16-Mar-1976   Mark Brendanawicz on Parks and Recreation
Joseph D. Tydings
Politician
4-May-1928   US Senator from Maryland, 1965-71
Thomas Wolfe
Novelist
3-Oct-1900 15-Sep-1938 Look Homeward, Angel

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jackie "Butch" Jenkins
Actor
29-Aug-1937 14-Aug-2001 MGM child star
John W. Kern
Politician
20-Dec-1849 17-Aug-1917 US Senator from Indiana, 1911-17
Robert Moog
Inventor
23-May-1934 21-Aug-2005 Invented the synthesizer
Col. Robert Morgan
Military
31-Jul-1918 15-May-2004 Pilot of The Memphis Belle
Jerald F. ter Horst
Government
11-Jul-1922 31-Mar-2010 Gerald Ford's short-term press secretary
Zebulon Vance
Politician
13-May-1830 14-Apr-1894 Governor and Senator from N. Carolina



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