Organizations

  • Harrison-Shaw Preaching Mission

    This annual event was established in 1982 by Tom and Mary Jo Harrison of Trinity United Methodist Church, in honor of their fathers, W.S. Harrison and J. Paul Shaw. Each year, a different, well-known preacher was invited to perform a weekend of interdenominational services for West Asheville and Buncombe County as a whole. In a […]

  • Asheville Royal Giants Baseball Team

    1916

    The Royal Giants were Asheville’s first black baseball team, founded by community leader E. W. Pearson Sr.

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