||ISSUE: May, 2015
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BC NEWS LIST
Honor Mother's Day by reminding your mother, daughters, sisters, friends... to have a mammogram.
Parents of newborns at Mission Hospital can now order birth certificates directly from their hospital room.
To accommodate the construction, the parking lot & front entrance at 40 Coxe Avenue have been relocated.
Are you ready to take the plunge? Cool off in one of BC's outdoor pools!
Comments received on or prior to May 7 will be considered by the WNCRAQA in making its final decision to issue the Title V permit.
Time to get out & start on your garden chores for May!
1st session: June 15 - 18, Monday - Thursday.
Dr. Dan Pierce, Professor of History at UNCA, will present a program on Horace Kephart.
The tournament is open to all children ages 15 & under.
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We're looking for volunteer gardeners.
A one-stop shop for important phone numbers for a variety of services for aging adults.
Ila Hatter, renowned wild crafter, interpretive naturalist, gourmet cook, & storyteller will be our speaker.
Classes range from free form dancing & fermentation to the powerful medicine of sleep & the importance of health care planning.
Potential families, fans, volunteers, coaches, athletes, & anyone interested in learning how they can become involved in the program are invited.
Learn how to grow beautiful, creative container gardens almost anywhere.
Buncombe County is involved in telephone surveys underway across WNC for the community health assessment.
Here are some precious pets looking for forever homes.
Did You Know?
County Offices to Close for Memorial Day
Buncombe County Government offices and libraries will be closed on Monday, May 25 for Memorial Day.
Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Recycling Day at the Buncombe County Landfill will be cancelled on Friday, May 22.
The Landfill and Transfer Station will be open regular hours on Friday, May 22 and Monday, May 25.
Summer Library Fest - May 30
Saturday, May 30 at 10am-12n
South Asheville/Oakley Library
Kick off your summer reading at our annual Summer Library Fest at the Oakley Library at 749 Fairview Road.
Hang out with Buncombe County's superheroes (firefighters, farmers and police officers), make superhero crafts, go on a storywalk, hula hoop, and so much more! Batman may even make an appearance. The festival is Saturday, May 30 from 10am to noon and everyone is welcome.
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