||VOL: 10 ISSUE: 43 :: 10/27/2014 - 11/3/2014
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BC NEWS LIST
Questions about the County? Find the answers in the Fall/Winter 2014-15 edition of Buncombe Life!
Although risk of an Ebola outbreak in the NC is low, the CDC, state, & local health officials are taking precautions to prevent the spread.
Be a Hero this Halloween - give blood & save lives! Enjoy Starbucks coffee, Krispy Kreme donuts, & a chance to win door prizes.
Avoid the lines, vote early!
All you need to do is enter your address.
1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime.
The run starts at 9 a.m. & is open to adults & children of all ages. Free!
Have a hauntingly safe Halloween with these tips from the Buncombe County Sheriff's Office.
Come out & play! Adult League Dodgeball games at UNCA January 6 - February 23, 2015.
Consumers regularly get messages urging them to renew a magazine or newspaper subscription. But those messages aren't always sent by the publisher.
These Mummy Cupcakes are perfect for Halloween!
Did You Know?
Don't Forget to Fall Back on November 2
Spring forward... Fall back... It's ingrained in our consciousness almost as much as the A-B-C's or our spelling reminder of "i before e..." and it's a regular event!
This year, Daylight Saving Time ends for those of us in North Carolina at 2 a.m. on Sunday, November 2. So - don't forget to fall back!
While you are at it - check the batteries in your smoke detector!
Planning Your Child's Trick-or-Treat Route?
Check the sex offender registry first, or use the Department of Justice's free app here.
Pumpkins seem to be everywhere in October! Here is a little pumpkin trivia for you:
The top pumpkin productions states are Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and California.
Pumpkins contain potassium and vitamin A, and can be used to make soups, pies, and breads.
Pumpkins originated in Central America and are members of the cucurbit family.
The largest pumpkin grown, so far, weighed 1,818 pounds and was grown in Ormstown, Quebec, Canada.