BC NEWS LIST
Finally, parking is available downtown.
Get a FREE Radon Test Kit during the month of January!
OnTrack, a non-profit credit counseling service, provides you with workable ways to jump start your financial new year for the better.
Women and girls (ages 6 and up): here is your chance to try a new sport or fitness class, or build skills in a sport of interest.
MRSA is a type of staph germ that is hard to treat with some commonly used antibiotics.
Asheville Humane Society would like to remind families with pets to take a few precautions during the cold weather months to ensure the safety and well-being of your furry companion.
Can you give a dog a home? Maybe a cat? How about a kitten? These animals need your help.
Congratulations to Tamera Henson for her Alice Springs Chicken" recipe!
Did You Know?
Healthy Tip - The Green That KOs Blood Sugar Damage
Like going a couple of rounds with Tyson, high blood sugar can do a number on your vital organs. But eating this may give it a one-two punch right back: broccoli.
When your blood sugar is chronically high, it can damage the cells of your heart, eyes, kidneys, and nerves. But in a recent Petri dish study, adding sulforaphane to a mix of blood vessel cells and glucose cut oxidation (damage) by as much as 73 percent. More research is needed to see if sulforaphane in the diet is as protective. But we already know that the compound is a super cancer fighter. So down the hatch -- make this EatingWell.com broccoli dish tonight for extra sulforaphane: Corn and Broccoli Calzones.
Gardening in the Mountains: Catalog Shopping
Join Extension Master Gardeners for this program on January 13 at 10am at the North Carolina Arboretum. Tuesday is free admission day at the Arboretum - no registration required.
For more information, call Buncombe County Cooperative Extension at 255-5522.
Get Set for Winter Illness Season
What can you do about colds and flu? The FDA offers tips for prevention and treatment.
How Are We Doing?
Have you visited a County department or talked to someone with Buncombe County by phone lately? How'd we do? We want to improve and we'd love to hear what you think.
You can give feedback anytime by selecting "feedback" under quick links on the left side of the buncombecounty.org home page.