BC NEWS LIST
Buncombe County Board of Elections will operate ten One-Stop voting locations for the November 7 General Election, starting October 19.
Dates for the upcoming flu shot clinics have changed.
This class will help you decide if you want to become a Master Gardener.
Everything you ever wanted to know about health care decisions but didnít know whom to ask.
The Asheville Humane Society is holding a special spay/neuter event October 16 - 27. During the event, Buncombe County residents can get a cat spayed for $35 or neutered for $20.
The Buncombe County Transfer Station will be closed for repairs the week of October 16-21.
Congratulations to Kate Guzy of Arden for the picture of her dogs, Oscar and Layla.
Congratulations to Crystal Moore of Arden for her Pumpkin Punch/Punch Bowl recipe!
Did You Know?
Healthy Halloween Treat Ideas
It is that time of year when the children in the neighborhood are deciding on costumes and adults are planning what to get to give out. With the growing rates of overweight children and adults, Halloween can be a time to encourage healthy habits that fight gaining weight.
For other ideas for healthy Halloween treats and non-food treats see below. Have some fun and dress up yourself. Kids love to see adults enjoying the fun of Halloween.
More Deaths in Train Collisions than Airline Crashes
According to National Safety Council statistics, more people die in collisions with trains than in commercial airline crashes.
Gigantic Book Sale at Pack Library Continues
Last chance to get a bargain -- this weekend!
All proceeds from the sale will benefit Buncombe County Libraries. For more information, call 250-4700.
Rabies Shot Clinic - October 21
Saturday, October 21 from 9am - 1pm there will be a rabies shot clinic at Enka Middle School. Fall is here, and it's a good time to be thinking about protecting your pets from rabies and other harmful illnesses.
Rabies shots and microchips will be available at this clinic. A rabies vaccination for your cat or dog will cost $5 per animal. For the three year rabies vaccine, the owner must show written proof of the current one year vaccination. Microchips for dogs or cats over 2 months cost $20. All animals must be restrained or in a carrier.
Proceeds from the shot clinic help underwrite expansion of existing programs and services for the Asheville Humane Society animal shelter. For more information call 236-3885.
Directions: Take I-40 West, then take US 19/23 west (exit 44). Turn right at the 3rd stoplight (just past WestRidge Shopping Center) onto Asbury Road. The school is about a half-mile on right.