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Buncombe County Solid Waste and Arden Wal-Mart offer a Free Electronic Recycling Event
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The WNC Pottery Festival in Dillsboro is a one day show featuring over 30 master potters.
Heavy clay soil is a fact of life in many western North Carolina landscapes. This can result in poorly drained sites that hold water too long once saturated.
Want to learn how to do some basic repairs around the house? This course is for you!
Adventurous gardeners sometimes enjoy the challenge of growing trees or shrubs from seeds.
On October 26, 29 and 30 Land of Sky Regional Council will hold an open house event to share the maps developed through the Linking Lands and Communities Project and get community input.
Please consider giving a home to one of these wonderful pets! The shelter is okay, but I would love to have a home of my own!
Congratulations to Dorothy Willis for her Cider Pork Chops recipe!
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Board of Elections Recruiting College Students
Buncombe County Board of Elections is pleased to announce that all voting precincts will be equipped with a new system of voter registration lookup.
Presently, they are recruiting college students and young citizens of all backgrounds to operate laptops for this system. Recruits will be paid $130 for serving on Election Day from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. They are inviting all young, computer-literate citizens to serve the Buncombe County community through this program.
For more information, contact Brenda Denton at the Buncombe County Board of Elections (828)250-4231.
Staging your Home to Sell
Monday, October 26 -- 6:30 p.m.
Commissioners to Meet with Woodfin Town Board
On October 20, the Buncombe County Commissioners will finish up their visits to the five local municipal governing Boards -- Black Mountain, Montreat, Biltmore Forest, Weaverville and Woodfin. "We've had a great experience and have consistently heard from elected leaders that love this County and the people they serve," said Chairman David Gantt.
The Commissioners have their final meeting on October 20 in Woodfin.
If you need more information, please contact the Clerk at 250-4105.
Learn to Make Chrismons -- October 22 and 29
October 22 and 29 from 10 a.m. - Noon
Participants will need to bring a small terry towel, small needle-nose pliers or nail clip for cutting wire and scissors. The registration fee of $8 includes all materials.
Buncombe County Extension and Community Association (ECA) have scheduled several upcoming craft classes in partnership with the Buncombe County Cooperative Extension Center (BCCEC). Classes are open to individuals throughout Buncombe County. All classes will be held at the Buncombe County Cooperative Extension Center and require preregistration by calling the office at 255-5522.