BC NEWS LIST
Yep, it's that time of year! Flu is here with a vengeance this year. Please take necessary precautions to avoid being caught by the nasty flu.
The holiday season is here! And while ‘tis the season to be jolly, for many people it is also a season of busy schedules, crowded stores, and yes – unhealthy eating habits.
Shopping on the internet has become a multi-million dollar business. Most internet sales are safe, but as internet purchases have increased, so have incidents of online credit card fraud.
Please help provide new books for disadvantaged children in our community. Visit the Oakley/South Asheville Library, beginning November 14 and select a gift card.
It may be getting cold outside, but there are still some garden chores that need to be done.
The juicy turkey that will grace many dining room tables this Thanksgiving is not the bird some may imagine it to be.
Many of us bring new plants into the house this time of year. But as lovely as our new plants may be, they sometimes bring along unwanted visitors in the form of insect infestations.
Congratulations to Vickie Rogers of Leicester for the picture of her cat, Andy.
Congratulations to Angela Conley of Arden for her Sweet Potatoes with Sugared Pecans recipe!
Did You Know?
Spay or Neuter Your Cat, Cheap!
The Asheville Humane Society is holding a special spay/neuter event November 6 - 17. During the event, Buncombe County residents can get a cat spayed for $35 or neutered for $20.
Please contact Humane Alliance directly to schedule an appointment, as spaces are limited. Humane Alliance Contact Number: (828) 252-2079
DSS Offers Crisis Intervention
Department of Social Services Crisis Intervention Program (CIP) assists low income families with up to $300 per year to alleviate a heating crisis when outside temperatures are life threatening.
Program Pays for:
Applications are taken at:
For more information, call the Department of Social Services at 250-5500.
Save on Your Utility Bills
Don't forget, you can still pre-register for this great class to be held on November 14 at 7pm. For complete details, see below:
How to Tell if Your Pet is Sick
FOR ANY PET:
FOR A DOG OR CAT:
FOR A CAT:
FOR A BIRD:
FOR A REPTILE: