BC NEWS LIST
January 7 is the LAST day to pay before interest is added to your unpaid tax bill.
The Social Security Administration does not go door to door. The Office of the Attorney General reports that there is a new scam and everyone, especially the elderly should beware.
The Federal Drug Administration and Merck are recalling 1 million doses of its PedvaxHib and COMVAX vaccines, distributed since April 2007.
Need help dealing with your children's temper tantrums? Here are some tips to follow.
Whether itís over the river and through the woods, across town, or across an ocean, Ďtis the season to visit Grandma.
Did you purchase a live Christmas tree to plant in your landscape after the holidays?
Hollies are probably among the most popular and common landscape plants. While the many evergreen varieties are familiar to most gardeners, the deciduous hollies go largely unnoticed and under used.
A spur of the moment decision to buy a pet for your child for Christmas will affect you for many years to come.
This week we are featuring some Asheville Humane Society animals that need a loving home.
Congratulations to Tanya Banks of Asheville for her Candy Cane Fudge recipe!
Did You Know?
You Don't Have to Talk to Telemarketers!
If you want to reduce the number of telemarketing calls you receive, add your home or mobile phone number to the Do Not Call Registry at no cost.
Call 1-888-382-1222 from the phone you wish to register. For more information, to register by the Internet, or to file a complaint with Attorney General Roy Cooper, go to http://www.nocallsnc.com/ or call 1-877-5-NOSCAM (1-877-566-7226).
Buncombe County Government Offices will be closed on December 24, 25, 26 and January 1.
The Landfill and Transfer Station will close on Christmas Eve, December 24 at 1 p.m. and reopen on December 26 at 7 a.m. Household Hazardous Waste Day and electronics recycling at the Buncombe County Landfill will be closed Friday, December 28, 2007.
The Landfill and Transfer Station will also be closed on New Year's Day and will reopen on January 2 at 7 a.m.
Remember... You can recycle your cut Christmas tree at the Landfill (please remove all decorations, lights and tinsel).
Are You Still Paying for Last Year's Holiday Spending?
If your 2006 holiday spending was still a burden well into 2008 then the following credit tips may be helpful.
Dr. Carolyn Bird