BC NEWS LIST
If you live in the County and get water from the Asheville-Buncombe Water Authority, should you pay more for water? The City Council thinks you should. The County Commissioners think you should not--is it war?
Buncombe County has gone through many changes over the years in traffic design. There were streetcars, I-240 through Beaucatcher Mountain, and now the addition of roundabouts. What is a roundabout and is it a highway improvement or hang-up?
North Carolina General Statutes require local tax collectors to advertise annually all current year unpaid taxes levied on real estate. While the Buncombe County Tax Department does not wish to embarrass property owners by publishing their names in the newspaper, the advertisement of property tax liens is mandatory, because it is the beginning of the foreclosure process.
The Board of Commissioners will hold their first meeting in March tomorrow, March 1, 2005. You can access their agenda on line.
The Asheville-Buncombe County Youth Council (ABCYC) will host their annual "Battle of the Bands Benefit" on Friday, March 4, at Jubilee! on Wall Street in downtown Asheville.
Did You Know?
Did you know that you can take beginner kayak lessons?
Buncombe County Parks & Recreation Services will offer a basic introduction to whitewater kayaking. This will take place in April and May. Each class will take place from 6:30 - 7:45 pm. This is a great start for students who have never been in a boat or have not kayaked in several years. Registration is limited so don't wait. For more information please call Christen McNamara at 298-6118 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Who is eligible to ride on Mountain Mobility?
Eligibility may be determined by a number of factors including where a person lives, their age, what type of trip is needed (e.g., medical, shopping, etc.), Medicaid eligibility, association as a human service agency client, and/or if other transportation is available (e.g., family car, city bus.) General public transportation is limited to passengers who reside outside of the City of Asheville. Individuals may call Mountain Mobility to determine eligibility and service options. Callers will be asked to provide the passenger's name, street address, phone number, date of birth, and social security number. Other information may be requested based on eligibility factors.