BC NEWS LIST
You've probably been reading about the so called "Water Wars" between the City and County Governments. To get your voice heard and/or learn about the future of Your water, attend TONIGHT's meeting.
The old North Asheville Library on Larchmont Road is scheduled to begin the move to the new building on Merrimon Avenue at the end of March. To prepare for the move, they want you to come in and stock up.
In the next few weeks you may see some swarming activity, what can you do to protect your property from the invasion?
Using the transit system here in Buncombe County can be beneficial for you and for others and it's really easier to use than you think!
Did You Know?
That the library can use your old magazines?
Got stacks of magazines that you'd love to put to good use? Your library system can help. The following libraries will accept your old magazines for others to enjoy:
The above libraries take current popular magazines, however, they do not take catalogs, news magazines or any magazine more than a couple of years old. Contact each branch for more information.
North Carolina Has the Highest Rate of Teen Driving Deaths
According to the USA Today, North Carolina has the highest rate of Teen Driving Deaths in the United States. On a average day, 10 teens are killed in teen-driven autos. The common factors in teen driven accidents with fatalities in this state include: drivers are 16 years old; accidents happen after dark and usually after 10 p.m.; there is more than one person in the car; the driver and/or passengers are not wearing seat belts and driving over the speed limit. Teen drivers in fatal crashes are more likely than older drivers to make driving errors such as speeding or running off the road. They are also more likely to roll their vehicles in single car accidents.
You can have a Senior Citizen called on a daily basis by the Sheriff's Department?
The "Reassurance Program" - offered by the Buncombe County Sheriff's Department - has an individual that calls the Senior Citizen once a day to see if they are okay. This program is free of charge. For more information please call Elizabeth James at 250-4492.