BC NEWS LIST
Vote early for the 2010 Primary Election through Saturday, May 1.
What comes to mind when you think of a clean kitchen? Shiny waxed floors? Gleaming stainless steel sinks? Spotless counters and neatly arranged cupboards? You can have all that and still have a filthy kitchen...
See how the Sheriff's Office is doing. The Annual Report includes statistics such as number of calls for service, average response time, information on drug seizures, civil process, animal control, crime prevention and more.
A growing number of citizens across the country are choosing to raise chickens on their farms or in their backyards. Join us for a one-day workshop for folks interested in learning about small scale poultry production.
How can you tackle spring cleaning without using cleaners that may harm both your family and the environment? Here are some tips.
Adopt any adult cat for only $20 during FurEver Friends' special which lasts through January 2!
Herb plants can easily be incorporated into landscape beds or the vegetable garden. Try planting sage, lavender, rosemary, fennel, dill or parsley into the flower garden.
Whether you are athletic or artistic, we have an event for you!
Do you help your mom with her medications? Have you spent your break on the phone trying to contact your fatherís doctor? Do you help someone with bills?
Save money, increase your health benefits and enjoy better tasting fruit by growing it yourself!
Can you give a dog a home? A cat? How about a kitten? These animals need your help.
Congratulations to Mason Conner for his Sugared Campfire Donuts recipe!
Did You Know?
Have a Plant Question? Ask a Gardener.
You will frequently find Extension Master Gardeners staffing an "Ask a Gardener" information table at area events.
This year they will also be available to provide gardening information at the Asheville City Tailgate Market on the first Saturday each month, beginning May 1.
Here are some gardening events coming up:
For more information about any of these events, call Buncombe County Cooperative Extension at 255-5522.
Are You Prepared for the 2010 Boating Season?
As of May 1, anyone younger than 26 operating a vessel powered by a 10-horsepower or greater motor on public waterways must have successfully completed an approved boating safety education course or otherwise be in compliance with General Statute 75A-16.2. Visit the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission website for course availability or call (919) 707-0030.
Dine Out for Life on April 29
On April 29, 2010, Asheville will once again join 53 other cities across the country and in Canada for their 8th Annual Dining Out for Life® benefit, a fundraiser for the Western North Carolina AIDS Project (WNCAP).
This year, to entice you to enjoy all three of your daily meals out on the town, you can choose from over 90 different restaurants in Asheville, West Asheville, Black Mountain, Hendersonville, Saluda, Waynesville, Maggie Valley, Weaverville, and Woodfin.