BC NEWS LIST
July 10, 2008 UPDATE: The only library that has any green bags left is Pack Memorial Library. All of the branch libraries have exhausted their supplies.
Join us for this FREE celebration under a "Sky Set Afire" at Buncombe County's Lake Julian Park!
Propane cylinders are being used in the manufacturing of Methamphetamines. This can weaken the brass valve on the tank and cause a dangerous situation.
A bite from a tick can cause anything from a mild irritation to, in the case of some ticks, paralysis.
Here are a few things to remember so that you end up with a safe, tasty, grilled meal.
The Asheville Buncombe Community Relations Council is looking for nominees.
As painful as gas prices are right now, the rising food costs are worse because we spend so much of our budgets feeding ourselves (12.8% on average) and we only use 3.4% feeding our cars.
Keep your garden beautiful! Remember these garden chores for July.
Buncombe County Parks & Recreation Services will offer two sessions of swim lessons this summer.
Buncombe County Public Libraries now have free wireless internet service for library card holders.
Can you give a dog a home? Or a cat? These animals need your help.
Congratulations to Sue Sherren of Candler for her Veggie Lasagna recipe!
Did You Know?
Surviving & Thriving on a Tight Budget - Register by July 3
Surviving & Thriving on a Tight Budget presented by: On Track (formerly Consumer Credit Counseling Services)
This workshop is designed to help you get through hard times. Find out how to get control of your money back from all those outside forces! Figure out where all your money really goes and learn to set your priorities to minimize the damage before things spin out of control. Build a mini-emergency fund to start you on a better track, and then tackle the credit monster. Learn how to squeeze everything you can from the money you have with all of the money-saving tips you'll get in this class.
Plenty of time for questions and discussion. Contact Grace Young 250-4265 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
County Offices will be Closed on July 4th
All Buncombe County Government Offices will be closed on July 4th for Independence Day.
Need to Find a Pet-friendly Hotel?
Want to take your pet with you when traveling?
Your trip just got easier -- your questions can be answered at petswelcome.com. It's a great website that will tell you everything you want to know about planning a trip with your pet.
Congratulations to the Buncombe County Health Center
Local health departments in North Carolina are required to become accredited by the N.C. Local Health Department Accreditation Board. Accreditation status is awarded to health departments that meet or exceed standardized benchmarks reflecting successful program evaluation and operation. The accreditation program assures quality standards in administration, staff, facility and the board of health.