BC NEWS LIST
Anyone who has ever struggled to breathe knows how important it is to get help fast. Oxygen therapy is a common treatment administered by firefighters, EMTís and other rescuers. But sometimes oxygen just isnít enough.
Where we store our important papers is extremely important--they need to be in a safe place yet readily accessible by family members in an emergency.
There are over 1,400 adult care homes in North Carolina. A total of 104 are located in Buncombe County. Obviously you want to make the best decision possible if you are in the market for a home for yourself or a family member.
In December 2003, Buncombe County began selling surplus property via the Internet. The property is auctioned through an online auction service called GovDeals. This service offers the citizens of Buncombe County an opportunity to purchase surplus items year round as opposed to an annual County auction.
The Buncombe County Government Channel was established to provide County residents with a constant connection to the activities and services of their government.
This week's winner is Erin Taylor of Asheville for the Funny Pet Photo!
This week's winner is Ms. Sarah Harrison of Asheville for Chicken Casserole Oriental!
Did You Know?
Recreation facilities transferred to the City -- fees increased.
Buncombe County Government took over operation of the WNC Nature Center, Buncombe County Golf Course, McCormick Field, Aston Park Tennis Center and Recreation Park in the early 1980’s with the adoption of the Asheville Buncombe Water Agreement. Since that time, the County has invested taxpayer dollars as well as grant funds into the improvement of these facilities. These facilities transferred to the City of Asheville on July 1, 2005 when the water agreement was dissolved.
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Who to call about a dead animal on the road.
If the animal is on a road outside the City limits of Asheville, call the North Carolina Department of Transportation Maintenance Department at 298-0390.
If the animal is found within the city limits of Asheville please call 259-5852.
You can learn about Culinary Herbs and Edible Flowers.
Come learn about culinary herbs and edible flowers at the North Carolina Arboretum on July 19 from 10 to 11:30 am.
For more information please call Linda Blue at 255-5522.
There is a place to find pet-friendly hotels.
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.
The deadline for the NC Agriculture Cost Share Program -- July 15th.
The Buncombe Soil & Water Conservation District expects to receive its annual cost share allocation from the State for non-point source pollution control from agricultural activities.
For more information or to apply for these funds please click here.