BC NEWS LIST
This year, the back to school sales tax holiday will be Friday, August 1st through Sunday, August 3rd.
Crypto is a common disease in the U.S. and around the world. There are several ways it is spread.
Join us for America's Night Out against crime!
Just as you take precautions to protect yourself in the real world, you need to take precautions to protect yourself online.
Yes, poisonous spiders are out there. Do you know which spiders can hurt you?
Who hasn't heard someone say “I’m bored”? Here are some ideas to beat boredom anytime of the year.
Come to this free event for youth ages 15-18 that focuses on teaching adolescents about life skills (budgeting, employment skills) in a fun setting.
Can you give a dog a home? Or a cat? How about a kitten? These animals need your help - their time is running out.
Congratulations to Janice McKinney of Asheville for her Summer Red Smoothie recipe!
Did You Know?
Healthy Tip - Eating Smart and Moving More While On Vacation
July is a great time to revisit our New Year’s Resolutions, especially those for eating smarter and moving more. Unfortunately, vacations can derail these resolutions. Vacations are meant for relaxation and rejuvenation. But that doesn’t mean your healthy eating and physical activity plan can’t go with you.
You can have the fun of your vacation and still keep up with your resolutions to eat smart and move more.
It's Time to Check Your Canner Gauge!
Canning season is just around the corner and it’s time to get prepared. You want to check your equipment to make sure it is ready for use. Buy new lids to replace the lids used last year.
Check Out These Programs for All Ages!
GREAT day trips and workshops for all to enjoy - read the latest newsletters for Sightseers and Buncombe County Parks and Recreation. There is a variety of exciting programs for all ages.
To see a complete listing of Buncombe County Parks & Rec's current programs, see the Buncombe County Parks and Recreation Newsletter, or the Sightseers Workshops & Trips brochure.
For more information, call Buncombe County Parks and Recreation at 250-4260.
Home Depot Accepts CFL's for Recycling
Recycle your CFL's (compact fluorescent light bulbs)! Now you can recycle them not only at your local fire department, but also at Home Depot.
At each Home Depot store, customers can simply bring in any expired, unbroken CFL bulbs, and give them to the store associate behind the returns desk. The bulbs will then be managed responsibly by an environmental management company who will coordinate CFL packaging, transportation and recycling to maximize safety and ensure environmental compliance.
Are You Registered to Vote?
Don't wait, register now and avoid the lines. For more information, contact County Election Services at 250-4200.
Don't forget, beginning in October you can vote early at any of the early voting locations that will be throughout the County. Make sure you are registered so you can take advantage of this early option.