BC NEWS LIST
Donate blood or platelets between July 1 and September 30, 2010 and enter a drawing to win a $1000 gift card!
Join us for the Fourth Annual Law Enforcement Community Service Award and a rally against crime, with free FOOD, lots of FUN, the Highway Patrol Helicopter and MORE!
Watch out for emails that appear to come from Amazon.com!
Save money - you can shop tax free on certain items by shopping August 6-8.
Mountain Mobility is very excited to announce that the first alternative fuel vehicle in our fleet began transporting passengers on Friday, July 16.
The Asheville Mall, Clear Channel Radio, and several WNC Foster Care agencies are teaming up to help foster children during the N.C. Tax Free Weekend!
The Commissioners will have a regular meeting on Tuesday, August 3, 2010 in the Commissioners Commission Chambers.
Special filing period has been established for Superior Court District 28 candidacy.
Yep, it's back to school time. Here is the County Schools calendar of events.
Attention local artisans, crafters and vendors - reserve your booth space for the Scarecrow Festival now!
Do you know which plants you can deadhead and keep them blooming until frost? Deadhead butterfly bush, purple coneflowers, phlox, and roses.
Check out this hands-on canning class where you can learn to can tomatoes. The cost for the class is only $5.
Need a friend? These guys do. Don't miss out! Don't forget... cats 6 months and older are free and kittens are a 2 for 1 adoption fee.
Congratulations to Greg Thompson for his Broiled Grouper with Creamy Crab and Shrimp Sauce recipe!
Did You Know?
Summer Reading Events for August
Ahoy readers! Set sail for Buncombe County Public Libraries’ summer reading program for 2010, Make a Splash—READ!
You might create a sea serpent, attend shark school, design a boat or discover an ocean of books. Summer reading programs are free and there will be activities for children of all ages.
Skyland Library Used Book Sale
The Friends of the Skyland Library are having a used book sale on Saturday, August 7 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. A preview sale for Friends members will be held on Friday, August 6 from 6 - 7:30 p.m.
We have a wide variety of books at great prices and all proceeds will benefit the Skyland Library.
For more information, contact the library at 250-6488 or email@example.com.
Create a Raft for RiverFest 2010
RiverFest 2010 will take place at French Broad River Park on Saturday, August 14 from noon until 6 p.m. Gather coworkers, friends and family members and create a raft for the yacht race.
There will be live music, cloggers and performances by Asheville Aerial Arts and Baraka Mundi belly dancers. Local restaurants will have booths, and there will be local artists and vendors in the craft village.
Kids can ride, skate, walk, run and skip in costume with opportunities to win prizes for most creative, cutest and funniest in the Kids Parade.
For more information, contact Dave Russell at firstname.lastname@example.org or 252-8474, ext. 18.
Groovin' on Grovemont: The Groovemont Players - August 10
Bring a blanket, lawn chair, or Frisbee and enjoy this family-friendly evening of great music! This concert is free and open to the public.
For more information about Groovin' on Grovemont, please contact the Swannanoa Library 250-6486 or email Swannanoa.email@example.com.