BC NEWS LIST
Seasonal flu vaccines are now available Monday - Friday from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the Health Center lobby and will continue through Wednesday, October 7.
Don't miss out - it's FREE to enter the Scarecrow contest and admission to the festival/craft show is also FREE.
Watch local actress Becky Stone bring Rosa Parks, one of the most important figures of the American civil rights movement, to life.
The Humane Alliance, a provider of low cost spay/neuter surgeries, has a new facility located at a 25 Heritage Drive, just off of Leicester Highway!
Bring out your inner ham and share books with children.
Make sure your pet is up to date on its shots! Don't miss out on these low-cost shot clinics. Rabies shots are just $10!
Exhibit from September 17 to October 30; opening Reception on Thursday, September 17 at 6 p.m.
Can you give a dog a home? A cat? How about a kitten? These animals need your help.
Congratulations to Madison Jones for her Spinach Black Bean and Corn Quesadillas recipe!
Did You Know?
What Does All That Graffiti Mean?
Have you noticed graffiti in your neighborhood? Have you wondered what it means and if you should report it? Find answers to these questions and more by watching this month's edition of Buncombe Life.
Avoid the Lines: Early Voting Begins September 17
Early Voting for the Asheville Primary begins Thursday, September 17 at 8 a.m. and ends at 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 3. The Early Voting site is the Buncombe County Election Services Office located downtown at 189 College Street (directions).
All registered voters who live within the municipal boundaries of the City of Asheville are eligible to vote during this time. Residents who are not registered to vote may still register and vote during the early voting period.
Four candidates have signed up to run for mayor in the primary. Nine other candidates are competing for three seats on the council. The council is Asheville's governing body and has seven members including the mayor.
For more information, call Buncombe County Election Services at 250-4200.
Newfound Watershed Stakeholder Meeting - Sept. 22
Tuesday, September 22 at 6:30 p.m.
Mac Edgerton, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) engineer, will talk about the design, construction, and maintenance of access roads in the mountains. A copy of the “Layman’s Guide to Private Access Road Construction in the Southern Appalachian Mountains” will be provided. This is an ideal presentation for graders and contractors, as well as private landowners.
Russell Blevins, with Mountain Valleys Resource Conservation & Development (RC&D), will discuss an alternative energy production initiative on tobacco farms in Western North Carolina. This grant provides funds to farmers implementing wind, solar, or hydropower projects on their farm.
For more information, call Buncombe County Soil and Water Conservation District at 250-4792.