BC NEWS LIST
Don't wait in line to vote on the day of the election -- vote now by Absentee Ballot!
Research has consistently shown that the more often teens have dinner with their families, the less likely they are to smoke, drink or use drugs.
Buncombe County Cooperative Extension says that it doesn't matter whether your child is just starting kindergarten or entering the final year of high school, parents should be involved in their child's school. Parent involvement can change a child's attitude toward education.
Want half-price books? How about free balloons, face painting for kids and storytelling? Get all of this and more at Weaverville Library's third Annual Friends Fall Festival!
Has it really been 8 years? Come celebrate the 8th anniversary of the opening of Enka-Candler Library on September 27 at 5pm!
Did you know that Fall is an excellent time to plant trees and shrubs and many perennials?
Congratulations to Vanessa Crouch of Asheville for her Microwave Chicken with Broccoli & Rice recipe!
Congratulations to Cyndi Williams for the picture of her dog, Sweetie!
Did You Know?
Fall is here--what does the Farmer's Almanac say?
September 22 is the first day of Fall. According to The Old Farmer's Almanac (published since 1792 and well known for it's accurate weather predictions) our area should experience the following weather for the remainder of September and October of this year:
Mercury Thermometer Waste Disposal was a huge success.
In April, Solid Waste sponsored a Mercury Thermometer Exchange Project. During the three-week collection period, 75 people exchanged thermometers and 357 people delivered thermometers and other items to the RiverLink offices. They dropped off all of these mercury-containing items:
Each resident who dropped off a thermometer or other mercury-containing device was given a free, digital thermometer.
Our goal was to get mercury fever thermometers out of homes where a broken thermometer can pollute indoor air and create health risks for residents.
The Health Center can help you establish a Worksite Wellness Program.
Worksite Wellness Programs can benefit area businesses and improve the health and well being of employees. Free consultation is also available in establishing walking programs at area worksites.
For more information, call the Health Center at 250-5045.