Local fire taxes in motion
Residents of five fire districts in suburban and rural parts of Buncombe County would see property tax increases and those in 10 districts would see reductions under requests to be considered by the Board of Commissioners later this month.
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Asheville Legion loses 3rd straight
Asheville had more hits than Hickory and Christ School graduate Christian Jewkes was 2-for-3 with his second home run of the season.
Mum's the word: Public gives little feedback on Buncombe budget plan
Buncombe County commissioners held a June 4 public hearing on their $337 million budget proposal, but they didn't hear much from the public.
Buncombe board considers Enka property purchase, televised meetings
ASHEVILLE The Enka school district came one step closer Thursday night to getting a long-awaited intermediate school for fifth and sixth-graders that supporters say will relieve overcrowding in three area schools.
Buncombe County announces three new principals
The Buncombe County Board of Education approved the appointment of three principals for the 2013-14 school year at a special called meeting held Tuesday, June 4. The newly appointed principals will serve at Enka Middle School, Haw Creek Elementary, and Woodfin Elementary.
Candler death, fire raise suspicion
Authorities late Tuesday were trying to determine what killed a person found dead at the scene of a suspicious house fire.
Public gives little feedback on Buncombe budget plan
The Buncombe County Board of Commissioners held a June 4 public hearing on their $337 million budget proposal , but they didn't hear much from the public.
Buncombe names 42 teachers of the year
A reception celebrating 42 teachers of the year for Buncombe County Schools was held earlier this month at the Buncombe County Schools Central Office.
Buncombe schools receive grants
ASHEVILLE - Two local charitable funds have announced plans to provide grants to six Buncombe County Schools this month.
A-B Tech business camps seek applicants
A-B Tech's Small Business Center is now accepting applications for its weeklong summer day camps for middle and high school students interested in business ownership.
Workers at NC recycling plant find man's body
Authorities say workers at the American Recycling plant in Enka found the body in cardboard waste being separated Friday morning.
The Biltmore Lake Charitable Fund is awarding over $47,000 in grants to schools in the Enka District to advance student engagement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics: Candler Elementary will receive $13,000 to purchase iPad technology, including probes, a wireless microscope and other scientific measurement devices, plus an ... (more)