Buncombe County Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Habitat for Humanity to start 2017 Christmas Jam HouseCommunity Bulletin 57 mins ago 70 viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | Mountain Xpress

    Music continues to build houses and communities in Buncombe County thanks to the annual Warren Haynes Presents: The Christmas Jam . To date, more than $2.1 million in proceeds has built nearly 40 Habitat homes and helped offset infrastructure and development costs for entire Habitat neighborhoods in the Asheville area.

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  2. Invisible women: Buncombe County's forgotten female veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 26 | Mountain Xpress

    HELP IS OUT THERE: "Don't be afraid to reach out, don't be afraid to seek out what resources your community has," Army nurse veteran and Red Cross volunteer Fran Schlesinger encourages other women veterans to find what opportunities lie ahead after serving in the military. Photo by Kari Barrows ASHEVILLE - When Fran Schlesinger 's scholarship money ran out, she turned to the Army's student nurse program to complete her education - but she didn't tell her fellow students about it.

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  3. 2 students hospitalized after taking cold meds at schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 25 | WRAL.com

    A the Buncombe County Sheriff's Office report says other students told teachers about the ill students at North Buncombe High School.

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  4. Rentals in Haywood Road corridor to get reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 25 | Mountain Xpress

    ... In 2011, voters approved a 0.25-cent sales and use tax to go toward capital improvements at A-B Tech. Buncombe County was delegated the authority over that construction, and as it prepares for phase one of renovations to 11 buildings on the campus, ...

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  5. Ramp allows bingo lover to live at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 24 | Mountain Xpress

    AN EASIER ROUTE: Thanks to the efforts of the Council on Aging of Buncombe County, a local woman can use this ramp to stay in her home. Editor's note: As part of Xpress ' Nonprofit Issue, we asked local nonprofits to share a bright moment of 2017.

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  6. North Carolina editorial roundupRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 22 | Washington Times

    We're not sure how much good it will do to sue the pharmaceutical industry, but the opioid crisis has become so severe that we must try. Buncombe County has filed a federal lawsuit naming 23 firms, including five of the largest manufacturers of prescription opioids, the three largest wholesale drug distributors in the U.S., and their related companies.

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  7. Ambulance service gets initial thumbs-up from countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 22 | Mountain Xpress

    FFA IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Members of FFA at Enka and Owen high schools receive recognition at the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners meeting on Nov. 21. Photo by Carolyn Morrisroe "The south end of Buncombe County is full of people, and they are running one ambulance right now. When that one ambulance goes away - out of any fire district - somebody has to respond.

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  8. View Press ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Business Wire

    ... City Schools Foundation ; American Legion Baseball Post #70 ; Homeward Bound ; United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County ; Meals on Wheels of Asheville and Buncombe County ; Asheville Museum of Science ; and Children First/Communities in Schools . ...

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    Tuesday Nov 21 | WBTV

    ... observation watch. Smiley had been picked up on a probation violation Oct. 6 and died later that day. Buncombe County Sheriff Van Duncan says the department is making protocol changes, including training and taking inmates who report having ingested ...

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  10. Isaac Coleman grants spotlight grassroots groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | Mountain Xpress

    ... outcomes for people depending on their race," says Rachael Nygaard , director of strategic partnerships with Buncombe County. "What we know is that programs and services alone are not enough, that health and safety and well-being - those things that ...

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  11. Duke rate hike hearing rescheduledCarolyn Morrisroe 27 mins ago 40 viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | Mountain Xpress

    RALLYING AGAINST RATE HIKE: A demonstration outside the Buncombe County Courthouse in September outlined the reasons people opposed a 15 percent rate increase by Duke Energy Progress. The final hearing in that rate request was supposed to happen in Raleigh today, but has been postponed a week as the parties negotiate a settlement.

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  12. Moving from homelessness to stability and a better lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 18 | Mountain Xpress

    ... local nonprofits to share a bright moment of 2017. Homeward Bound is ending homelessness in Asheville and Buncombe County by moving individuals and families into housing and providing the support they need to stay there permanently. With the help of ...

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  13. Dedicated residents keep dream of a regional history museum aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | Mountain Xpress

    ... Although the effort lost some steam after that, Holland and local historian Ray Elingburg , a former Buncombe County clerk of superior court, scouted other sites and conducted feasibility studies. Those efforts, however, didn't bear fruit. ...

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  14. Man charged with stabbing fellow inmate with homemade shankRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... in prison, including assault on staff with a weapon and 10 infractions for fighting. White was sentenced in Buncombe County in 2008 to over 14 years in prison for attempted manslaughter, armed robbery, assault on an officer and habitual felon ...

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  15. Boy charged with stabbing sister to death after showing up at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | New York Post

    A North Carolina boy was charged in his older sister's brutal murder after he allegedly showed up covered in blood at a neighbor's home. The Buncombe County Sheriff's Office said the suspect knocked on a neighbor's door Saturday night in Weaverville, saying that someone killed his sister, news station WHNS reported .

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  16. Across the table: Asheville volunteers turn donated food into Thanksgiving feastsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | Mountain Xpress

    ... meal. Providing holiday dinners for the thousands of people in need in WNC seems like a monumental task - Buncombe County alone had an estimated 34,340 food-insecure residents in 2015, according to data from Feeding America. But local nonprofits ...

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  17. Suiting up: County files lawsuit against opioid industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | Mountain Xpress

    A lawsuit on behalf of the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners against manufacturers and distributors of opioids was officially filed in federal court on Tuesday, Nov. 14. The move comes just less than a month after commissioners unanimously approved pursuing litigation. "Today, Buncombe County has filed a federal lawsuit against the drug manufacturers and wholesale distributors that are responsible for fueling the opioid epidemic in our country and our county," stated commission Chair Brownie Newman .

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  18. Buncombe County sues opioid manufacturers, distributors Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | Burlington Times News

    A North Carolina county has filed a federal lawsuit against multiple drug manufacturers and distributors that it says are responsible for fueling the local opioid epidemic. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports Buncombe County commissioners and attorneys with the Dallas-based firm Baron and Budd announced the public nuisance lawsuit during a news conference Tuesday.

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  19. N. Carolina county sues opioid manufacturers, distributorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... that it says are responsible for fueling the local opioid epidemic. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports Buncombe County commissioners and attorneys with the Dallas-based firm Baron and Budd announced the public nuisance lawsuit during a news ...

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  20. North Carolina county files lawsuit against drug companies; attorney general speaks outRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | FOX Carolina

    ... urge Congress to repeal a law that stripped the DEA of the power to oversee these drug manufacturers. "Today Buncombe County is announcing we are filing a suit against some of the major wholesale pharmaceutical companies," Buncombe County Chairman ...

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