Buncombe County Newswire (Page 3)

Buncombe County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Buncombe County, NC. (Page 3)

Results 41 - 60 of 1,886 in Buncombe County, NC

  1. Inmate recaptured after escape sentenced to 20 yearsRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 14 | WBTV

    An escaped inmate captured in North Carolina after police found him sitting outside a doctor's office will serve up to 20 years in prison for charges stemming from before and after his escape. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports that Buncombe County District Attorney Todd Williams' office says 42-year-old Michael Lee Calloway was sentenced Monday to 15-20 years in prison.

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  2. Columbus County inmate stabbed with broken broomRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 13 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... is also an inmate, but no charges have been made in the case yet. White was convicted in April of 2008 in Buncombe County of assault on a policeman, robbery with a dangerous weapon, and manslaughter. Since Oct. 30, 1964, WWAY has served southeastern ...

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  3. Columbus County inmate repeatedly stabbed with broken broom handleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... the incident. No arrests have been made and no charges have been filed at this time. White was sentenced in Buncombe County in 2006 to over 14 years in prison for attempted manslaughter, armed robbery, assault on an officer and habitual felon ...

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  4. Hate crimes rose for 2nd year in a row in 2016, FBI reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | FOX Carolina

    ... and Robert Tolbert thought they were done having kids. But life had other plans for the Maryland couple. The Buncombe County Sheriff's Office said a juvenile has been charged with first degree murder after his sister was found dead in Weaverville ...

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  5. RAD lodging, apartment project to take center stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 13 | Mountain Xpress

    ... to pay for one additional year of the DWI Task Force, a joint effort of the Asheville Police Department and Buncombe County Sheriff's Office. The task force began operating in 2014 after receiving a grant from the North Carolina Governor's Highway ...

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  6. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | FOX Carolina

    ... January to start his own consulting firm. He's seen as an expert on government health care regulation. The Buncombe County Sheriff's Office said a juvenile has been charged with first degree murder after his sister was found dead in Weaverville ...

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  7. Trump embraces Duterte as Asia trip winds downRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | FOX Carolina

    ... next to him or her, briefly baffled Trump, who then laughed as he figured out where to place his arms. The Buncombe County Sheriff's Office said a juvenile has been charged with first degree murder after his sister was found dead in Weaverville ...

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  8. North Carolina State Health Coordinating Council Votes on Proposed 2018 State Medical Facilities PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | JD Supra

    ... Piedmont, OR need determinations are expected for Wake, Durham and Orange Counties. Western North Carolina's Buncombe County (Asheville) is also expected to see a two OR need determination. Hospitals in Mecklenburg, Moore and Orange Counties ...

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  9. North Carolina woman turns herself in after husband's deathRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2017 | WBTV

    The wife of a North Carolina surgeon who was shot and killed last summer has turned herself in to police. Local media outlets report the Buncombe County magistrate's office said 67-year-old Brenda Kay McCutcheon turned herself in on Thursday.

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  10. Stop and go: Apartments stall, townhomes get green lightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | Mountain Xpress

    During a more than three-hour meeting, a nearly standing-room-only crowd waited as the Buncombe County Board of Adjustment deliberated two housing development projects on Wednesday, Nov. 8. Amid crowd jeers, pleas to halt development and the usual frustrations about traffic, a 62-townhome project in Arden moved forward, while a 296-unit apartment complex in the north Asheville area will return for consideration in December. A proposed 296-unit apartment complex will ultimately need a jump-start from a North Carolina Department of Transportation study if it wants to get back on track.

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  11. Listen to 911 call placed by wife now charged with murder in death of NC plastic surgeonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | FOX Carolina

    ... where it was later recovered. Brenda McCutcheon since moved to Tennessee after the death. Court officials in Buncombe County confirmed McCutcheon turned herself in to the Buncombe County Detention Center around 6:40 a.m. Thursday.

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  12. Senators plan full debate on N Carolina judicial proposalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | WBT-AM Charlotte

    ... who are registered Democrats are more frequently elected. Democratic Sen. Terry Van Duyn asked Burr why Buncombe County was split into two District Court districts in which four of the seven seats covered the Republican areas of her county. ``It is ...

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  13. Wife Wanted In Shooting Death Of Husband With Fayetteville TiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | 5NEWSonline.com

    The wife of a former Arkansan has been indicted for first-degree murder in her husband's July 2016 murder in Asheville. A warrant was issued Wednesday for Brenda Kay McCutcheon by the Buncombe County Magistrate's Office, according to CNN affiliate WLOS .

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  14. Diversity, experience win Asheville City Council contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Mountain Xpress

    ... ran higher than in the past two municipal general elections, at 19,633 out of 84,814 registered voters in Buncombe County municipalities, or 23 percent. In the 2015 general election, 14,080 registered voters cast ballots, or 17 percent. In 2013, ...

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  15. No agenda: Newman stripped of procedural powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Mountain Xpress

    The Buncombe County Board of Commissioners voted to repeal a power previously held by the chairman during its meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 7. While commissioners cited the move as a continuance of transparency measures amid the county's managerial transition, Chair Brownie Newman hinted at another motivation for the move and cast the lone vote against the policy. Last month, Newman floated proposed changes to the county's personnel ordinance that would have put a moratorium on cost-of-living increases for senior management and cut commissioners' salaries, among other amendments.

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  16. 2017 municipal election results, reactions - with updatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | Mountain Xpress

    GENERAL ELECTION DAY: Voters in Buncombe County went to the polls on Nov. 7 to cast ballots for a variety of municipal races, including Asheville mayor and City Council at polling places such as the First Congregational Church on Oak Street in Asheville. Photo by Carolyn Morrisroe As the polls close at 7:30 p.m. in Buncombe County for municipal general election, six candidates are hoping for a seat on Asheville City Council and two candidates are in the running for Asheville mayor, while a handful of other town throughout the county will also elect new representatives.

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  17. Raccoon spotted in maple tree in Caldwell County, NCRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2017 | FOX Carolina

    ... in contact with a wild or strange animal, avoid contact with both animals. If this occurs, residents in Buncombe County should call the Buncombe County Sheriff's office at 250-6670. City of Asheville residents can call the Asheville Police ...

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  18. Xavier Swinton.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2017 | FOX Carolina

    ... along with two other people. An official with the U.S. Marshal's office confirms, Swinton was wanted in Buncombe County for assault on a government official with physical injury and carrying a concealed weapon. The officer in the video said Swinton ...

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  19. [NC] HCSO had zero tolerance for Deputy Burton's domestic violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2017 | Behind The Blue WAll

    ... violence charge Tuesday. Cory Thomas Burton faces one charge of assault on a female. He is being held in the Buncombe County Detention Facility under no bond... His employment with the sheriff's office has since been terminated, said department ...

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  20. Gerrymander 5K calls out skewed districtingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | Mountain Xpress

    OUT DISTRICT LINES: Alana Pierce of the Asheville-Buncombe County chapter of the League of Women Voters speaks to participants of last Saturday's Gerrymander 5K. Photo by Sammy Feldblum Not long ago, Western North Carolina's 11th Congressional District was disputed turf.

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