Buncombe County Newswire (Page 4)

Buncombe County Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Buncombe County, NC. (Page 4)

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  1. Explosion injures 2 firefightersRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 28 | The Robesonian

    Officials say two Buncombe County firefighters were injured when the burning phosphoric acid they found along the shoreline at Biltmore Lake exploded. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports dispatchers at the Buncombe County Emergency Operations Center report receiving a call around 6:46 p.m. Tuesday regarding a small fire.

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  2. 2 Buncombe firefighters hurt when phosphoric acid explodesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | WSOCTV

    ... offers and other content related to your specific geographic area. ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Officials say two Buncombe County firefighters were injured when the burning phosphoric acid they found along the shoreline at Biltmore Lake exploded. The ...

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  3. HB2 costs Asheville $1.6 million in lost bookings so far, says CVBRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Mountain Xpress

    The Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority met on April 27; CVB staff reported on HB2 impacts felt to date in local tourism industry. Photo by Virginia Daffron Between the nine group events that have canceled planned stays in Asheville since the state General Assembly passed House Bill 2 on March 23, and the six others that have withdrawn proposals to come to town, local lodging businesses have lost nearly 5,000 room nights of bookings and at least $1.6 million in direct revenues.

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  4. Energy Innovation Task Force charts WNC's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | Mountain Xpress

    ... utility provider has now entered into a groundbreaking collaborative partnership with the city of Asheville, Buncombe County and members of the Western North Carolina business and nonprofit communities to create new approaches to meeting the area's ...

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  5. Ray Dean ClarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Mr. Clark was born June 2, 1958, in Buncombe County, the son of the late Raymond Mitchell Clark and Elizabeth Jean Seay Clark. He was a lifelong resident of the Buncombe County area.

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  6. The Faith-Based Movement To Repeal North Carolina's Anti-Transgender BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 25 | ThinkProgress

    ... Beach-Ferrara - an openly gay United Church of Christ minister, LGBT activist, and Democratic nominee for Buncombe County commissioner - also spoke to the crowd. Protesters and other faith leaders then reportedly stormed the capitol, staging several ...

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  7. Stand Against RacismRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 24 | Mountain Xpress

    ... author and speaker David LaMotte and Mike Czeczot , former senior managing editor of Daytona Beach News . Buncombe County Register of Deeds Drew Reisinger , who was instrumental in creating an online database of slave ownership in the region, will ...

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  8. Farm & Garden: Spring herb festival brings together people, plants and productsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 24 | Mountain Xpress

    ... Agricultural Extension Service information booth will be staffed by local master gardeners certified by the Buncombe County Extension. The Asheville Herb Festival takes place Friday through Sunday, April 29-May 1, at the WNC Farmers Market. Parking ...

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  9. STATE v. ROMANORead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | FindLaw

    ... for Defendant-Appellee. Appeal by the State from an order entered 23 March 2015 by Judge R. Gregory Horne in Buncombe County Superior Court. Heard in the Court of Appeals 11 February 2016. Buncombe County, Nos. 14 CRS 80463-64. The State appeals ...

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  10. 200 attend meeting to learn more about HB2, how to fight itRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Mountain Xpress

    ... the Campaign for Southern Equality, Equality NC, the Human Rights Coalition, the NAACP of Asheville-Buncombe County, Tranzmission and the N.C. American Civil Liberties Union, which is fighting the law in court. About 200 people turned out to hear ...

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  11. NC Collection to host Asheville in the '80s discussion at Pack LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Mountain Xpress

    ... place for social action," notes Ann Von Brock , special projects manager for the United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County. "People's willingness to take on difficult issues was a tribute to the love and ownership they felt toward their community. ...

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  12. APD to host International Police Mountain Bike Association conference ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Mountain Xpress

    ... Duck Taco, Sam's Club, Pepsi, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, Asheville Fire Department, Buncombe County EMS, Explore Asheville, Gallery MIA, Skyland Fire Department, Zaxby's, Lenny's Subs, Buffalo Wild Wings, Buncombe County ...

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  13. Panel ponders innocence rule for prosecutorsRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2016 | The Robesonian

    ... evidence isn't new "even if this conclusion is later determined to have been erroneous." Advocates call a Buncombe County murder case a prime example of why North Carolina needs the rule. Five innocent men served prison terms in connection with a ...

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  14. Georgia Recording Artist RoseRoyce Rique Releases New Mixtape 'No Feature 4 Me 'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | PRWeb

    ... He laced his lyrics around childhood experiences and incidents that occurred while running the streets of Buncombe County. Relocating to Charlotte NC, in High School he honed his rap skills by visiting the cities hottest spots that hosted artist ...

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  15. RealignmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    The third and final realignment appeal to the North Carolina High School Athletic Association by seven of the eight members of the WNC Athletic Conference has been denied - and for the third time, without any reason. The NCHSAA realignment committee decided to break up the current eight-team WNCAC by forcing Tuscola, North Henderson and West Henderson into the Buncombe County-based Mountain Athletic Conference, which will make it a nine-team 3-A conference.

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  16. Balancing local tourism's costs and benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Mountain Xpress

    Even back in 1983, when state Sen. Martin Nesbitt introduced the legislation that created the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority, she recalls, there were fierce battles over how the TDA should spend the proceeds from the new hotel occupancy tax that would provide the agency's funding. "Marty said, 'We'll never get anywhere for tourism if we try to do everything,'" Anderson explains.

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  17. By party lines, Buncombe County bans the boxRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Mountain Xpress

    Buncombe County Commissioners approved a resolution, known as Ban the Box, that will remove a question about past criminal convictions. Candidates looking for work with Buncombe County will have one less question to answer on their application.

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  18. Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, Raleigh City Council Formally Oppose HB 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Independent Weekly

    ... 250 jobs A Technology company expansion to Wake County: up to 1,000 jobs A Technology company expansion in Buncombe County: $14.3 million A Lionsgate relocated pilot series from North Carolina: 100 jobs A Bruce Springsteen, Ringo Starr, Boston, and ...

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  19. Loving Latin as a way to teach vocabularyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Joannejacobs.com

    ... memorizing vocabulary lists. Chris Schmidt, a 3rd-5th grade gifted education teacher in North Carolina's Buncombe County district, uses a program called Caesar's English , writes Heitin. His students enjoy trying to "break the code." In seventh ...

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  20. Asheville police need help identifying these suspects.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | FOX Carolina

    ... identification of the suspects is encouraged to contact the Asheville Police Department at (828) 252-1110 or Buncombe County Crime Stoppers at (828) 255-5050.

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