Buncombe County Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Woman shot with own gun after confronting man at her homeRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Jacksonville Daily News

    The Buncombe County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man who shot a woman with her own gun after he tried to break into her home.

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  2. ARRAY(0x117ddce4)Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Talking About Politics

    ... look like and she has raised real money. She's also served in the General Assembly, was party chair of Buncombe County and serves as first vice-chair of the state party. Given her background and experience, Keever should be a shoo-in, but with the ...

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  3. New regional care center will provide mental ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    A Buncombe County community partnership has succeeded in securing just under $2 million in grant funding from the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services to open a new 24-hour urgent care center and crisis facility for mental health and addiction treatment in Asheville. The funding was awarded through the department's Crisis Solutions Initiative, a statewide effort to improve mental health and substance use crisis services.

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  4. From goggles to land conservation, Buncombe commissioners get an earfulRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Mountain Xpress

    The public-comment stretched nearly three hours at the Feb. 3 Buncombe County Board of Commissioners meeting, as a tsunami of local residents expressed their displeasure with two recent and highly controversial county decisions - the planned closure of the county's only indoor aquatic center, Zeugner, and the equestrian revisions to the animal-control ordinance. Citizens - including goggled swim-team members - overran the chambers, with 25 or so moving to the overflow seating set on the first floor.

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  5. Authorities investigate fire at National Guard ArmoryRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 3 | WMBF

    Investigators in Buncombe County are looking into a fire at the Armed Forces National Guard Armory that destroyed two armored vehicles valued at $1.7 million. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports the fire occurred shortly after 3 a.m. Tuesday at the armory, which is north of Asheville.

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  6. HealthRidge Pharmacy celebratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Asheville Citizen-Times

    ... Higgins said. After completing her studies at UNC Chapel Hill, Higgins located in the Swannanoa Valley in Buncombe County. Her work experience before opening her own pharmacy included time in major chains and at the county health department. "I ...

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  7. Tillis: Give firms more leeway on sanitation, other mandatesRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 3 | WLOS

    ... are justified in sometimes having their children skip vaccinations generally required for attending school. BUNCOMBE COUNTY, N.C. -- Continuing coverage of a major wreck that shutdown I-26 last week. The family of the truck driver involved in that ...

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  8. NC auditor: Better tracking needed on major IT projectsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 3 | WLOS

    ... projects that have been historically marked by delays, cost overruns and programs missing expectations. BUNCOMBE COUNTY, N.C. -- Continuing coverage of a major wreck that shutdown I-26 last week. The family of the truck driver involved in that ...

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  9. NC bills would rewrite redistricting methodRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 3 | WLOS

    ... right now in which lawmakers should be more willing to consider redistricting changes. SWANNANOA, N.C. -- Buncombe County Sheriff's Office deputies are conducting an investigation into an attempted robbery in Swannanoa. The call came into the ...

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  10. Former Charlotte mayor indicted for casting illegal voteRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 3 | WLOS

    ... $50,000 from FBI undercover agents, but had not yet started serving his prison sentence. SWANNANOA, N.C. -- Buncombe County Sheriff's Office deputies are conducting an investigation into an attempted robbery in Swannanoa. The call came into the ...

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  11. NC to get $21M as states, feds settle S&P ratings complaintsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 3 | WLOS

    ... the 2008 financial crisis by giving high ratings to high-risk mortgage securities. SWANNANOA, N.C. -- Buncombe County Sheriff's Office deputies are conducting an investigation into an attempted robbery in Swannanoa. The call came into the Sheriff's ...

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  12. Asheville Council lays out hopes for the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Mountain Xpress

    After scarfing down some sandwiches, Asheville City Council and a number of city staff reconvened Jan. 30 in the Banquet Hall of the U.S. Cellular Center to discuss 2015 priorities and goals. During the afternoon session of an all-day retreat, every Council member made a short presentation about the changes they wished to see this year - and some people found them oddly reminiscent of campaign speeches.

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  13. McCrory will tout tax credits for historic businesses, homesRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | WLOS

    ... the Senate declined to keep the measure alive. Senate Republicans have generally resisted similar credits. BUNCOMBE COUNTY, N.C. -- As the measles outbreak across the country continues to grow, many parents in Buncombe County continue to opt out of ...

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  14. 2 firms seek NC approval to test offshore oil, gas depositsRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | WLOS

    ... for oil and gas off the southeastern coast including near the states of North Carolina and Virginia. BUNCOMBE COUNTY, N.C. -- As the measles outbreak across the country continues to grow, many parents in Buncombe County continue to opt out of ...

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  15. Upcoming photo ID requirement to vote in NC weighed in courtRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | WLOS

    ... photo ID is similar to the current requirement that people give their names and addresses at their precinct. BUNCOMBE COUNTY, N.C. -- As the measles outbreak across the country continues to grow, many parents in Buncombe County continue to opt out ...

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  16. 2 arrested in killing of couple who owned NC mattress storeRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | WLOS

    ... five months earlier at their Charlotte mattress store where one of the suspects was shot in the stomach. BUNCOMBE COUNTY, N.C. -- As the measles outbreak across the country continues to grow, many parents in Buncombe County continue to opt out of ...

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  17. 4-year-old found dead after fire; more details releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    ... body was found in a mobile home that burned Wednesday morning. A woman was also badly burned in the fire. Buncombe County Deputy Fire Marshal Terry Gengery said the autopsy results are not yet available for the 4-year-old child. The woman is in the ...

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  18. Rabies case confirmed in Buncombe Co.Read the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | FOX Carolina

    ... have exposed other animals and people. Anyone who have have had contact with the animal is asked to call the Buncombe County Sheriff's Office at 828-250-6670.

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  19. NC board asks feds to end red wolf reintroduction programRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | WLOS

    ... we are following for you today. Investigators continue to look for what caused a deadly mobile home fire in Buncombe County. They say the three-year-old boy found inside likely died of smoke inhalation. Charges against five Word of Faith church ...

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  20. US Airways flight returns to Austin, landing gear issueRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | WLOS

    ... are following for you today. It is still not clear what started a fire that killed a three-year-old boy in Buncombe County. Flames ripped through a mobile home on Boyd Cove Road in the Leicester Community. A former little league baseball coach faces ...

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