Buncombe County Newswire (Page 5)

Buncombe County Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Buncombe County, NC. (Page 5)

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  1. Sandra Wallin ClementsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 | The Greenville Sun

    Sandy was a 30-year employee of the Buncombe County Sheriff's department, retiring with the rank of lieutenant and having held many positions with the Department. She was known by her associates as a professional fully dedicated employee in the various positions she held during 30-years of service, which included training many of those who began their career with the department.


  2. The Latest: North Carolina reports over 10K power outagesRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2017 | WBT-AM Charlotte

    Buncombe County in the western part of the state had about 2,900 outages, while Forsyth County to the east had 2,300. In the mountains, Macon and Mitchell counties had about 1,000 outages each.


  3. How local organizers shifted Asheville politics to the leftRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 | Mountain Xpress

    ... Democrats are showing up in disproportionately high numbers. Graphics by Able Allen with data from the Buncombe County Board of Elections ASHEVILLE - These days, it seems, a conservative candidate has about as much chance of winning a seat on ...


  4. Buncombe County sets renewable energy goalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | Mountain Xpress

    LOOKING TO THE FUTURE: Students from Youth for Environmental Stewardship present a petition to the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners on Dec. 5. Photo by David Floyd Near the end of an approximately three-hour Buncombe County Board of Commissioners meeting on Dec. 5, about a dozen students from high schools in the county gathered around a microphone to make a point to their commissioners. They held petitions with signatures from about 1,800 high school students, college students and community members who support establishing a deadline for the county and community to operate entirely from renewable energy sources.


  5. North Carolina authorities charge caterer with embezzlementRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2017 | WBTV

    ... investigators say that from 2011 to 2017, Parrott aided her company in misapplying and converting state and Buncombe County sales tax to its own use. Parrott posted her $100,000 bail Tuesday. She told the newspaper on Wednesday that she never ...


  6. Family agrees to preserve western North Carolina mountainRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2017 | WBTV

    The Asheville Citizen-Times reported the group Conserving Carolina and the Lyda family of Henderson County have agreed to protect 476 acres on the Bearwallow Mountain summit. The family has placed a conservation easement with the land trust, allowing the family to continue to graze their cattle as they have since the 1930s on the property on the Henderson-Buncombe county line.


  7. More N.C. counties pursue, consider lawsuits in opioid crisis Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | Burlington Times News

    ... tate governments across the country have filed litigation amid the opioid crisis, including North Carolina's Buncombe County in November.


  8. More counties pursue, consider suing amid opioid crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    ... governments across the country have filed litigation amid the opioid crisis, including North Carolina's Buncombe County in November. All content submitted must be your original work. You warrant that you are the sole owner of all rights in any ...


  9. Xpress presents: The complete 2017 Asheville Innovators listRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 | Mountain Xpress

    ... college, I worked at NewsRadio 570 WWNC as an anchor/reporter and covered Asheville City Council and the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners starting in 2004. During that time I also completed WCU's Master of Public Administration program. You ...


  10. Kevin Mahoney (front left) of Sunrise Community for Recovery and Wellness.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2017 | Mountain Xpress

    ... committees and tactically deployed in the new Family Justice Center for felony drug diversion, in the Buncombe County Detention Facility for group and Moral Reconation [a recovery coaching technique] work and in a recovery community center on North ...


  11. Police officer fatally shoots suspect in North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... an who's on paid administrative leave. Officials identified the suspect as 32-year-old Rufus Cedric Baker of Buncombe County.


  12. Reality Check: Does protesting create lasting political changes?Read the original story

    Dec 1, 2017 | WICU12 Erie

    ... and ,over time, it begins to consume itself," Dr. Carl Mumpower argued. Mumpower is chairman of the Buncombe County Republican party and also a Vietnam War veteran. Being a veteran of the Vietnam War, a war that politically divided the nation, he ...


  13. Involuntary manslaughter charge issued 10 months after deathRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2017 | WBTV

    The Asheville Citizen-Times reports that Buncombe County sheriff's deputies arrested 55-year-old Robert Ernest Johnson on Tuesday, nearly 10 months after 62-year-old Robert Lee Thompson was found dead on the floor of his Asheville home. A Feb. 4 search warrant says Thompson looked as if he had been recently beaten, and witnesses at the scene said he had been involved in a fight the night before.


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

    Nov 30, 2017 | 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.


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

    Nov 26, 2017 | 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.


  16. 2 students hospitalized after taking cold meds at schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2017 | WRAL.com

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


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

    Nov 25, 2017 | 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, ...


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

    Nov 24, 2017 | 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.


  19. North Carolina editorial roundupRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2017 | 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.


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

    Nov 22, 2017 | 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.