Buncombe County Newswire (Page 9)

Buncombe County Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Buncombe County, NC. (Page 9)

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  1. DA: Officer charged after claims of excessive use of force by APD in incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | WBTV

    Buncombe County District Attorney Todd Williams said Thursday that charges had been filed in connection with an incident in Asheville that has left many residents outraged and seeking answers. The Asheville City Council has released a statement to the community after claims of excessive use of force by the Asheville Police Department.

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  2. Help police locate woman missing out of AshevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | FOX Carolina

    Officers said she is likely operating a silver, 4-door 2011 Mazda 6 with a Kentucky license plate that reads, "735TTG." Anyone with information regarding Huff's whereabouts is asked to contact the Asheville Police Department at (8282) 252-1110 or Buncombe County Crime Stoppers at (828) 255-5050.

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  3. Community anger spills over during APD advisory committee meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | Mountain Xpress

    ... then we come back again." Rondell Lance , the president of the Fraternal Order of Police and a candidate for Buncombe County Sheriff, said the video is disgusting and broke his heart. OUT IN FORCE: A large crowd of Asheville residents attended the ...

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  4. NC county was unware ex-con could not run for sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | The Virginian-Pilot

    A North Carolina sheriff candidate had been allowed to run until election staff learned about a state law prohibiting ex-convicts from holding the office. The Citizen Times reports the Buncombe County Board of Election Services ejected 64-year-old Michael Morgan at an emergency meeting Tuesday.

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  5. Commissioners express concern over APD videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | Mountain Xpress

    ... Grants, a program intended to help level the outcomes associated with black and white residents of Buncombe County through targeted investment in local grassroots organizations. "I looked forward to this evening with great enthusiasm," said ...

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  6. Morgan's sheriff bid canceled in emergency meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | Mountain Xpress

    I FOUGHT THE LAW: Micheal Morgan with supporter Matt Magoo after Morgan's candidacy was canceled by the Buncombe County Board of Elections. The board said the state constitution prohibits former felons such as Morgan from serving as sheriff, though filing forms don't make that clear.

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  7. Woman's house destroyed by fire days after her parents killed in wreckRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2018 | WICU12 Erie

    A Buncombe County family suffers yet another setback just a week following the crash that killed Roger and Judy Rector. Saturday morning, fire gutted daughter Gwen Goldthwaite's home on Bradshaw Circle in Candler which only adds to the sadness.

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  8. Commissioners to get update on Isaac Coleman grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | Mountain Xpress

    TAKING IT TO THE STREETS: Participants in the Word on the Street program, which has benefited from Isaac Coleman grant funding, produce stories and video for a bilingual online magazine. Photo by Sekou Coleman courtesy of Asheville Writers in the Schools and Community On March 6, Buncombe County commissioners are scheduled to hear from recipients of the first round of Isaac Coleman grant funding, an investment of $635,426 that the county awarded to seven local grassroots organizations in June 2017.

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  9. County looks for tangible ways to accomplish sustainability goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2018 | Mountain Xpress

    ... of the Asheville Eye Associates building at 8 Medical Park Drive. Photo by Warner Photography In December, Buncombe County established an ambitious goal, as county commissioners resolved to run all government operations on renewable energy sources ...

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  10. Powerful winds to continue through night in mountains, foothillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | WSOCTV

    Those in the high country are bracing for another night where winds could be as strong as a Category 1 hurricane. Winds in Burke County, Rowan County, Avery County and Buncombe County had wind gusts of more than 50 miles per hour.

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  11. City Council to weigh in on gun violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | Mountain Xpress

    ... rounds of local government boards recently. He spoke at the Hendersonville City Council on Feb. 6, at the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners on Feb. 20 (see " McGrady is co-chairing the committee to explore incentives for regionalization of ... 3 comments

  12. Foothills Fugitives video series aims to locate criminals with outstanding warrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | The Taylorsville Times

    ... some of our old warrants served on people who are typically hard to find. I saw a similar video produced by Buncombe County and thought it would be a great tool for our office as well. The idea was pitched to the Crime Stoppers board and they loved ...

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  13. McGrady talks regional water systems at County CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | Mountain Xpress

    WATER ISSUES: Rep. Chuck McGrady addresses the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners on Feb. 20 to report on a new committee geared toward regionalization of water and sewer systems. Photo by David Floyd State Rep. Chuck McGrady is making the rounds of local governing bodies to talk about a study committee he is co-chairing to explore incentives for regionalization of sewer and water systems.

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  14. Faithful flock to Graham library, mountain homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | WRAL.com

    ... Jesus, and it's certainly something we learn from him as well," Barnard said. People who visited Montreat in Buncombe County, which Graham called home for some 70 years, expressed similar sentiments, saying he never stopped humbling himself before ...

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  15. ASAP kicks off 2018 growing season with Eighth CSA Fair March 15 at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | Mountain Xpress

    ... on-farm CSA pick-up, farm tours, member work days, or end of season celebrations. Meridith Miller , a Buncombe County resident who has attended and volunteered at previous CSA Fairs, values the interactions with farmers. "Getting to see all the ...

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  16. in Re: S.G.V.S. and D.D.R.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | FindLaw

    ... care social worker testified that Respondent had a pending criminal charge of second-degree trespassing in Buncombe County, and her trial was calendared for 18 January 2017. When it became apparent that there was not enough time remaining to ...

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  17. Planning Board approves traffic study requirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2018 | Mountain Xpress

    YELLOW LIGHT: Members of the Buncombe County Planning Board voted on Feb. 19 to approve an amendment to the county zoning ordinance that would require developers to submit a traffic impact study for residential developments with more than 75 units. Photo by David Floyd In a move one county resident in attendance called "worthy of a hallelujah chorus," the Buncombe County Planning Board approved a zoning amendment on Feb. 19 that would require developers to submit a traffic impact study if they are seeking approval for a development with more than 75 residential units.

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  18. County to consider bonds to pay for school projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2018 | Mountain Xpress

    FINDING FUNDING: During its Feb. 20 meeting, the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners will consider issuing limited obligation bonds to finance $60 million in projects, including major renovations at Asheville High School. Photo by Virginia Daffron Seeking a way to pay for about $60 million worth of projects that have been approved over the past few years, the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners will consider issuing limited obligation bonds during its meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 20. Commissioners approved about $46.7 million for major renovations at Asheville High School, Community High School and Montford North Star Academy.

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  19. Hidden hazards: Is your home making you sick?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2018 | Mountain Xpress

    ... can't be dissipated." We would never knowingly put our families or ourselves at risk, yet thousands of Buncombe County residents do it every day. "There's a lot of unhealthiness among conditions inside houses," says Rick Bayless , whose company, A ...

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  20. T.C. Roberson High School bands receives $1,000 for contributions to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2018 | Mountain Xpress

    ... the most out of the 14 participating schools. The blankets will be given to those in need throughout Buncombe County who are facing this winter without shelter and heat. Ingles Markets provided the donation to be awarded toward Tools for Schools so ...

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