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The School Board Watch – Budget and Facility Needs

May 25, 2015, No comments

By Lisa Baldwin- The May Buncombe County school board meeting began with a budget work session and report on school capacity. Presentations by admini ...


City hires Texas company to plan riverfront zoning

May 20, 2015, No comments

The future Haywood Road corridor according to the form based zoning code devised by Code Studios of Austin, TX. The city has now retained Code Studios ...


County mum on Woodfin gun range

May 19, 2015, No comments

By James Matthews- Work on a proposed gun range continues, despite no communication between Buncombe County and the Town of Woodfin. After repeated a ...


Building Capacity through Inefficiencies

May 19, 2015, No comments

By Leslee Kulba- Government is abdication. It is the consent of the governed to realize economies of scale for achievements. As an abstraction, it op ...

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Pardee Hospital Foundation Raises Over $75,000

May 19, 2015, No comments

Pardee Hospital Foundation Raises Over $75,000 at 20th Annual Tournament of Champions- Pardee Hospital Foundation’s 20th Annual Tournament of Champi ...

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Saluda Readies for 12th Annual Saluda Arts Festival

May 19, 2015, No comments

Explore and discover exceptional talent at the 12th annual Saluda Arts Festival exhibiting a record number of artists showing a variety of art mediums ...


Waterfall treks churn ahead in DuPont Forest

May 19, 2015, No comments

By Pete Zamplas- Waterfall trekking in DuPont State Recreational Forest churns ahead like the fast-flowing water itself this warming spring, followin ...

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A Ticking Time Bomb

May 19, 2015, No comments

By Don Mallicoat- It’s early Spring and it’s that time we issue warnings to those that spend time in the outdoors. We advise you to leave young a ...


Parental Rights And ‘The Kite Runner’ Controversy

May 19, 2015, No comments

By Lisa Baldwin- Buncombe’s School Board Policy 3210 allows parents to question supplemental materials used in the classroom. And that’s exactly ...