Tackling global warming in Buncombe County

I am encouraged by the Buncombe County commissioners’ resolution to take bold action to tackle global warming. North Carolina has a lot at stake when it comes to global warming, and already communities in Western North Carolina witnessed some of the worst flooding in 70 years this past summer. Scientists warn that extreme weather like […]

A turkey named Martha

Thanks to Stuart David and his letter to the editor [“Adopt a Turkey This Thanksgiving,” Nov. 13 Xpress], our family was able to have a turkey for Thanksgiving for the first time. Her name is Martha. She is described by the Farm Sanctuary as regal and affectionate. Her favorite foods are apple and corn on […]

Thankful for the Affordable Care Act

I want to extend my thanks to the wonderful folks at Blue Cross Blue Shield on Hendersonville Highway who helped me through Healthcare.gov this past Tuesday and got me signed up for a plan that will be almost $350 less than the plan I’ve been struggling to pay for the past several years. Not only […]

CORRECTION

In last week’s article, “The Twelve Plays of Christmas,” an incorrect date and ticket price was listed for Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol. The correct dates for the show are Wednesday through Sunday, Dec. 11-29; weekday and Saturday shows at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. The price per ticket is $12-$25, based on a […]