News Bulletins

Voters can now get free photo ID cards from Buncombe County Board of Elections

Press release from Buncombe  County Government: Registered voters who do not have an acceptable identification card for voting in Buncombe County can now go to the Buncombe County Board of Elections office at 59 Woodfin Place, to get a free ID. Most voters have a North Carolina driver’s license, which is an acceptable form of […]

BCSO request for information

Press release from Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office: The Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance in locating and identifying the individuals in these photographs. These people are persons of interest in a larceny of motor vehicle report. This crime occurred on Rhinehart Road in the Candler community, and the vehicle was recovered in Canton North […]

Commissioners approve updates to Fire Protection & Prevention Ordinance

Pres release from Buncombe Co. Government: In a move that will align Buncombe County’s Fire Prevention and Protection Ordinance to North Carolina standards, the Board of Commissioners adopted revisions to the current ordinance and an updated open burning section. A comprehensive analysis was conducted in late 2022 by North Carolina Fire Chief Consulting and opportunities […]

Skyland Fire Department Safety Day set for Aug. 19

Press release from Skyland Fire & Rescue: The Skyland Fire Department Chief Officers and Safety Day Planning Committee are pleased to announce the Skyland Fire Department Safety Day presented by Hunter Subaru to be held Saturday August 19th from 11am-3pm at the Biltmore Church Arden Campus. The event will focus on safety around the home, fire […]

Public meeting to gather feedback on Downtown Public Restroom project set for Aug. 10

Press release from City of Asheville: The City of Asheville’s Capital Projects department is seeking public feedback on the Downtown Public Restroom project. The primary goal for the restroom facility is to provide a public restroom that is safe and accessible 24/7. This project is being funded with American Rescue Plan Act Funds. City Council […]

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