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News in Buncombe County, North Carolina
Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office, Asheville, North Carolina, to Equip Its Deputies with VIEVU Body-Worn Cameras from ...
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:00:00 -0700
The Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office in Asheville, North Carolina, will be equipping all of its patrol and Sheriff’s Community Enforcement Team deputies with VIEVU® LE3 body-worn cameras from Motorola Solutions, Inc.
2014 candidate endorsement roundup
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:20:48 -0700
Endorsements can be a handy tool showing which groups and individuals have publicly thrown their support behind a particular office-seeker. In this post we've compiled what was provided by some of the Buncombe County candidates and collected by Xpress.
Carolina Public Press hosts second Buncombe County News Exchange today
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:02:38 -0700
ASHEVILLE — Please join the award-winning journalists with Carolina Public Press for two meetups in Buncombe County — the eighth and ninth in The News Exchange series — to discuss in-depth and investigative news across Western North Carolina — especially the people, places and issues going overlooked and under-reported.
Gay marriages begin in NC
Sat, 11 Oct 2014 07:42:26 -0700
Minutes after a federal judge in Asheville struck down North Carolina's ban on same-sex marriages, Amy Cantrell and Lauren White rushed out of a county office with their newly printed marriage license and exchanged vows on the front steps, their two children in tow.
Commissioners spar over Register of Deeds Oct. 10 office hours
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:17:27 -0700
Emotions flared at the Buncombe County Board of Commissioner’s Oct. 21 meeting during a discussion about the extra hours the Register of Deeds office stayed open on Oct. 10 in anticipation of Judge Max Cogburn Jr.’s ruling against the ban on same-sex marriage in North Carolina. The office stayed open until 7 p.m., two hours past […]
Later today: Commissioners deliberate on funding for YMCA, Mountain Mobility
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:35:49 -0700
County commissioners will convene today, Oct. 21, to consider two financial decisions related to county and city institutions. The first concerns the Buncombe County Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) of Western North Carolina, which is seeking financial assistance for various upgrades and improvement projects, by way of Wisconsin: The organization is seeking the proceeds of […]
Judge strikes down NC gay marriage ban
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 19:02:37 -0700
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge in North Carolina struck down the state's gay marriage ban Friday, opening the way for the first same-sex weddings in the state to begin immediately.
Couples rush to wed as North Carolina gay marriage ban dumped
Sat, 11 Oct 2014 08:02:03 -0700
RALEIGH, N.C.—Minutes after a federal judge in Asheville struck down North Carolina’s ban on same-sex marriages, Amy Cantrell and Lauren White rushed out of a county office with their newly printed marriage licence and exchanged vows on the front steps, their two children in tow. “This is it folks,” exclaimed the Rev. Lisa Bovee-Kemper, a Unitarian Universalist minister from Asheville, to ...
Carolina Public Press to host News Exchange in Buncombe County
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 10:02:24 -0700
From CPP's event page: Please join the award-winning journalists with Carolina Public Press for two meetups in Buncombe County — the eighth and ninth in The News Exchange series — to discuss in-depth and investigative news across Western North Carolina — especially the people, places and issues going overlooked and under-reported.
Buncombe County Benefiting From Rise In Hard Cider Industry
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:20:13 -0700
In the age of craft beer and locally produced wines hard apple cider might be the drink of the moment.