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News in Buncombe County, North Carolina
Owner of popular NC Harley Davidson stores dies in motorcycle accident
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 15:54:37 -0700
BUNCOMBE COUNTY, N.C. — The owner of two popular Harley Davidson stores in North Carolina died in a motorcycle crash near Asheville on Friday. WLOS-TV reported that 78-year-old Don Tilley died in the crash near Mile Post 394 on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Buncombe County. Authorities said the wreck happened around 8 p.m. Friday. […]
North Carolina Representative Tim Moffitt Visits Aeroflow Healthcare
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:45:48 -0700
Tim Moffitt, representing in North Carolina, spent time with Aeroflow Healthcare to get an overview of the Asheville based DME company and to discuss how the ever changing landscape of healthcare legislation could impact DME providers such as Aeroflow. (PRWeb August 29, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/congressman-moffitt/aeroflow-healthcare/prweb12129129.htm
Don Tilley Dies in Accident
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 13:41:02 -0700
Don Tilley, the legendary race tuner and Tilley Harley-Davidson owner from Statesville, North Carolina, died Friday from injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident on the Blue Ridge Parkway near Asheville according to newspaper reports and his dealership’s website.
Statehouse candidates debate: Ramsey vs. Ager
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:20:52 -0700
There wasn’t much tension between Nathan Ramsey and John Ager at the Council of Independent Business Owners’s early-morning debate, Friday, Aug. 29 perhaps because of a personal history. “John’s my neighbor,” said Ramsey. “I’ve known John since I was probably about two years old.” Not only are the two candidates personal acquaintances, both grew up in the […]
Buncombe Register of Deeds Drew Reisinger takes the heat for snow days
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 07:39:03 -0700
It’s been a hard few months for Buncombe County Register of Deeds Drew Reisinger. His office remains under intense scrutiny following the news that Reisinger, an elected official, closed the Deeds office in February during inclement weather and a governor-declared State of Emergency. No other Buncombe County department closed at the time. Buncombe officials later responded to the apparent […]
Video roundup: Locals take the ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:08:53 -0700
Over the last few weeks, a range of local notables have been participating in the “Ice Bucket Challenge.” Started by the nonprofit ALS Association to raise money and awareness to fight amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a lethal disorder also know as Lou Gehrig’s disease, participants agree to be dumped with a bucket of ice water. […]
Many Buncombe County students share textbooks
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 04:23:03 -0700
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Many Buncombe County students will be sharing textbooks this year. The Asheville Citizen-Times reported (http://avlne.ws/1mIvX8O) that many other students will be using textbooks that are more than 10 years old.
The Asheville Citizen-Times reported ( http://avlne.ws/1mIvX8O
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 07:40:58 -0700
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Many Buncombe County students will be sharing textbooks this year. ) that many other students will be using textbooks that are more than 10 years old.
Latest mosquito virus may be as close as your backyard
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 21:20:41 -0700
The latest mosquito-carried virus, Chikungunya, has infected one person in Buncombe County.
Tourism industry sees increase
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:26:10 -0700
RALEIGH — Carteret County’s tourism industry grew last year at the largest rate in two decades, according to data from the N.C. Commerce Department’s Division of Tourism, Film and Sports Development.