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News in Buncombe County, North Carolina

People of Van Buren County | Stuarts settled on 160 acres north of town
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:12:40 -0700

Benjamin Othed Stuart was born Dec. 15, 1829, in Buncombe County, North Carolina, and he married Marinda Avalin Godfrey in Morganton, Fannin County, Georgia, June 16, 1861.

Movie filming starts soon in downtown Asheville
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:43:26 -0700

Excitement is building in western North Carolina as Asheville prepares to turn its downtown into a movie set.

Why we have state-maintained roads
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:50:01 -0700

Editor’s note: The second part of a Focus piece on roads in Randolph County continues today, examining the history of state-maintained roads and the down and dirty on county roads.

Ladson man arrested in North Carolina on felony bigamy charge
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:50:26 -0700

A Ladson man has been arrested in North Carolina on a felony bigamy charge. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports that a warrant at the Buncombe County magistrate's office says 32-year-old Michael Dean Duncan of Ladson was charged Monday.

Buncombe County reports first case of virus found only in mosquitos outside the U.S.
Fri, 27 Jun 2014 20:07:16 -0700

Buncombe County is reporting its first case of Chikungunya, a mosquito-borne illness carried by insects outside the United States.

State has more than 5,100 substandard bridges
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 07:24:04 -0700

CHARLOTTE -- Despite North Carolina investing nearly $500 million in state and federal funds to replace and repair bridges last year, more than 5,100 of the state's bridges still remain substandard.

Christensen: NC voters reflect demographic shift
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:51:52 -0700

Nearly half of North Carolina voters in the last election were born somewhere else, a fact that is particularly evident in fast growing metropolitan areas such as the Triangle. Click to Continue »

Vigilante or vindicator? One man's bid to root out voter fraud
Fri, 04 Jul 2014 06:43:59 -0700

To Jay DeLancy, North Carolina is fraught with voter fraud and the state is doing nothing about it.

Mosquito-borne virus reported in Buncombe County
Mon, 30 Jun 2014 16:10:48 -0700

CHARLOTTE — A third case of a mosquito-borne virus that can sicken victims for weeks has been confirmed in North Carolina. The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services confirmed Monday that a Buncombe County resident has contracted chikungunya.

1 killed in ATV accident
Sat, 28 Jun 2014 14:06:02 -0700

A North Carolina man died Saturday when his ATV crashed.