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New Edition of Buncombe Life Magazine Now Available!

Buncombe County Government is always striving to make things easier for our citizens. In the Fall/Winter 2012 edition of Buncombe Life, we have included tons of information about our county services that can make your life easier.

In this issue:

  • Courthouse Life Safety Tower complete - phase 2 of build to begin.
  • Request your vital records online - find out how!
  • BCTV has reached a milestone - 500 videos! 
  • We have an Election Guide inside for you. Find your polling location with the new mobile voter website.
  • List of children's storytimes.
  • Find a library near you.
  • Almost time for flu shots.
  • Sheriff's patrol goes green - read all about it.
  • Seniors, you may be eligible for tax relief. 
  • Know where to recycle? 
  • Ladies, you could be eligible for a free mammogram! 
  • What you need to do to get a septic, well or building permit.
  • Apply for food assistance or Medicaid without leaving home.
  • Looking for a phone number? Get in touch with us using the phone number list on the back page. We even list other useful numbers, such as the Courthouse, DMV & local municipality numbers.

We invite you to explore the Fall/Winter 2012 edition of Buncombe Life – available in all County offices including branch libraries. You may also view it online at