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Buncombe County Wins Award of Excellence

Photo of first place award.Buncombe County Government was among 17 North Carolina governments to earn recognition in the 5th North Carolina City & County Communicators’ (NC3C) Excellence in Communications Awards. The awards were presented Thursday, March 21 at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro as part NC3C’s annual Spring Conference.

This year’s award ceremony showcased the best of the best in communications in North Carolina from special events to videos to projects that were creative but did not cost much money or anything at all.

Categories included TV & Videos, Communication Technology, Special Events, Printed Publications, Most Creative Project for the Least Amount of Funds, Citizen Participation, Community Visioning, Marketing Tools, and Communications Plan.

Buncombe County received two awards in:

  • The category of TV Interview/Talk Show for “Bill Stanley, 24 Years of Public Service”
  • The category of Electronic External Newsletter for the Ezine     

Judges for the NC3C Excellence in Communications Awards were government communication professionals from Missouri, Florida, Texas, Colorado and Tennessee.  Each judge had previously won first or second-place in the national Savvy Awards, presented annually by the City-County Communications and Marketing Association.

The purpose of North Carolina City & County Communicators is to encourage professional development and networking among local governmental communications professionals. The organization is made up of government professional communicators from around the state. 

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