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  • n  unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements)

  • Prominent New Yorkers connected with traffic statistics say the London contention is buncombe.
  • Close your columns to the claptrap and buncombe of the politicians.
  • It can be an exciting business even a lot of fun in its extravagant buncombe intermixed with tense concentration on the highest power stakes.
News & Articles

  • Buncombe school positions filled
    ASHEVILLE — The Buncombe County school board recently filled six key positions, vacancies created by a series of retirements.
    June 11, 2013 - Asheville Citizen-Times
  • Mum’s the word: Public gives little feedback on Buncombe budget plan
    Buncombe County commissioners held a June 4 public hearing on their $337 million budget proposal, but they didn’t hear much from the public. Only a few residents stood up to the podium to make their views known during the short session. The plan for the 2013-14 fiscal year, which begins July 1, calls for raising the property tax rate by roughly 15 percent to cover a drop in property values ...
    June 11, 2013 - Mountain Xpress
  • Tax time: Buncombe’s towns wrestle with budget season
    For cities and towns across North Carolina, it hasn’t been an easy budget season. A tax overhaul by the GOP-dominated General Assembly may leave many municipalities with reduced revenue, and in Buncombe County, a recent tax revaluation resulted in lower property values in almost every area except the city of Asheville and Black Mountain. Lower values mean less revenue, if property-tax rates stay ...
    June 11, 2013 - Mountain Xpress
Quotes

  • Mike Easley in WRAL.com
    Smiths' decision to expand in Buncombe County enhances our position as a world leader in the aerospace industry,Easley said in a statement. "When world-renowned companies such as Smiths Aerospace locate and grow here, it reinforces North...

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