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WNC Nature Center Groundhog Day Prediction

Posted on Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The Western North Carolina Nature Center’s groundhog, Nibbles, will make her predictions about the remaining weeks of winter in Western North Carolina on Groundhog Day, Monday, February 2, 2015 at 2 p.m. at the WNC Nature Center.

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IRS 2015 Tax Season; Free File and E-File Now Open

Posted on Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The Internal Revenue Service recently announced a growing array of online services, including features that help taxpayers understand how the Affordable Care Act will affect them at tax time, along with the availability of the Free File program.

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Federal HOME Funds Planning Meetings

Posted on Tuesday, January 27, 2015

The City of Asheville’s Community and Economic Development Department invites the public to attend upcoming public forums to assist in the creation of the Five-Year Consolidated Plan.

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Tax Assistance at the Libraries Begins February 2nd

Posted on Tuesday, January 27, 2015

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in cooperation with the IRS, N.C. Dept. of Revenue, Council on Aging and Buncombe County Public Libraries is offering free tax preparations for taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special attention to those age 60 and older.

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Composting At Home

Posted on Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Compost is organic material that can be added to soil to help plants grow. Food scraps and yard waste currently make up 20 to 30 percent of what we throw away, and should be composted instead.

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2015 Western North Carolina Regional Scholastic Art Awards

Posted on Monday, January 26, 2015

The Asheville Art Museum, with the assistance of its volunteer docents, partners each year with the Asheville Area Section of the American Institute of Architects to sponsor the Western North Carolina Regional Scholastic Art Awards.