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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 Spring/Summer 2013 edition of Buncombe Life, we have included tons of information about our county services that can make your life easier.

In this issue:

  • Your Commissioners and the districts they represent.
  • Then & Now: A look back into Buncombe County history
  • Concealed handgun permit process.
  • Spay/Neuter vouchers available.
  • State of the art public safety training facility opens.
  • Request your vital records online - find out how!
  • Summer Reading Program starts June 1!
  • Find a library near you.
  • Pools open soon!
  • Learn about our immunization clinic. 
  • What you need to do to get a septic, well or building permit.
  • 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 Spring/Summer 2013 edition of Buncombe Life – available in all County offices including branch libraries. You may also view it online at