All posts in Children in WNC

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    How do school lunch prices across WNC compare?
    August 14, 2012, Comments Off

    Inside: A look at current school lunch prices -- and how they've increased -- in the Asheville and the 17 countywide public school systems in Western North Carolina, and the percentage of children receiving free or reduced-priced lunches.

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    School-lunch prices going up across WNC
    August 13, 2012, Comments Off

    As more kids head back to school this week -- and parents are planning their back-to-school budgets -- the cost of lunchroom meals are going up across the region.

  • Buncombe summer food program
    Free meals program for Buncombe kids starts Monday
    June 6, 2012, Comments Off

    Starting Monday, any Buncombe County child or teen ages 18 or younger can get a free meal at nearly two dozen locations scattered across the county. The new "Super Summer Meals" program lasts through Aug. 3.

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    Of 21 domestic violence deaths in N.C. this year, 2 in WNC
    May 22, 2012, Comments Off

    So far this year, 21 domestic violence-related deaths have been reported in North Carolina, including two in Western North Carolina. Inside: A look at how many calls and clients WNC domestic violence agencies are serving in the region.