by Leslee Kulba
Wild West blogger
Buncombe County purchased a $6.8-million tract located along Bent Creek to entice Deschutes Brewery to locate in the county. It was a secret, but the brilliant reporters at the local daily figured out who it was. Now, the county is putting the property up for sale. Hayley Benton at the Mountain Xpress hopes the commissioners will say what the sale means for negotiations with Deschutes.