Online survey seeks to help new police chief with policing issues and priorities

The local public can tell City of Hendersonville officials about priority police-related issues and policies and most pivotal qualities to look for in the next police chief, in an online survey conducted through Sept. 11.

Proposed tree canopy ordinance would make cutting a tree a major task

Recently, Asheville City Council heard a presentation on the proposed tree canopy ordinance, intended to preserve the city’s mature trees, to keep the town beautiful for tourists and residents, and to combat climate change through, among other things, making the city less of an urban heat sink and reducing stormwater runoff. 

Council approves water extension for new business center among other items

In their Monday meeting (Aug 24) the Weaverville Town Council voted to supply water to two developments among other business conducted by the board.

Former congressman from the area Mark Meadows rips riots

Mark Meadows Meadows called some BLM protestors’ attacks on people and property “appalling.”

Six finalists seek open Asheville City Councilor seat

City Council received 30 applications for filling the seat vacated with the resignation of former Councilor Vijay Kapoor.

Town votes to seek $2M in grants to help water district

Tuesday evening (August 18), the Woodfin Board of Commissioners at their regular monthly meeting heard from members of McGill & Associates on the possibility of a $2 million grant to extend water lines for the Woodfin Water System. Keith Webb, McGill’s vice-president, told the board his group had found a state community development block grant […]

Trump Tours Flavor 1st, praises farmers as ‘humanitarians’

President Donald J. Trump held a rally at Flavor 1st Growers and Packers in Mills River.

Commissioner characterizes vote as “the unfair treatment of one group for the gain of another”

Buncombe County Commissioners approved a resolution in opposition to the Catawba Indian Nation Casino in Kings Mountain.

Woodfin pursuing grant, hire new position among business at meeting

Woodfin’s Board of Commissioners considered a proposal to seek a $2 million community development block grant from the state in order to extend waterlines.

Pres. Trump, GOP Chairman Visit Henderson County

Republican star power abounded in Henderson County as Pres. Donald J. Trump and his daughter Ivanka visited Mills River Monday, soon after state GOP Chairman Michael Whatley was in Hendersonville.