Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Maki joins police force

Sewer pipes at Kanuga Road and Erkwood Drive.

Henderson County News

Ask Matt ... about Burt & Loni

The Lightning's intrepid researcher Matt Matteson responds to readers' questions.   Read Story »

Contractor works on Jan. 9, 2015, to stabilize a 40-foot retaining wall at Asheville Regional Airport that failed on Christmas Eve.

Henderson County News

Q&A: Why did AVL wall fail?

The two highest ranking officials of the Asheville Regional Airport answered questions Jan. 8 and 9 about the Christmas Eve failure of the 40-foot-high retaining wall along Ferncliff Park Drive, the plans to repair the wall and restore wetlands damaged by runoff from the site and the risk if any from tons of coal ash used as construction fill at the airport.   Read Story »

Scott Stevenson, the attorney for Dr. Michael Rosner, and plaintiff's attorney Wade Byrd were back in court in January.

Henderson County News

Justus v. Rosner attorneys spar over fees

In what could be their last public duel, lawyers on opposing sides of the epic Justus v. Rosner medical malpractice case argued this week over attorneys fees and a plaintiff's effort to restore a $512,000 award.   Read Story »

Andrew Tate, president of the Partnership for Economic Development, explains the Project Granite proposal to the Mills River Town Board.

Henderson County News

Mills River in line to get 172 more jobs

MILLS RIVER — Mills River is in line to get a $27 million industrial plant, expanding the northern Henderson County town's economic development boom with 172 more jobs.   Read Story »

Four Seasons Politics

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City campaigns for historic tax credits

County says no to Fletcher library

McGrady files bill to limit eminent domain

'Raised by Hendersonville,' Charlotte cop urges hometown to help youth

City urging state to resurrect historic tax credits

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Henderson County Business

UCB ranked 14th in banking performance

United Community Bank was recently recognized as one of America's best performing banks by Forbes magazine.   Read Story »

Henderson County News

Forum is set on affordable housing

A regional housing agency will take comments about housing issues in Henderson County and present findings from a housing market study during a forum on Tuesday, Jan. 27.   Read Story »

Henderson County News

Foundation to reward 'Mills River Scholars'

MILLS RIVER — Vaughan Fitzpatrick, the developer of Ferncliff Industrial Park, has established three scholarships at Blue Ridge Community College in the hopes that recipients will stay in the community.   Read Story »

Henderson County News

Unity Center calls minister

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Habitat hires fundraiser

WNC pilots offer grants for pursuit of aviation

City campaigns for historic tax credits

County board tackles four-year building plan

County says no to Fletcher library

Early College High School among tops in N.C.

City creates a cheaper fix for Main at Allen

Edney to urge support for Ecusta Trail