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NIMBY NATION: No more dwellings after we move in

Mills River Fire Chief Rick Livingston issued an invitation to anyone who doubted the severity of floods in Henderson County: ‘The next flooding event that we have, go to your nearest fire department and run some calls with us.’

Mills River Four Seasons Politics

Planning Board again swats down effort to ease floodplain construction rules

A landowner who wants Henderson County to relax regulations that prevent development in floodplains failed to win endorsement of the idea from the Henderson County Planning Board, which voted 5-2 last week to recommend denial of a zoning text amendment.   Read Story »

Architectural drawing shows existing courthouse and five-story addition (top), existing jail and addition, and new parking lots. [COOPER-HASKELL]

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Here's how contractors would phase courthouse-jail construction over 34 months

If Henderson County commissioners greenlight a $215 million courthouse-jail expansion in the coming weeks, employees and visitors at the three-story existing courthouse would begin to see massive change starting in the first quarter of 2025.   Read Story »

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