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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

City defends its openness on water extensions

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Henderson County Commission Chairman Grady Hawkins was taken aback when he read that the city had acquired a subdivision’s water system on Pinnacle Mountain and added a new 14,800-foot water main to Etowah.   Read Story »

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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Council directs manager to pursue city-county water rate equity

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The Hendersonville City Council on Thursday night took a potentially significant step toward peace in the long-running and bitter water war with Henderson County.   Read Story »

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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

McGrady 'very disappointed' with Buncombe over MSD vote

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McGrady retreats on state oversight of water system

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State Rep. Chuck McGrady has retreated from a threat to put the Hendersonville water system under the oversight of state financial regulators, saying that bill had the desired effect of bringing warring factions to the negotiating table.   Read Story »

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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Towns side with city in water war

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When they voted to seek legislation putting the Hendersonville’s water system under the control of state regulators, Henderson County commissioners were told that towns in Henderson County were afraid to bring up problems with the city water system for fear of higher rates.   Read Story »

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Don't miss this week's Hendersonville Lightning

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You won't want to miss this week’s Hendersonville Lightning.   Read Story »

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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Lapsley praises water legislation as 'major step forward'

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Henderson County Commissioner Bill Lapsley is praising proposed legislation filed by Rep. Chuck McGrady as a "major step forward" and an opportunity for local officials to resolve disputes over water rates and water system governance "over the next several months and keep Raleigh out of the picture."   Read Story »

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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

City feels 'kicked in the teeth' by McGrady water bill

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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Q&A: What's ahead in the water war?

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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Here's the city's complete response on water system

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