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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

City amends water extension policy amid conflict with county

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The Hendersonville City Council voted on Thursday to update a 1997 Water Extension Policy as part of an ongoing conflict with the Henderson County Board of Commissioners over water rates.   Read Story »

Tags: hendersonville | Henderson County | politics | water issues | Henderson County Board of Commissioners | Horse Shoe Farm | Zoning | water wars

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Moe Davis and others oppose 287G, county partnership with ICE

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Moe Davis, Democratic candidate for the 11th congressional district, and four other individuals spoke to oppose Henderson County's involvement with ICE and the 287G program during public comment at the meeting of the Henderson County Board of Commissioners Monday.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County | immigration | Henderson County Board of Commissioners | sheriff | 287g | ICE | Moe Davis

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Pardee set to borrow $14.5 million for parking, repairs

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The Henderson County Board of Commissioners moved Monday to allow the borrowing of up to $14,500,000 for the benefit of county-owned Margaret R. Pardee Memorial Hospital.   Read Story »

Tags: Pardee Hospital | Pardee | Henderson County Board of Commissioners

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Daniel Andreotta takes place on Commisioners' District 2 seat

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Daniel Andreotta was sworn into a seat on the Henderson County Board of Commisioners Monday, four days after the county Republican Party's executive committee sent the nomination to the elected board. He took his place as the District 2 representative during the  board's regular meeting, filling the seat left vacant by the passing of Charlie Messer.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County | Henderson County Board of Commissioners | Charlie Messer | Daniel Andreotta

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GOP picks nominee to fill County Commission seat

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The Republican Party’s executive committee named their choice for the District 2 seat of the Henderson County Board of Commissioners Thursday evening, filling the position left vacant by the passing of Charlie Messer.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County | politics | political | election | Republican | elections | Henderson County Board of Commissioners | Republican Party | 2020 Board of Commissioners election | Charlie Messer | Jennifer Capps Balkcom | Sheila Franklin | Daniel Andreotta

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County delays construction projects

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Henderson County will delay maintenance and repair projects that are not yet under way as it confronts a dramatic drop in sales tax revenue and a potential decline in other tax sources.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County Board of Commissioners | coronavirus economy

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County employees to get year-end bonus

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Henderson County employees will see a bonus in their paychecks if the county commissioners as expected approve the year-end reward on Monday.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County Board of Commissioners | labor

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Ask Matt ... what's happening with courthouse entrance

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Q. Why doesn’t the new courthouse reopen the front entrance now that an elevator has been installed?   Read Story »

Tags: Ask Matt | Grove Street Courthouse | Henderson County Board of Commissioners | American with Disabilities Act

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Commissioners threaten to defund Sunday voting

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After threatening to withhold funding for Sunday voting before the Nov. 6 election, the Henderson County Board of Commissioners backed off and directed the county attorney to draft a letter protesting the Sunday early voting day the state elections board is requiring the county to offer.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County Board of Elections | Henderson County Board of Commissioners | 2018 election

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Thompson looks back on 40 years of service

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Tags: Sheriff Rick Davis | Henderson County Commissioner Tommy Thompson | Henderson County Board of Commissioners

Edneyville Business

Edneyville sewer line 'could change that community forever'

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EDNEYVILLE — Henderson County commissioners are confronting a decision in Edneyville that they say could lead to a building boom and pressure to bulldoze apple orchards for new houses and apartments. Before they make such a momentous move, they want to hear from Edneyville residents.   Read Story »

Tags: road construction | utilities | apple farming | roads | Henderson County Board of Commissioners

Henderson County News

County ready for lawsuit over garbage export ban

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It’s a fight that’s less broad-based than school construction or a firing range. Even so, Henderson County leaders expect to hear from Big Garbage when they gavel open a public hearing on a stiff new trash-hauling regulation in two weeks.   Read Story »

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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Board unseals closed meeting minutes

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When Henderson County commissioners first talked about partnering with Wingate University, elected leaders considered Blue Ridge Community College an "ideal location" for the university.   Read Story »

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Budget highlights

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Here are some of the highlights of the budget package being looked at by Henderson County Board of Commissioners.   Read Story »

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Commissioners make board appointments

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The Henderson County Board of Commissioners reappointed two members to the Recreation Advisory Board and in a split vote appointed a new board member to replace Gary Eblen, who is going off the board.   Read Story »

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Courthouse renovation bids come in 25% over budget

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Henderson County officials sent an architect and contractor back to the drawing board after bids for work on the Grove Street courthouse came in 25-30 percent higher than projections.   Read Story »

Tags: construction | local government borrowing | Henderson County Board of Commissioners

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County bans smoking at building entrances

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People who have a problem walking through a cloud of cigarette smoke on the way in and out of the county's public  buildings will get some relief and smokers will be driven further away under a modified smoke-free policy the Board of Commissioners enacted today.   Read Story »

Tags: health | Henderson County Board of Commissioners