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Henderson County News

Mills River boots budget-busting ballfield bids

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MILLS RIVER — Little Leaguers and other kids and adults will have to wait another year before they can play ball at the Mills River Town Park.   Read Story »

Tags: Mills River Town Park | construction | Mills River Town Council

Green River News

County, Mills River denied park grants

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Henderson County and the town of Mills River failed to win funding in a round of 2014-15 state parks grants recommended on Friday.   Read Story »

Tags: Mills River Town Park | parks and recreation | Tuxedo Community Park | NC Parks and Recreation Trust Fund

Henderson County News

Mills River says yes to brewery, no to beer

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MILLS RIVER — An offer from Mills River's most high-profile employer to raise money for the Town Park with an event that sold its signature product was not enough to persuade the Town Council.   Read Story »

Tags: Mills River | Mills River Town Park | Sierra Nevada | parks and recreation

Mills River News

Mills River to seek grant for ballfields, parking

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MILLS RIVER — Mills River will apply for a grant from the state Parks and Recreation Trust Fund to help pay for the next phase of Town Park improvements.   Read Story »

Tags: Mills River | Mills River Town Park | parks and recreation

Henderson County News

Mills River celebrates its declaration of independence

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MILLS RIVER — Residents of Mills River gathered in the Mills River Town Center Friday to celebrate the town's 10th birthday.   Read Story »

Tags: Mills River | Mills River Town Park | Mills River Town Board | Roger Snyder

Mills River Life

Mills River hops into Easter

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MILLS RIVER — Kids enjoyed an Easter egg hunt, face painting and a bigger than life-sized Easter bunny as Mills River got a jump on the holiday Saturday.   Read Story »

Tags: Mills River | Mills River Town Park

Mills River News

Mills River OKs new walking trail at park

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MILLS RIVER — The Mills River Town Board on Thursday authorized a contract for a local construction company to build a 4,170-foot walking trail that loops from Town Hall to the edge of the Mills River at the town park.   Read Story »

Tags: Mills River Town Park | Mills River Town Board

Mills River News

Mills River set to add new walking trail

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MILLS RIVER —Mills River park runners and walkers will have more pavement to pound by this summer.   Read Story »

Tags: Mills River | Mills River Town Park | Mills River Town Board

Mills River News

PARK GLANCE: Mills River Town Park

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Mills River Town Park   Read Story »

Tags: Mills River | Mills River Town Park | Mills River Town Board | parks and recreation

Mills River News

Mills River extends park ranger coverage through winter

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MILLS RIVER — The Mills River Town Council agreed Thursday night to extend ranger coverage of the Town Park through the winter so they could keep restrooms open on weekends.   Read Story »

Tags: Mills River Town Park | Mills River Town Board

Mills River Life

Love a truck? Get to Mills River

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MILLS RIVER — Kids who love trucks ought to hurry out to the new Mills River Town Park Saturday for the first Touch a Truck event.   Read Story »

Tags: Mills River | Mills River Town Park

Mills River News

Mills River adopts 1-cent tax increase

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MILLS RIVER — The Mills River Town Board adopted a $1.4 million budget that increases the tax rate by 1 cent, to 2.24 cents per $100 valuation.   Read Story »

Tags: Mills River Town Park | Mills River Town Board

Mills River News

Mills River grants $157,000 contract for tennis courts

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MILLS RIVER — Residents should be able to play tennis at the new Mills River Town Park by this fall.   Read Story »

Tags: Mills River Town Park | Mills River Town Board

Mills River Opinion

EDITORIAL: Budget blues

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It's budget season, the time for panic, self-preservation and posturing.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County politics | Henderson County Commissioners | Mills River Town Park | Mills River Town Board

Mills River Sports

Tennis anyone? Yes, Mills River says

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MILLS RIVER — Mills River Town Council member Wayne Carland is doing his part for town recreation.   Read Story »

Tags: Mills River | Mills River Town Park | Wayne Carland

Mills River News

Mills River tax increase drops to 1 cent

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MILLS RIVER — Mills River residents may see a 1-cent property tax increase this year.   Read Story »

Tags: Mills River | Mills River Town Park