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Woman charged with possession of 5 pounds of cocaine

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A Hendersonville woman was charged with possession of 5 pounds of cocaine, 350 Oxycodone tablets and other drugs and jailed under a $1.46 million bond after detectives made a traffic stop on May 22.   Read Story »

Tags: opioid abuse | drug trafficking

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Henderson County receives grant to address opioid crisis

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The Henderson County Health Department is among 23 local health departments in North Carolina that will receive a share of a $2.1 million award annually for up to three years to implement high-impact, community-level strategies to address the opioid crisis, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services announced.   Read Story »

Tags: opioid abuse

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Recovery advocate to headline opioid addiction event

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Ryan Hampton, advocate, author and champion for the recovery movement across America, will keynote the community's second annual examination of the opioid addiction problem at 7 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Blue Ridge Community Conference Hall at BRCC, HopeRx announced in partnership with Henderson County Board of Commissioners, Advent Health and Pardee UNC Health.   Read Story »

Tags: HopeRx | opioid abuse

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ZONING BOARD DENIES PERMIT FOR DRUG TREATMENT FACILITY

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Tags: Anna\'s Hope | disruptive land uses | opioid abuse | First Contact Ministries | Mud Creek Baptist Church

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First Contact makes case for rehab center; zoning hearing continued

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In a second day of testimony in a zoning hearing for a drug treatment facility, First Contact Ministries officials and other witnesses explained how the facility would operate and offered assurances that it would not pose a threat to surrounding residents.   Read Story »

Tags: disruptive land uses | opioid abuse | First Contact Ministries | Mud Creek Baptist Church | Greg Mathis | Craig Halford

Henderson County News

FOR AND AGAINST: First Contact Ministry's treatment center

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Tags: disruptive land uses | opioid abuse | First Contact Ministries

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Neighbors poised to fight drug rehab center

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A full house is expected Wednesday night when supporters and opponents of a drug rehab center across from Mud Creek Baptist Church make their case to the Henderson County Zoning Board of Adjustment.   Read Story »

Tags: opioid abuse | First Contact Ministries | Mud Creek Baptist Church

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Nonprofit seeks permit for 42-bed treatment center

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A ministry of Mud Creek Baptist Church has applied for a special-use permit to build a 42-bed residential treatment facility on Erkwood Drive across from the church.   Read Story »

Tags: opioid abuse | First Contact Ministries | Mud Creek Baptist Church

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Mud Creek ‘firmly in support’
 of treatment center, pastor says

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Tags: opioid abuse | nimby nation | First Contact Ministries | Mud Creek Baptist Church | Greg Mathis | Craig Halford

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Residents organize to oppose treatment center

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Tags: opioid abuse | nimby nation | First Contact Ministries | Mud Creek Baptist Church

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Mountain Home couple charged with dealing meth

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Tags: opioid abuse