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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

Hendersonville News

New schedule slashes city's commercial impact fees

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Reacting to election-year criticism that the city's impact fees hinder economic development, the Hendersonville City Council on Thursday endorsed a dramatic rewrite of the schedule that shifts the burden of impact fees from new businesses to new homes.   Read Story »

Tags: Hendersonville City Council | utilities | water issues

Henderson County News

Commissioners appoint Messer, Young to new regional utility board

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The Henderson County Board of Commissioners on Monday appointed two of its own members plus Mills River  Councilman Larry Freeman to a powerful board that will govern a new regional utility.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County Commissioners | utilities | water issues | Metropolitan Sewerage District

Henderson County Opinion

LIGHTNING EDITORIAL: The water smells funny

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A bad smell rose from the Hendersonville City Council's action last week to pull a resolution on the Asheville-Buncombe water war and it wasn't sewage.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County Commissioners | Hendersonville City Council | utilities