From the Hendersonville Lightning: "A proposed Highland Lake Road project turned the usually sedate Flat Rock Village Council meetings into jam-packed public forums filled with project opponents. At Laurel Park, Hendersonville and Mills River council meetings, residents turned out to oppose roundabouts on U.S. 64, Kanuga Road work, a White Street widening and an N.C.... Continue Reading →
Since 2013, the Village of Flat Rock has had a sign control ordinance to help establish rules for how, when, and where signs can be displayed in the village. CLG, in order to educate the public on the N. Highland Lake Road project, had yard signs available for display by residents interested in making their... Continue Reading →
As of early afternoon Tuesday, primary routes like Interstate 26 and U.S. 64 and Highway 191 were still clear and open to traffic, and snowplows are working on secondary roadways. Crews were expected to keep plowing into Wednesday until all state-maintained roads were cleared, NCDOT Spokesman David Uchiyama said. . . Continue reading
". . . Cindy Ward was one who spoke out during public comment, saying she and others don’t want the project to move forward as it is. She cited impacts to more than 200 homes and at least 12 businesses. She also spoke of the more than 500 trees, including seven already designated as Heritage... Continue Reading →
From the 191 Alliance group: "While the petition concerns the widening of 191 to 4-lanes specifically, it is also a referendum on all county projects that our county commissioners, the French Broad River Metropolitan Planning Organization, and NCDOT approve of without our input and their lack of open communication and transparency."