From the Hendersonville Lightning editorial page: ". . . Municipal elections in Henderson County are generally ho-hum affairs, especially when Hendersonville has no mayor’s race. With the already announced retirement of Flat Rock Mayor Bob Staton, the question becomes whether Historic Flat Rock and the activist organization Cultural Landscape Group Flat Rock field a candidate... Continue Reading →

Kanuga Road project R-5748 update

At today's Henderson County Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) meeting, the MPO representative announced that the Kanuga Road project has been delayed by two years. Right-of-way acquisition has been moved to 2021, with construction scheduled for 2023.

MPO public input opportunities

The French Broad River MPO has posted two public input opportunities so that they can hear from you: Amendments to the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). To be considered by the MPO Board on January 24. Send comments on the proposed amendments  to through January 23 or make them in person at the MPO Board... Continue Reading →

The N.C. Department of Transportation on Thursday unveiled a draft 10-year transportation plan for 2020-2029 at the monthly Board of Transportation meeting in Raleigh. The 10-year plan includes no major new projects in Henderson County, the largest county in the 10-county Division 14. . . Continue reading

CLG comment in the Hendersonville Lightning: "Our concern is that the First Amendment guarantees citizens the right to express their satisfaction or dissatisfaction with their government and anytime that’s curtailed it’s concerning.” Continue reading

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