From the Times-News editorial page: "Henderson County commissioners deserve the community’s thanks for backing the Ecusta Trail project with a $7 million loan to Conserving Carolina. The local land trust on Oct. 27 entered a contract with Blue Ridge Southern Railroad LLC, a division of WATCO Companies, to begin purchasing the Henderson County portion of... Continue Reading →

Speed limit change on Greenville Highway

At the December 10 village council meeting, the council voted to accept Ordinance 108. The council had requested that NCDOT look into lowering the speed limit on this section of Greenville Highway several months ago. After studying the traffic in this area, NCDOT agreed to the council's request to lower the speed limit to 25... Continue Reading →

Time for another round of Coffee with a Transportation Planner (held now via Facebook Live). Join French Broad River Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) staff on October 14 at 1:30 p.m. to discuss ongoing initiatives in transportation development in our region.

Public hearing on asphalt plant re-zoning request

Who: Henderson County Board of Commissioners What: Special Meeting - Public Hearing for consideration of re-zoning application for asphalt plant in East Flat Rock When: October 1, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. Where: Technology Education and Development Center, Blue Ridge Community College (49 E. Campus Drive, Flat Rock)

CLG supports the Friends of East Flat Rock

The Cultural Landscape Group:Flat Rock (CLG) supports the Friends of East Flat Rock in their work to protect their community from any damaging impact to their environment and residential neighborhoods due to a re-zoning request to build an asphalt plant on property incompatible for that purpose. The property is currently zoned Community Commercial, and an... Continue Reading →

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