Friday May 3
French Broad returns to normal after sewage spill
Water test results show the sewage plume from Tuesday's spill moved downstream quickly, and the French Broad River was back to normal by late Thursday.
House gives city water transfer bill final OK
The state House gave final approval Wednesday to legislation ending the city's control of its water system, and Gov.
Millions of gallons of raw sewage pouring into French Broad
About a dozen MSD workers are trying to fix the problem and hope to have it repaired by 3 p.m., according to Stan Boyd, director of engineering at MSD.
Former Asheville City Council member Carl Mumpower threatens to leave GOP over water system bill
From a Facebook post by Carl Mumpower: From: Carl Mumpower, Ph.D. To: Asheville City Republicans and other concerned citizens Subj: Theft of Asheville City Water system The Republican majority in Raleigh, under the local leadership of Republican State Representatives Tim Moffitt, Nathan Ramsey, and Chuck McGrady are in the process of conducting an ... (more)
County halts A-B Tech building
Buncombe County has halted work on an expansion at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, citing ongoing concerns over a planned auditorium.