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  1. Whitney Madden stands in front of her business, Source for Well-Being, located at 302 Montreat Road in Black Mountain. Madden and the Town of Black Mountain have been in a zoning dispute for over a year.


    • Apr. 16, 2014

    The battle between Source for Well-Being and the Town of Black Mountain re-entered the spotlight at Monday night's aldermen meeting. An overflow crowd brought over 30 speakers to the podium to voice both sides of the zoning issue.

Today's Poll

Do you think that...

Retrieving results.
The Black Mountain Board of Aldermen should consider zoning code amendments that could potentially impact the future of the Source for Well-Being?(Your vote)
7 votes
The Black Mountain Board of Aldermen should allow Source for Well-Being's appeal to move forward to Superior Court?(Your vote)
8 votes
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