The Hendersonville Times-News tells more about Hendersonville City Council’s concerns about homeless people wrecking up the scene for New Urbanist revitalization of Seventh Avenue. With five missions in the future fount of economic energy, city fathers think it is time to impose a moratorium on outfits servicing the dispossessed and down and out there – at least long enough to make the establishment of any more illegal.

“There is the additional concern of panhandling and loitering on private property that often accompanies a transient population, in addition to concerns related to mental health issues that are more evident in transient populations. Minor crime issues such as public intoxication, drug use, and fighting occur on an occasional basis in this area,” the moratorium says.