Voices So Far

Black Mountain News,

October 21, 2021


Letter to the Editor by Anna Cannon:


Montreat, how I love you


Black Mountain News,

October 21, 2021


Letter to the Editor by Frances Wade Crozier:


Is lodge project a 'good fit' for Montreat?

Asheville Citizen Times, October 17, 2021:

Guest Column by Margaret Berry:

Hotel development threatens Montreat


Black Mountain News, October 14, 2021:

Letter to the Editor by Neil Davis:

Can we push the reset button?


Black Mountain News, October 14, 2021:

Letter to the Editor by Martha Pate Teters and family:

Save the building


Black Mountain News, October 7, 2021:

Letter to the Editor by Angela Drummond:

A sign of the future?


Black Mountain News, September 30, 2021:

Letter to the Editor by Leighton Chapman:

Montreat under siege?


Black Mountain News, September 30, 2021:

Letter to the Editor by Laura Hoover:

What could come next?


Black Mountain News, September 23, 2021:

Board of Adjustment set to hold hearing for Montreat lodge proposal

But quasi-judicial event has been rescheduled


Black Mountain News, September 23, 2021:

Letter to the Editor by Jane Warner:

Dismayed by potential loss of trees

Black Mountain News, September 23, 2021:

Letter to the Editor by Eleanor and Mike Peters:

Is proposed lodge 'in harmony' with area?

Black Mountain News, September 23, 2021:

Letter to the Editor by Frances Wade Crozier:

Montreat or Monsort?

Black Mountain News, September 23, 2021:

Letter to the Editor by Luke Hinson:

A prayer for Montreat

Asheville Citizen Times, September 17, 2021:

and Black Mountain News, September 23, 2021:

Letter to the Editor by Harry T. Jones:

What is a better way forward for Montreat: village or hotel?

Black Mountain News, September 16, 2021:

Special Column by Bob Warner:

Montreat cottage owner weighs in on MRA lodge debate

Black Mountain News, September 16, 2021:

Letter to the Editor by Dan and Julie Schell:

Concerned about 'hotel'

Black Mountain News, September 9, 2021:

Letter to the Editor by Priscilla Hayner:

Considering Montreat plans

Black Mountain News, August 12, 2021:

Guest Column by Kate Hayner:

Trees to be cut down are essential to Montreat

Black Mountain News, August 5, 2021:

Looking inside the permit application submitted for proposed new lodge

Black Mountain News, August 5, 2021

Montreat locals outline 'village alternative' to Mountain Retreat Association lodge proposal

Black Mountain News, July 15, 2021:

Alternative to new Montreat lodge discussed

Black Mountain News, July 8, 2021:

Guest Column by Bryant McEntire:

Construction of a new lodge is poor timing

Black Mountain News, July 8, 2021:

How does Montreat Conference Center move forward with a new lodge?

Black Mountain News, July 1, 2021:

Letter to the Editor by Nancy Fox:

How will the Mountain Retreat Association be viewed in the future?

Black Mountain News, June 17, 2021:

Roughly one-third of residents in Montreat homes oppose new lodge, petition says

Asheville Citizen-Times, Page 3A, May 30, 2021:

Open Letter to the Mayor and Town Council of Montreat, North Carolina

Black Mountain News, May 27, 2021:

What is the historical significance of the Lord Apartments building?

Black Mountain News, May 27, 2021:

Montreat Conference Center evaluating lodge site

Black Mountain News, May 6, 2021:

Guest Column by Heather Williams:

Save Montreat and the MRA

Black Mountain News, May 6, 2021:

Letter to the Editor by Jeff Richey:

Lodge may not square with Montreat's commitment to conservation

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Petition page 1

Petition cont p3

Concerns page 1

Concerns p6

Black Mountain News, April 22, 2021:

'Your Turn' Guest Column by Bob Warner:

Consider use of land in Montreat very carefully

Black Mountain News, April 22, 2021:

Timing of revisions to Montreat zoning ordinances is coincidental, Hayner family says

Black Mountain News, April 1, 2021: Two front page articles:

  • Inside Montreat Conference Center's decision to replace three of its lodges

  • How were Montreat residents notified?

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Lodges page 1

Lodges cont p6

Montreat page 1

Montreat cont p6

Black Mountain News, March 10, 2021:

Proposed Montreat development is 'a lodge, not a hotel'; neighbors continue to have concerns about impact of project

Asheville Citizen-Times, March 1, 2021:

Montreat Conference Center proposes new lodge