Henry Dingus legacy will live on
Inaction by the Haywood County Board of Commissioners means the road named Henry Dingus Way, a main route into the Campbell Woods subdivision and named for its developer, will be unchanged.
For a third time since May, delegates from the homeowners association asked the county commissioners for permission to change the road name to Ridgeway Trail, a name they say more accurately reflects the natural surroundings. The group followed the process outlined in the county ordinance — one that has routinely lead to renamed roads for the past 20 years. Questions arose, however, when some in the Maggie Valley community and on the board of commissioners questioned the practice of changing road names of historical significance in the county.
Tom Benoit, president of the Campbell Woods homeowners ...