Photo by Dr. David Marlin
In Tryon, the much-heralded World Equestrian Games depart --
trailing mud, blame, and a lot of Buncombe taxpayer money.
"The tumult and the shouting dies; the captains and the kings depart" -- Rudyard Kipling
MILL SPRING, NC -- The World Equestrian Games rode off
Above: Asheville Mayor Esther Manheimer is all smiles as she accepts a $20,000 Buncombe Parks and Recreation check from County Commission Chairman Brownie Newman (l) and another in the same amount from Robbie Sweetzer & Linda Giltz of Connect Buncombe. (City of Asheville photo)
$40K in for