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What’s buried under French Broad Dog Park? Expired tags?

Today’s batch of burning questions, my smart-aleck answers and the real deal:

Question: What used to be where the French Broad River Dog Park now is? All of the dogs are collectively freaks at the park, and by that I mean they all dig holes compulsively and eat the dirt. Dog owner lore says there used to be a mine/extraction something or other underneath, and that’s what the dogs are nibbling at.

My answer: Wait a minute. How do you tell the difference between your run of the mill, “I smell another dog’s pee here!” dog freakout, and the more extensive, “I’m pretty sure this was a cattle farm/peanut butter factory where the city buried roadkill for a hundred years!” Dogs are excitable creatures, you know…

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