WNC CONFIDENTIAL: Your key to hard-to-find public information and records.
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October 23, 2014

NONPROFIT DISCLOSURES, a new training program from Carolina Public Press, will focus specifically on the state’s large and influential nonprofit sector — including understanding what records and information nonprofit organizations must disclose and make public, according to local, state and federal laws and standards.

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October 23, 2014

Please join the award-winning journalists with Carolina Public Press for two meetups in Buncombe County — the eighth and ninth in The News Exchange series — to discuss in-depth and investigative news across Western North Carolina — especially the people, places and issues going overlooked and under-reported.

Sliding Rock, in Pisgah National Forest, is one of the region's most popular destinations. Photo via Wikipedia/Lincolnh
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October 22, 2014

This story launches an in-depth reporting project from Carolina Public Press about the future of the Pisgah and Nantahala national forests which are undergoing an extensive re-planning process that will ultimately oversee more than 1 million acres in 18 mountain counties and have innumerable impacts on Western North Carolina’s residents, economies and environment.

The IRS Form 990, a public record that is filed on an annual basis, is a vital tool for researching the operations and finances of nonprofit groups. The form notes at the top that it is "open to public inspection."
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October 21, 2014

On the cusp of Carolina Public Press’ new Nonprofit Disclosures workshops, here’s how to find key information on local organizations that get government money, including the top recipients of Buncombe’s recent round of community grants.

APD Chief William Anderson announces the hiring of a new evidence-room manager. Anderson says he now knows who was responsible for the APD's missing items, but won't say more until the investigation is complete. Colby Rabon/Carolina Public Press
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October 17, 2014

Forty-four officers signed the petition, which outlined why the department’s leadership is not working and how it’s creating a public safety hazard.

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October 16, 2014

Carolina Public Press is one of eight nonprofit news organization across the country to be awarded an INNovation Fund grant from the Investigative News Network. The fund was established with the support of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

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