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A blue snail makes its way through the moss that covers the trunk of a long-dead tree log in Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness, in Graham County. The Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest is celebrating the 75th anniversary of its dedication this year. Photo by Mike Belleme
February 11, 2016, No comments

Issues surrounding Western North Carolina’s public lands will be the focus of the next Newsmakers forum by Carolina Public Press. The event is free and open to the public, though RSVPs are required.

Stefanie Ilgenfritz, 2015 Pulitzer Prize winner for investigative reporting and health and science bureau chief for The Wall Street Journal

Digging Deep: An evening with Stefanie Ilgenfritz and Carolina Public Press

January 26, 2016, No comments

Please join Carolina Public Press for the second annual Digging Deep, the celebration of the importance of local, statewide and national investigative ...

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UPDATED: Guns, NC gun policy topic of next Newsmakers forum

January 20, 2016, 1 Comment

Tickets are available now for this free, public forum, the latest in the Carolina Public Press Newsmakers series, to be held in Asheville on Jan. 28.

Frank Taylor joins Carolina Public Press as its new managing editor.

Taylor joins Carolina Public Press as new managing editor

January 4, 2016, No comments

Frank Taylor has joined the Carolina Public Press team as its new managing editor.

  • Panelists addressed a variety of moderator and audience questions about water ownership in Western North Carolina. Matt Rose/Carolina Public Press
    Newsmakers video: Who owns WNC’s water
    October 28, 2015, No comments

    From charges that one city uses 'water as a weapon' to a discussion of whether private or public entities are suited -- and adequately funded -- to manage drinking water, the most-recent Newsmakers event tackled questions about water owners ...