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October 31, 2014, No comments

Carolina Public Press announces the launch of Newsmakers, a new nonpartisan conversation series on top Western North Carolina interests and issues. The first Newmakers forum will be on the future of the Pisgah and Nantahala national forests, which comprise the majority of the national forest lands in North Carolina.

Several hundred people filled the floor of Ramsey Center at Western Carolina University, nearly all of them opposing rules that would make fracking possible in North Carolina. Paul Clark/Carolina Public Press

NC energy commission postpones fracking meetings

October 30, 2014, No comments

A total of 217,285 comments on the draft rules for oil and natural gas exploration have been counted by staff from the N.C. Division of Energy, Minera ...

The Blue Ridge Parkway. Archive photo by Hank Shell/Carolina Public Press

Blue Ridge Parkway closing sections for repairs, roadwork

October 30, 2014, No comments

Two sections of the Blue Ridge Parkway will be closed beginning Nov. 3 for repairs and roadwork, according to press releases from the agency.

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Quick Tip: Who can you vote for?

October 28, 2014, No comments

Confused about who will be on your ballot? Here's a quick-and-easy way to look at your sample ballot before you cast your vote.

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    Carolina Public Press awarded national INNovation Fund grant
    October 16, 2014, Comments Off

    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 Fo ...