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Penn Dameron
April 22, 2014, No comments

After five years as president and executive director, Penn Dameron left the Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation effective April 18.

Gov. Pat McCrory

McCrory launches ‘NCWorks’ workforce development initiative

April 15, 2014, No comments

Gov. Pat McCrory and Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker joined state officials on Monday in announcing NCWorks, an initiative that will promote one cons ...

The Blue Ridge Music Trails website was recently relaunched.

Blue Ridge music website relaunched, highlights WNC’s music traditions

April 15, 2014, No comments

The Blue Ridge Music Trails project has documented more than 200 events and venues in the region that draw visitors and residents, according to a pres ...

Jack Igelman/Carolina Public Press

Comments on National Forests Environmental Impact Statement due April 28

April 14, 2014, No comments

The U.S. Forest Service is encouraging people to submit comments by April 28, 2014, on the Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Stateme ...

  • Bob Orr. Photo courtesy of Poyner Spruill.
    McCrory appoints interim DA for 5 WNC counties
    April 9, 2014, No comments

    Gov. Pat McCrory has appointed Justice Bob Orr, a former member of the N.C. Court of Appeals and former Justice on the N.C. Supreme Court, to fill the vacancy in the district attorney’s office in the 24th Prosecutorial District created by ...