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March 3, 2015, No comments

Gov. Pat McCrory announced on Monday that North Carolina jumped to fourth place among all states in Site Selection magazine’s 2014 Governor’s Cup, a closely-watched ranking of economic development success.

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‘New economy’ conference set for March 18

March 3, 2015, No comments

Self Help Credit Union is hosting a March 18 conference, “Bringing it Home: Building a Local Economy for Everyone,” exploring how local, regional ...

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NC enviro officials: Duke cited for coal-ash related groundwater contamination in Asheville

February 27, 2015, No comments

According to a press release, state environmental officials have sent Duke Energy a notice of violation and intent to enforce for groundwater contamin ...

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February 27, 2015, No comments

In honor of Sunshine Week, Carolina Public Press will hold its Full Disclosure training seminar on understanding and using public records laws on Marc ...

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    Newsmakers: The Best & Worst of WNC’s Open Government
    February 27, 2015, No comments

    Carolina Public Press's next Newsmakers forum will feature journalists and open government advocates discussing best practices -- and challenges -- to local governments. The forum will also follow an in-depth and investigative reporting pro ...

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    CPP seeks regional project manager
    February 11, 2015, Comments Off

    Carolina Public Press is currently seeking a contract project coordinator for its new Open WNC project, which will be the first effort of its kind in mostly rural Western North Carolina to improve — and, in some cases, create — access t ...

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    Asheville seeks input on selection of new police chief
    February 11, 2015, Comments Off

    The city of Asheville will conduct a series of public meetings aimed at inviting input from the community on the characteristics it would like to see in a new chief for the Asheville Police Department.

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    CPP launching Open WNC, a regional open government, data project
    February 11, 2015, Comments Off

    A major component of the project will be the launch of an online platform and website, www.openwnc.org, with the assistance, insight and input of its developing partnership of academic, media, municipal government and community organization ...