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Alene and Cris Arnold, of Nashville, Tenn., view a hemlock snag created when the Forest Service dynamited the dead hemlocks along the trail at Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness, in Graham County. "We were just wondering if we should bring the kids," Alene Arnold says, as her family loved the cool, shady conditions on this trail in years past. Photo by Mike Belleme
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October 21, 2014, No comments

The meetings, which will be held throughout October and November in locations across Western North Carolina, will provide information about the proposed Forest Plan, including potential management areas and desired conditions.

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Haywood Community College designated ‘Military Friendly School’

October 17, 2014, No comments

Haywood Community College was recently delegated a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military ...

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Carolina Public Press awarded national INNovation Fund grant

October 16, 2014, No comments

Carolina Public Press is one of eight nonprofit news organization across the country to be awarded an INNovation Fund grant from the Investigative New ...

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Asheville to hold transportation forum on Oct. 25

October 15, 2014, No comments

The event will feature a panel discussion, community exercises and opportunities to let the community know your biggest priorities for mobility in Ash ...

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    Drinking water supplies located near NC coal ash ponds
    October 13, 2014, No comments

    Duke Energy officials have identified 830 private and public drinking water supply wells near the company’s 32 coal ash storage ponds in North Carolina, according to an initial survey the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resourc ...

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    Asheville Moral Monday group shifts focus to early voting
    October 7, 2014, Comments Off

    The Mountain People’s Assembly, the Asheville-Buncombe chapter of the NAACP and the Campaign for Southern Equality are hosting a non-partisan Early Voting rally on Oct. 23, the first day of early voting.