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May 4, 2015, No comments

Johnston, the owner of Tap Root, is also a board member of the N.C. Department of Agriculture and currently serves as a council member for the town of Mills River.

Charles Lewis

Digging Deep with one of the nation’s top investigative journalists

May 1, 2015, No comments

Join us for a special event featuring Charles Lewis, named one of the 30 most notable investigative reporters in the U.S. since World War I, for a pre ...


State: Emissions tests not needed in Haywood, Henderson, Rutherford

April 6, 2015, No comments

Emissions tests for cars and trucks are no longer necessary to protect air quality in more than half the counties where state testing is currently req ...

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Newsmakers video: The Best & Worst of WNC Open Government

March 23, 2015, No comments

Carolina Public Press's Newsmakers forum in Sylva on March 20 drew dozens of people to the nonpartisan event, which focused on open government challen ...

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    Newsmakers: The Best & Worst of WNC’s Open Government
    March 13, 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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    ‘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 and national programs are changing the face of economic development in Western North Carol ...