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Buncombe DA debate April 11, 2014
April 14, 2014, No comments

The still-secret report, completed more than two years ago, has loomed large in the primary contest between incumbent Ron Moore and challenger Todd Williams. Both candidates addressed the matter at an April 11 forum.

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Lack of funds continues to limit NC abortion clinic inspections

April 9, 2014, No comments

In its latest update for legislators, the NC Department of Health and Human Services stresses shortages preventing it from hiring new personnel to per ...

The interim report from the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services indicates some of the agency's process in enacting new abortion-related rules. See the full report below.

As NC agency faces abortion-rules deadline, new Asheville clinic plans to meet potential regs

March 27, 2014, No comments

The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services is due to report April 1 on its path to abortion rules changes — a lengthy process, according to a ...


Sunshine Week spotlight: Documents that drove our last year of investigative reporting

March 21, 2014, No comments

This is Sunshine Week, an annual celebration of open government and citizens’ rights to public information. Public records are often the lifeblood o ...