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January 15, 2015, Comments Off

A chance find at a junk shop in New York provides a windfall for local history, providing a rare look at Western North Carolina’s largest town, as it was more than 100 years ago.

NCGA website redesign

NC legislature’s revamped website widens window on state government

January 6, 2015, Comments Off

As the North Carolina General Assembly heads into a new legislative session next week, the basics of its work — and some of the nitty-gritty details ...

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12 months of disclosures: What Carolina Public Press revealed in 2014

December 18, 2014, Comments Off

2014 has been a big year for big news about Western North Carolina. Looking back, here are highlights of what Carolina Public Press' investigative rep ...

APD video list

Asheville Citizen-Times sues for police videos of public events

December 16, 2014, Comments Off

Are the videos "criminal intelligence" records, which can be shielded from the public under state law? Or are they "training" records of a public gath ...

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    WNC will have few new sheriffs in town
    November 5, 2014, Comments Off

    Even as some heated disputes played out in yesterday's election, 15 of 18 Western North Carolina counties will keep their top law officer in place.