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August 7, 2014, Comments Off

Flanked by U.S. Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC), Jewell called for reauthorizing the Land and Water Conservation Fund while visiting Western North Carolina on Wednesday. Jewell credited the fund for adding 17,000 acres to the Pisgah National Forest.

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VIDEO: Celebrating Juneteenth, 13th Amendment stops in WNC

June 16, 2014, Comments Off

North Carolina’s copy of the 13th Amendment was at Vance Birthplace in Weaverville on June 12 during a statewide tour to celebrate “Juneteenth,” ...

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State issues report cards for public NC schools; some Asheville, Buncombe schools show high turnover

February 17, 2014, Comments Off

The new North Carolina Department of Public Instruction report cards indicate high teacher turnover at several Asheville City and Buncombe County scho ...

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Few ‘deferred action’ immigrant students attending WNC schools

February 10, 2014, Comments Off

The NC Attorney General's Office recently released a memo stating that 'deferred action' students in NC must pay out-of-state tuition to go to school. ...