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Early voting, 2012. Colby Rabon/Carolina Public Press
April 23, 2014, No comments

Early voting begins Thursday and continues through May 3, with the primary to be held on May 6. Here are all the early voting locations for each of the 18 westernmost counties in North Carolina.

Penn Dameron

Executive director leaves Grandfather Mountain foundation

April 22, 2014, No comments

After five years as president and executive director, Penn Dameron left the Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation effective April 18.

Jack Igelman/Carolina Public Press

Comments on National Forests Environmental Impact Statement due April 28

April 14, 2014, No comments

The U.S. Forest Service is encouraging people to submit comments by April 28, 2014, on the Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Stateme ...

Bob Orr. Photo courtesy of Poyner Spruill.

McCrory appoints interim DA for 5 WNC counties

April 9, 2014, No comments

Gov. Pat McCrory has appointed Justice Bob Orr, a former member of the N.C. Court of Appeals and former Justice on the N.C. Supreme Court, to fill the ...

  • Avery County, N.C., map courtesy of the U.S. Census Bureau, via Wikipedia
    Inside WNC: Avery County
    April 1, 2014, No comments

    This is your guide to Newland and Avery County, NC, including direct links to elected officials, key agencies and departments. Also includes key information on the county's wages, housing, education, crime and more.