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APD Chief William Anderson announces the hiring of a new evidence-room manager. Anderson says he now knows who was responsible for the APD's missing items, but won't say more until the investigation is complete. Colby Rabon/Carolina Public Press
October 17, 2014, No comments

Forty-four officers signed the petition, which outlined why the department’s leadership is not working and how it’s creating a public safety hazard.

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Asheville to hold transportation forum on Oct. 25

October 15, 2014, No comments

The event will feature a panel discussion, community exercises and opportunities to let the community know your biggest priorities for mobility in Ash ...


In response to housing ‘crisis,’ Asheville considering density, development rules overhaul

October 15, 2014, 1 Comment

Potential measures — including new uses of city-owned land, expanded incentives for housing and overhauling development rules to allow more density ...

UNC Asheville, pictured on Jan. 8. Colby Rabon/Carolina Public Press

‘African Americans in WNC’ conference set for Oct. 23-24

October 14, 2014, No comments

Filling a gap in regional history – the missing story of African Americans in Western North Carolina – will be the aim of a new conference convene ...

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    Drinking water supplies located near NC coal ash ponds
    October 13, 2014, No comments

    Duke Energy officials have identified 830 private and public drinking water supply wells near the company’s 32 coal ash storage ponds in North Carolina, according to an initial survey the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resourc ...