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March 3, 2015, No comments

Self Help Credit Union is hosting a March 18 conference, “Bringing it Home: Building a Local Economy for Everyone,” exploring how local, regional and national programs are changing the face of economic development in Western North Carolina and across the country.

The North Carolina General Assembly in Raleigh. Angie Newsome/Carolina Public Press

Raleigh Report: Hearings on the state budget, economic incentives coming

March 2, 2015, No comments

RALEIGH — After two weeks of skeleton sessions and cancelled committee hearings, the N.C. General Assembly returns to a somewhat normal schedule ...

Click to view Carolina Public Press's continuing reports on coal ash concerns in Asheville.

NC enviro officials: Duke cited for coal-ash related groundwater contamination in Asheville

February 27, 2015, No comments

According to a press release, state environmental officials have sent Duke Energy a notice of violation and intent to enforce for groundwater contamin ...

Coal ash ponds and basins at Duke Energy's Asheville plant. Duke Energy graphic

Asheville power plant included as Duke Energy proposes criminal charge settlement

February 24, 2015, No comments

The indictments do not spell out the exact violations, but an environmental attorney who has sued the company over problems at the Asheville plant sai ...

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    Asheville seeks input on selection of new police chief
    February 11, 2015, Comments Off

    The city of Asheville will conduct a series of public meetings aimed at inviting input from the community on the characteristics it would like to see in a new chief for the Asheville Police Department.