All posts in Buncombe

JobLink center in Hendersonville. Matt Rose/Carolina Public Press. See story on Feb. 5, 2013
May 28, 2015, No comments

For poor children living in Western North Carolina, it is better to live in Jackson, Yancey or Watauga counties than it is to live in Buncombe County, according to a recent study.

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Asheville police find more cases of missing evidence in ongoing inspections

May 27, 2015, No comments

Asheville Police Department evidence and property audits spanning the last 18 months show an increasingly meticulous approach to surveying the departm ...

The dam that forms Lake Julian is one of three Duke Energy dams located its coal-fired electricity plant in the Asheville area. Archive photo by Micah Wilkins/Carolina Public Press

Raleigh Report: Asheville power plant bill moving fast

May 26, 2015, No comments

Legislation aimed at aiding Duke Energy’s recently announced transition of its Asheville plant from coal to a combination of natural gas and solar a ...

Duke Energy's Asheville plant. Archive photograph by Micah Wilkins/Carolina Public Press

Duke Energy: Gas will replace coal at Asheville power plant

May 26, 2015, No comments

Sen. Tom Apodaca, R-Henderson, the powerful chairman of the Senate’s Rules Committee, knew that gas company PSNC already planned to replace a 26-mil ...