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National Forest Revision Plan Meeting. Matt Rose/Carolina Public Press
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October 31, 2014, No comments

Part Two in the Forest Lookouts series. Nearly every county in Western North Carolina is home to a portion of the Pisgah and Nantahala national forests. Spanning more than 1 million acres, the forests have innumerable economic, environmental and cultural significance for the area. But can — and, if so, to what degree — the public be involved in planning for its future?

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

Duke Energy: No plans to shut down Asheville plant in near future

October 29, 2014, No comments

Despite a local campaign calling for the company to work toward shutting down its primarily coal-fired power plant, a Duke representative told Ashevil ...

Colby Rabon/Carolina Public Press

Quick Tip: Who can you vote for?

October 28, 2014, No comments

Confused about who will be on your ballot? Here's a quick-and-easy way to look at your sample ballot before you cast your vote.

Katie Bailey/Carolina Public Press

Asheville police officer exposes new problems with evidence room

October 27, 2014, No comments

A police lieutenant is speaking out about what he says are new problems with the Asheville Police Department's controversial evidence room.