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Micah Wilkins/Carolina Public Press
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April 24, 2014, No comments

Finding affordable care within close proximity has long been a challenge for rural residents. And across the country, the number of health care providers in rural areas has been dropping — a trend also seen across North Carolina’s mountains.

Early voting, 2012. Colby Rabon/Carolina Public Press

Early voting starts Thursday; here are the locations across WNC

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 th ...

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 ...

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A 20-year first: EPA proposing changes to pesticide use

April 8, 2014, No comments

While pesticides can help farmers raise lusher Christmas trees and juicier tomatoes, they can also be a threat to thousands of farmworkers in Western ...

  • Cherokee County, N.C., map courtesy of the U.S. Census Bureau, via Wikipedia.
    Inside WNC: Cherokee County
    April 4, 2014, No comments

    Inside WNC is a permanent feature from Carolina Public Press that profiles each of the 18 westernmost counties of North Carolina. This is your guide, including direct links, to elected officials, key agencies and departments, plus informati ...