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August 28, 2014, No comments

MURPHY — Please join the award-winning journalists with Carolina Public Press for a meetup in Cherokee County — the sixth in The News Exchange series — to discuss in-depth and […]

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Cherokee County evidence investigations revealed as sheriff campaign escalates

August 27, 2014, No comments

Papers filed by Sheriff Keith Lovin and the SBI follow the troubled trail of cash and guns seized by two now-defunct WNC drug task forces. Meanwhile, ...

June 2014 unemployment rates. Map courtesy of the N.C. Department of Commerce

June unemployment falls in all but 3 WNC counties

August 20, 2014, No comments

New countywide unemployment data show that, by in large, joblessness fell across the 18 westernmost counties of the state between May and June -- argu ...

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NC officials: WNC fracking-related tests starting soon

August 12, 2014, 2 Comments

State officials told Carolina Public Press this week that, with the passage of the new state budget, they’ll be able to start work testing rock samp ...

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    WNC Transportation: Cherokee County
    July 28, 2014, Comments Off

    Your guide from Carolina Public Press to information on road and highway repairs, transportation planning organizations, greenways and public transportation in Cherokee County (including Andrews and Murphy).

  • May 2014 unemployment rates in Western North Carolina. Map courtesy of the N.C. Department of Commerce
    WNC unemployment inches up in May
    July 3, 2014, Comments Off

    A snapshot of May's unemployment shows joblessness increased across much -- but not all -- of Western North Carolina when compared to the previous month. Still, the region shows unemployment highs and lows, with its largest metro area posti ...

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    Raleigh Report: On NC’s budget debate, contamination and Medicaid
    June 23, 2014, Comments Off

    After a week shaking down the differences in the Senate and House versions of the 2014 budget, both chambers appointed conferees to get to a final agreement and close out the short session. The final target -- about $21.1 billion -- is the ...