2014 has been a big year for big news about Western North Carolina. Looking back, here are highlights of what Carolina Public Press' investigative reporting unearthed during the past 12 months.
According to newly released data tracking October's unemployment rates across the state's 100 counties, Western North Carolina makes the headlines.
New disclosures about the Pentagon's program for sharing surplus equipment with local law agencies reveal that at least 44 agencies in Western North Carolina have participated.
Questions raised during the Newsmakers forum with some of Western North Carolina's top forest and wildlife managers and advocates included queries about logging proposals, designated areas for recreational and hunting use and the use of tax ...
At its Newsmakers forum held on Nov. 13, Carolina Public Press hosted some of the region's top national forest managers and advocates for a live interview and public question and answer forum about the future management of the Pisgah and Na ...
Monthly data released by the N.C. Department of Commerce shows that September may have been a good month for job seekers across most - but not all - of the 18 westernmost counties of North Carolina.
In a race where the vast majority of WNC's state legislators kept their seats, Buncombe sent two incumbents home.
Even as some heated disputes played out in yesterday's election, 15 of 18 Western North Carolina counties will keep their top law officer in place.
Four incumbent state legislators from Western North Carolina are facing a tough battle to hold their seats.
Do you know where your precinct is? This year, North Carolina voters must go to their assigned polling location on Tuesday to cast their vote. Here's a quick-and-easy way for you to find out where your precinct is located.