In early 2015, Carolina Public Press began publishing a “Document of the Day” to share key public records. The entries are selected because of their potential import. Some have appeared in our news stories, while others were stand-alone offerings. Here’s how to dig into the archive — which is downloadable and searchable.
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, ...
New revenue projections released last week marked a considerable turnaround from a February estimate that the state could end the fiscal year with a $ ...
With the frenzy of last week’s crossover rush behind them, North Carolina legislators return to Raleigh this week to begin part two of the job: crun ...
The U.S. Forest Service held a meeting last week that brought together three forest collaborative planning groups. "There was a hunger to move past the contentiousness and frustration...," a Forest Service spokesman said.
One key tax bill, which would restructure the distribution formula for sales taxes, continues to draw scrutiny, especially after a new analysis showing the bill’s impact on some North Carolina cities and towns.
In a Monday press conference, Senate Majority Leader Harry Brown released a plan that would shift from a sales tax distribution formula, a plan that would shift the disbursement of millions of dollars in the region.
A Sunshine Week probe of boards of commissioners’ closed meetings finds widely varying practices and limited disclosures.
Carolina Public Press's ongoing investigation of closed sessions in 2014 will keep gathering and posting the unsealed records of those meetings here.
Carolina Public Press analyzed the grades for all of Western North Carolina's public schools (which include charter schools). How did your school and school system do?