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Ballenger FBI pic
November 16, 2015, No comments

Newly released documents reveal info about some of the longtime N.C. congressman’s domestic challenges but nothing about his foreign policy disputes.

Voters take to the booths at the Madison High School polling location in Madison County. At around 2 p.m. Tuesday, 194 voters had cast a ballot at the school. Colby Rabon/Carolina Public Press

CPP probes criminal records of WNC municipal candidates

October 26, 2015, No comments

Checking records for 2015 candidates in WNC identifies four with criminal convictions. Each spoke with CPP, as did one candidate with a long history o ...

Swain County audit

Swain, Avery clerks of court adjust after state audits

October 12, 2015, No comments

Recent audits by the Office of the State Auditor identified similar problems in Avery and Swain counties, including insufficient safeguards for handli ...

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Drugs, fraud and theft: Newly released records tally crimes logged by Asheville’s VA inspectors

August 27, 2015, No comments

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in Asheville receives high marks from federal inspectors and patients alike, but Western North Caroli ...