All posts in Graham

Early voting, 2012. Colby Rabon/Carolina Public Press
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 the 18 westernmost counties in North Carolina.

A view of Robbinsville, the home of Stanley Furniture, Graham County's largest employer.

With Stanley’s closure coming, Graham’s workers, community still banking on furniture

April 22, 2014, No comments

Graham County, with a population of about 8,700 residents, is still dealing with the news that its largest employer is about to close. About 400 peopl ...

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 ...

Christmas Tree Getty Image

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 ...

  • Stanley Furniture featured
    In one WNC county, a jobs implosion
    April 3, 2014, No comments

    Stanley Furniture, the largest employer in Graham County, announced Tuesday it would close, laying off 400 workers in the county of about 8,700 residents. The closure will likely double the number of people searching for work in a county th ...

  • The dam at Lake Santeetlah, located in Graham County and pictured on Aug. 18, 2012. Hank Shell/Carolina Public Press
    Inside WNC: Graham County
    April 3, 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 ...