All posts in Graham

Jack Igelman/Carolina Public Press
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 Statement. The NOI, published last month in the Federal Register, is part of the next phase of revising the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests Land and Resource Management Plan.

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 ...

Money featured

Spending game just getting started for US Reps. McHenry, Meadows, Foxx

April 7, 2014, No comments

What did it take for Western North Carolina's congressional representatives to win their seat? In the race for office, campaign spending can mean the ...

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 reside ...

  • 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 ...