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June 2014 unemployment rates. Map courtesy of the N.C. Department of Commerce
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August 20, 2014, No comments

New countywide unemployment data show that, by in large, joblessness fell across the 18 westernmost counties of the state between May and June — arguably the start of tourist season across the mountains. Rates also show that the Asheville MSA posted the lowest unemployment rates among North Carolina’s 14 metro areas.

The North Carolina General Assembly in Raleigh. Angie Newsome/Carolina Public Press

Raleigh Report: NC lawmakers poised to do … something

August 18, 2014, Comments Off

As the NC General Assembly's short session continues, debates over teaching assistant pay, local option sales tax changes and regulating crowdfunding ...

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Harris Teeter denies PETA allegations about abuse at Haywood County dairy

August 13, 2014, Comments Off

Harris Teeter denied Tuesday that it uses milk from a small farm in Haywood County that People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals accused of animal ...

Fracking public hearing in WNC

NC officials: WNC fracking-related tests starting soon

August 12, 2014, 2 Comments

State officials told Carolina Public Press this week that, with the passage of the new state budget, they’ll be able to start work testing rock samp ...

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    WNC Transportation: Haywood County
    August 6, 2014, Comments Off

    Your guide from Carolina Public Press to information on road and highway repairs, transportation planning organizations, greenways and public transportation in Haywood County (including Canton, Clyde, Maggie Valley and Waynesville).

  • The North Carolina General Assembly in Raleigh. Angie Newsome/Carolina Public Press
    Raleigh Report: NC House, Senate agree on budget ‘framework’
    July 28, 2014, Comments Off

    State budget negotiators worked through the weekend following Saturday's announcement of a breakthrough that could bring the 2014 short legislative session to an end. The framework contains news details on teacher raises and cuts to Medicai ...

  • May 2014 unemployment rates in Western North Carolina. Map courtesy of the N.C. Department of Commerce
    WNC unemployment inches up in May
    July 3, 2014, Comments Off

    A snapshot of May's unemployment shows joblessness increased across much -- but not all -- of Western North Carolina when compared to the previous month. Still, the region shows unemployment highs and lows, with its largest metro area posti ...