In a ceremonial signal that the state House is formally organized for the session ahead, several Western North Carolina legislators receive influential committee appointments.
After a one-day session earlier this month and a two-week hiatus, the General Assembly heads back to work. Meanwhile, a state environmental official a ...
This morning, the 2015 N.C. General Assembly begins its official session. What's in store for the legislators from Western North Carolina?
Every year since 2007, the N.C. Department of Commerce reviews the overall economic conditions for all of North Carolina's 100 counties. The department recently completed and released its new designations, which impact state funding resourc ...
In four others, unemployment in November stayed the same, according to the latest data from the N.C. Division of Employment Security.
More than two-dozen Republicans threatened to unseat House Speaker John Boehner from his congressional post Tuesday, and U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows played his part.
As the North Carolina General Assembly heads into a new legislative session next week, the basics of its work — and some of the nitty-gritty details as well — will be increasingly accessible online, thanks to a recent upgrade.
2014 has been a big year for big news about Western North Carolina. Looking back, here are highlights of what Carolina Public Press' investigative reporting unearthed during the past 12 months.
According to newly released data tracking October's unemployment rates across the state's 100 counties, Western North Carolina makes the headlines.