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Angie Newsome/Carolina Public Press
November 23, 2015, No comments

Rutherford County charter school suspends clubs and seeks legal advice after criticism of gay-student support group. ACLU warns against discrimination.

Duke Energy's Asheville plant. Archive photograph by Micah Wilkins/Carolina Public Press

Duke reverses course on ‘modernization’ plan

November 4, 2015, No comments

Duke Energy scraps plans for WNC transmission lines and SC substation after public outcry against its proposals. Environmental groups are pleased but ...

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UPDATED: WNC voters pick city, town governments

November 3, 2015, No comments

Unofficial election night results from cities, towns and villages across WNC updated as results come in. Spruce Pine tie broken after Thursday recount ...

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WNC districts have state’s lowest teacher turnover

November 3, 2015, No comments

Teachers are leaving WNC schools at a lower rate than elsewhere. The reasons why remain elusive and may come down in part to supportive communities an ...

  • Panelists addressed a variety of moderator and audience questions about water ownership in Western North Carolina. Matt Rose/Carolina Public Press
    Newsmakers video: Who owns WNC’s water
    October 28, 2015, No comments

    From charges that one city uses 'water as a weapon' to a discussion of whether private or public entities are suited -- and adequately funded -- to manage drinking water, the most-recent Newsmakers event tackled questions about water owners ...