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Asheville ash ponds
November 24, 2014, No comments

The phase-out of wet coal ash basins at the Asheville power station has kicked into high gear now that the company has submitted detailed plans.

Photo illustration of President Richard Nixon and the Rev. Billy Graham by Jon Elliston.

Newly released White House diaries reveal more about Billy Graham’s alliance with Richard Nixon

November 12, 2014, No comments

Forty years after Nixon’s resignation, another round of disclosures details Graham’s role as one of the late president’s confidants and strategi ...

September 2014 unemployment rates. Map courtesy of the N.C. Department of Commerce

September unemployment falls across WNC

November 10, 2014, Comments Off

Monthly data released by the N.C. Department of Commerce shows that September may have been a good month for job seekers across most - but not all - o ...

Early voting, 2012. Colby Rabon/Carolina Public Press

Quick Tip: Where do I vote?

November 3, 2014, Comments Off

Do you know where your precinct is? This year, North Carolina voters must go to their assigned polling location on Tuesday to cast their vote. Here's ...

  • August unemployment rates in Western North Carolina. Image courtesy of the N.C. Department of Commerce
    WNC home to NC’s highest, lowest unemployment rates
    October 3, 2014, Comments Off

    When it comes to finding the state's arguably best and worst locations for finding a job, Western North Carolina was home to both in the month of August, according to new data released by the N.C. Department of Commerce.