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May 29, 2015, No comments

After Lisa Baldwin, a former member of the Buncombe County Board of Education, complained about a novel included in her child’s high school class, a flurry of messages commenced. And yesterday, Baldwin appealed a decision to keep the book in the curriculum.

JobLink center in Hendersonville. Matt Rose/Carolina Public Press. See story on Feb. 5, 2013

Study: Buncombe toughest, Yancey easiest place to grow up for poor children in WNC

May 28, 2015, No comments

For poor children living in Western North Carolina, it is better to live in Jackson, Yancey or Watauga counties than it is to live in Buncombe County, ...

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Asheville police find more cases of missing evidence in ongoing inspections

May 27, 2015, No comments

Asheville Police Department evidence and property audits spanning the last 18 months show an increasingly meticulous approach to surveying the departm ...

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Complaints to NC ethics commission hit record level

May 20, 2015, No comments

There appears to be no uptick in actual violations, according to data in the North Carolina State Ethics Commission's latest annual report.