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January 25, 2016, No comments

Deborah Greene’s efforts have led to the release of hundreds of Watauga County closed session minutes from 1998 to 2015, which are shared publicly here.

WNC's State House Districts

Demographic trends set to shake up WNC politics

January 20, 2016, 1 Comment

Aging population and in-migration in lower numbers than elsewhere will cost western counties in redistricting after 2020 census.

JFK and LBJ

Tracking MLK: FBI records reveal surveillance, threats during WNC visits

January 14, 2016, No comments

As Martin Luther King Day celebrates 86 years since the civil rights leader’s birth, government files show more about his brief but weighty times he ...

Used by permission of Macon County Public Health Child Immunization Services

Clusters of unvaccinated kids create WNC health time bomb

December 16, 2015, No comments

Buncombe poses worst problem due to misinformation, but Transylvania and Polk also have substantial levels of children not being immunized.