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Micah Wilkins/Carolina Public Press
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April 24, 2014, No comments

Finding affordable care within close proximity has long been a challenge for rural residents. And across the country, the number of health care providers in rural areas has been dropping — a trend also seen across North Carolina’s mountains.

Swain County, N.C., map courtesy of the U.S. Census Bureau, via Wikipedia

Inside WNC: Swain County

April 24, 2014, No comments

Inside WNC is a permanent feature from Carolina Public Press that profiles each of the 18 westernmost counties of North Carolina. This is your guide, ...

Early voting, 2012. Colby Rabon/Carolina Public Press

Early voting starts Thursday; here are the locations across WNC

April 23, 2014, No comments

Early voting begins Thursday and continues through May 3, with the primary to be held on May 6. Here are all the early voting locations for each of th ...

Lake Julian is held back by one of three Duke Energy dams at its coal-fired electricity plant. March 11, 2014. Photo by Micah Wilkins/Carolina Public Press

Latest Asheville coal-ash dam inspections find issues Duke must monitor, address

April 23, 2014, No comments

In the latest inspection records, obtained by Carolina Public Press, regulators found wetness on one of the Asheville coal ash dams owned by Duke Ener ...

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    Inside WNC: Rutherford County
    April 23, 2014, No comments

    This is your guide, including direct links, to Rutherfordton and Rutherford County's elected officials, key agencies and departments, plus information on the county’s wages, housing, education and more.

  • Polk County, N.C., map courtesy of the U.S. Census Bureau, via Wikipedia.
    Inside WNC: Polk County
    April 22, 2014, No comments

    This is your guide, including direct links, to Polk County and Columbus's elected officials, key agencies and departments, plus information on the county’s wages, housing, education and more.

  • Mitchell County, N.C., map courtesy of the U.S. Census Bureau, via Wikipedia
    Inside WNC: Mitchell County
    April 17, 2014, No comments

    This is your guide to Bakersville, Spruce Pine and Mitchell County, including direct links to elected officials, key agencies and departments, plus information on the county’s wages, housing, education and more.

  • McDowell County, N.C., map courtesy of the U.S. Census Bureau, via Wikipedia.
    Inside WNC: McDowell County
    April 16, 2014, No comments

    This is your guide, including direct links, to McDowell County's elected officials, key agencies and departments, and information on the county’s wages, housing, education and more.