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Body cam
July 30, 2015, No comments

As national conversations continue about law agencies using body cameras to document their interactions with the public, local law enforcement is no exception. Now, 90 Buncombe County sheriff’s deputies wear body cameras as part of their regular duties.

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Polk commissioners press on with plan for long-term transfer of county water system

July 23, 2015, No comments

At a July 20 meeting, a majority of the board indicated it supports the plan, which would transfer management of the county's system to a South Caroli ...

Polk water system square

Polk County weighs 75-year transfer of its water system to a South Carolina district

July 16, 2015, No comments

The proposed transfer, to upstate South Carolina's Inman-Campobello Water District, is picking up speed and a flood of complaints at the same time. At ...

Photo courtesy of the N.C. Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

Organic growers can apply for certification cost-share assistance

July 15, 2015, No comments

Organic growers in North Carolina can apply for partial reimbursement of the cost of becoming certified or for recertification through a program offer ...