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July 1, 2015, No comments

The objective of the application is to make the budget easier for the public and local government staffers to navigate, understand and discuss, according to the startup DemocracyApps.

Drought map courtesy of the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources. Click for full-size image for all of North Carolina.

Hot weather, lack of rain brings drought back to NC

June 30, 2015, No comments

Drought has returned to North Carolina for the first time in more than two years.

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New search engine streamlines data on Asheville crime, property, services

June 11, 2015, No comments

Called SimpliCity, the program was designed by city staff and is touted as a way to “find out what’s going on all around you in an easy-to-use for ...

Asheville Budget Explorer app

App aims to make Asheville’s budget more transparent

June 9, 2015, No comments

The application, designed by local volunteers, is intended to make city spending more understandable and facilitate discussions about budget prioritie ...