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

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, ...