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Jackson County closed session 2014
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March 26, 2015, No comments

Prompted by Carolina Public Press’s recent investigation into closed sessions, Jackson County commissioners will now regularly review closed minutes for potential release. Meanwhile, the board released a detailed account of one of last year’s closed sessions held to discuss real estate lawsuits in the county.

Closed sessions redacted graphic

Closed session minutes from WNC’s boards of commissioners

March 15, 2015, No comments

Carolina Public Press's ongoing investigation of closed sessions in 2014 will keep gathering and posting the unsealed records of those meetings here.

Covert surveillance budget ammendment

Asheville City Council to vote on ‘covert surveillance equipment’ for police

February 23, 2015, No comments

At its Tuesday, Feb. 24 meeting, the council is slated to consider using state drug-seizure funds for the gear, which is described in a city staff rep ...

Go here to read the entire Wilderness Act [PDF]

Understand the law: The Wilderness Act

February 4, 2015, No comments

Wilderness areas in Western North Carolina are a point of debate in the Pisgah and Nantahala national forest remanagement process. Here, we offer a sh ...