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August 27, 2014, No comments

Papers filed by Sheriff Keith Lovin and the SBI follow the troubled trail of cash and guns seized by two now-defunct WNC drug task forces. Meanwhile, Lovin faces an electoral challenge from former deputy Derrick Palmer, an ex-task force member who says some new allegations are inaccurate and politically driven.

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North Carolina’s right to know shifts as legislature changes disclosure laws

August 13, 2014, Comments Off

How much are North Carolina’s citizens permitted to know about the government and corporate operations that could affect their daily lives? A slew o ...

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DOCUMENT: FBI audit of Asheville Police Department’s IT security released

July 15, 2014, Comments Off

While finding the APD in compliance with most of the criteria for a national criminal-information network, the bureau, in a newly published review fro ...

The newly released Asheville Police Department evidence room audit offers further clues to what guns, drugs and money went missing from the department. Angie Newsome/Carolina Public Press

DOCUMENT: The Asheville Police Department evidence room audit

July 2, 2014, 1 Comment

Published for the first time in its entirety, the Asheville Police Department's evidence room audit may be read, reviewed, shared and downloaded here ...

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    Last year, it was Asheville. This year, it’s Boone.
    June 27, 2014, Comments Off

    For the second year in a row, state legislators have removed the planning and zoning authority of a mountain town over its adjacent properties. The move highlights legislators' concern with property rights, but critics say eliminating thes ...