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The Middle Prong stream along the Ramsey Cascades Trail in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Photo courtesy of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
January 23, 2015, No comments

Scientists have determined the Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains 2,900 miles of streams. Of those, 1,073 miles of streams are large enough to support fish.

Pack Square 1904

Previously unknown photo album of Asheville in 1904 surfaces

January 15, 2015, No comments

A chance find at a junk shop in New York provides a windfall for local history, providing a rare look at Western North Carolina's largest town, as it ...


Resource: NC House and Senate legislators from Western North Carolina

January 14, 2015, No comments

For your reference and bookmarking, here is an updated listing of all the North Carolina House and Senate representatives from the 18 westernmost coun ...

Angie Newsome/Carolina Public Press

Raleigh Report: Your guide to following, participating in the upcoming NC legislative session

January 12, 2015, Comments Off

With the N.C. General Assembly's next session set to start on Wednesday, here's a list of links and tip on how to tune into hearings, track legislatio ...

  • Early voting, 2012. Colby Rabon/Carolina Public Press
    Quick Tip: Where do I vote?
    November 3, 2014, Comments Off

    Do you know where your precinct is? This year, North Carolina voters must go to their assigned polling location on Tuesday to cast their vote. Here's a quick-and-easy way for you to find out where your precinct is located.

  • WNC CONFIDENTIAL: Your key to hard-to-find public information and records.
    CPP offers new training on public information about nonprofits
    September 23, 2014, Comments Off

    NONPROFIT DISCLOSURES, a new training program from Carolina Public Press, will focus specifically on the state's large and influential nonprofit sector -- including understanding what records and information nonprofit organizations must dis ...