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A "heat map" provided by the N.C. Board of Elections appears to indicate where voters without needed identifications to vote are concentrated. Click to view the full-size image.
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June 5, 2015, No comments

Two hearings on new voter ID requirements will be held in Sylva and Boone next week. Inside: What the changes are, locations where the new law impacts the most voters, how to obtain an ID and the locations of the hearings.

Document of the Day

Dig into the ‘Document of the Day’ public records archive

June 2, 2015, No comments

In early 2015, Carolina Public Press began publishing a "Document of the Day" to share key public records. The entries are selected because of their p ...

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, ...

The North Carolina General Assembly in Raleigh. File photo by Angie Newsome/Carolina Public Press

Raleigh Report: Act 2 of the NC legislature set to begin

May 4, 2015, No comments

With the frenzy of last week’s crossover rush behind them, North Carolina legislators return to Raleigh this week to begin part two of the job: crun ...

  • Jackson County closed session 2014
    Jackson commissioners adopt new closed session policy
    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 ...