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The North Carolina General Assembly in Raleigh. File photo by Angie Newsome/Carolina Public Press
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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: crunching new revenue numbers and hammering out a state budget. Also inside: A look at what bills impacting Western North Carolina met the crossover deadline.

National Forest map via the U.S. Forest Service

Forest Service steps toward ‘more constructive dialogue’ about Pisgah, Nantahala

April 27, 2015, No comments

The U.S. Forest Service held a meeting last week that brought together three forest collaborative planning groups. "There was a hunger to move past th ...

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Forest Lookouts: The inextricable — but controversial — ties among WNC economies and the national forests

April 17, 2015, No comments

The remanagement of Pisgah and Nantahala national forests will have decades-long environmental impact on North Carolina's largest block of public land ...

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Raleigh Report: Possums, hard cider and Billy Graham

April 14, 2015, No comments

If you’re looking for a mix of legislation that fits neatly with common lore from WNC, then this is your week.