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    Election 2014: Primary day guide for Macon County
    May 5, 2014, Comments Off

    The primary will take place on May 6, 2014, across North Carolina. Here's your guide to finding out more about the candidates in Macon County, with direct links to their campaign pages.

  • Macon County, N.C., map courtesy of the U.S. Census Bureau, via Wikipedia.
    Inside WNC: Macon County
    April 14, 2014, Comments Off

    Inside WNC is a permanent feature from Carolina Public Press that profiles each of the 18 westernmost counties of North Carolina. This is your guide, including direct links, to Macon County's elected officials, key agencies and departments, ...

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    A 20-year first: EPA proposing changes to pesticide use
    April 8, 2014, Comments Off

    While pesticides can help farmers raise lusher Christmas trees and juicier tomatoes, they can also be a threat to thousands of farmworkers in Western North Carolina who plant and harvest crops on farmland throughout the mountains. Those ris ...