Working with others, the U.S. Forest Service may be one step closer to restoring the American chestnut tree to the mountains of Western North Carolina.
In a statement released Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows questioned the backlog at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
A look at how Western North Carolina and statewide agencies managing the subsidized child-care program dealt with the recent federal shutdown -- and what parents and officials across the region may face if it happens again.
Our investigation shows how a major measure of public safety can go unreported, and what the state might do to make sure it doesn't.
Western Highland Network officially ceases to operate, and Smoky Mountain Center continues with work to change its name and create a commission representing its new 23-county area. Also inside: A guide to how you can find help.
The United States House on Tuesday approved a Senate proposal to end the 16-day partial government shutdown in a 285-144 vote. Here's a look at how North Carolina's senators and representatives voted on the measure.
A Western Carolina University economist estimates that the first 10 days of the partial shutdown of the federal government cost more than $33 million in lost visitor spending in the 18 North Carolina and Tennessee counties located within 60 ...
Carolina Public Press analyzed 12 months of environmental fines across Western North Carolina, showing which private and public wastewater systems have the biggest problems. Meanwhile some critics say such oversight and technical expertise ...