Statements of Economic Interest, which must be filed yearly, offer a wealth of data on personal stakes that could sway public policy decisions in North Carolina.
In SAT results information released Tuesday, North Carolina students increased their college entrance exam scores overall, compared to the previous two years. In Western North Carolina, however, the region is nearly divided. Inside: County- ...
State spending on education took center stage Thursday during a debate at Western Carolina University between Democrat Jane Hipps and incumbent Republican Sen. Jim Davis for the 50th District Senate seat, which includes Cherokee, Clay, Grah ...
When it comes to finding the state's arguably best and worst locations for finding a job, Western North Carolina was home to both in the month of August, according to new data released by the N.C. Department of Commerce.
The agency will conduct burns on approximately 4,000 acres in the two national forests.
The Public Health Division of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services announced Tuesday that North Carolina's Infant Mortality Rate for 2013 was 7.0 per 1,000 live births. The Infant Mortality Rate ties 2010 as the lowest ...
In an effort to help small business owners and entrepreneurs, Southwestern Community College’s Small Business Center will offer a number of seminars covering a variety of topics throughout October.
The third and final in a series of political debates sponsored by Western Carolina University’s Public Policy Institute and Department of Political Science and Public Affairs will be held Thursday, Oct. 2.
At a forum held Tuesday, state officials fielded questions about fracking-related health and environmental concerns and presented information on how proposed rules overseeing natural gas exploration in the state were developed.
The state has retreated from its plan to collect rock samples this year in Jackson and the other far-western counties to test for indications of shale gas deposits.