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McDowell County, N.C., map courtesy of the U.S. Census Bureau, via Wikipedia.
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April 16, 2014, No comments

This is your guide, including direct links, to McDowell County’s elected officials, key agencies and departments, and information on the county’s wages, housing, education and more.

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Comments on National Forests Environmental Impact Statement due April 28

April 14, 2014, No comments

The U.S. Forest Service is encouraging people to submit comments by April 28, 2014, on the Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Stateme ...

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A 20-year first: EPA proposing changes to pesticide use

April 8, 2014, No comments

While pesticides can help farmers raise lusher Christmas trees and juicier tomatoes, they can also be a threat to thousands of farmworkers in Western ...

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Spending game just getting started for US Reps. McHenry, Meadows, Foxx

April 7, 2014, No comments

What did it take for Western North Carolina's congressional representatives to win their seat? In the race for office, campaign spending can mean the ...