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June 17, 2015, No comments

Debate on the Senate’s $21.5 billion budget proposal is scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday.

Buncombe County's online marriage license application

Vote Check: How the NC Senate, House voted on same-sex marriage veto override

June 15, 2015, No comments

On June 11, the North Carolina legislature voted to override Gov. Pat McCrory's veto of the bill allowing the state's magistrates to recuse themselves ...

Document of the Day

Dig into the ‘Document of the Day’ public records archive

June 2, 2015, No comments

In early 2015, Carolina Public Press began publishing a "Document of the Day" to share key public records. The entries are selected because of their p ...

JobLink center in Hendersonville. Matt Rose/Carolina Public Press. See story on Feb. 5, 2013

Study: Buncombe toughest, Yancey easiest place to grow up for poor children in WNC

May 28, 2015, No comments

For poor children living in Western North Carolina, it is better to live in Jackson, Yancey or Watauga counties than it is to live in Buncombe County, ...

  • The North Carolina General Assembly in Raleigh. File photo by Angie Newsome/Carolina Public Press
    Raleigh Report: Crunch time on Jones Street
    April 29, 2015, No comments

    With the official crossover deadline on Thursday, N.C. legislative committees are kicking into high gear to get a huge gulp of bills heard and to the floor as quickly as possible. Also inside: Bills on renewable energy, environmental regula ...