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Several hundred people filled the floor of Ramsey Center at Western Carolina University, nearly all of them opposing rules that would make fracking possible in North Carolina. Paul Clark/Carolina Public Press
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October 30, 2014, No comments

A total of 217,285 comments on the draft rules for oil and natural gas exploration have been counted by staff from the N.C. Division of Energy, Mineral and Land Resources, who serve the commission.

The Blue Ridge Parkway. Archive photo by Hank Shell/Carolina Public Press

Blue Ridge Parkway closing sections for repairs, roadwork

October 30, 2014, No comments

Two sections of the Blue Ridge Parkway will be closed beginning Nov. 3 for repairs and roadwork, according to press releases from the agency.

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TV ad spending in judicial elections surpasses $9.1M

October 27, 2014, No comments

In spending on judicial candidates, candidates for four seats on the North Carolina Supreme Court have been the only source of TV spending this fall. ...

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Haywood Community College designated ‘Military Friendly School’

October 17, 2014, Comments Off

Haywood Community College was recently delegated a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military ...

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    Drinking water supplies located near NC coal ash ponds
    October 13, 2014, Comments Off

    Duke Energy officials have identified 830 private and public drinking water supply wells near the company’s 32 coal ash storage ponds in North Carolina, according to an initial survey the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resourc ...

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    Asheville Moral Monday group shifts focus to early voting
    October 7, 2014, Comments Off

    The Mountain People’s Assembly, the Asheville-Buncombe chapter of the NAACP and the Campaign for Southern Equality are hosting a non-partisan Early Voting rally on Oct. 23, the first day of early voting.

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    Adcock to lead ASU Board of Trustees
    October 6, 2014, Comments Off

    Bradley T. Adcock, of Cary, has been elected to lead Appalachian State University’s Board of Trustees as chairman. Alice Roess, of Blowing Rock, has been elected vice chair and M. Lee Barnes Jr., of Durham, has been elected secretary.