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July 17, 2014, No comments

More than 20 courses to help potential and existing business owners are now available online and free of charge.

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Competitors to make history at WCU’s 40th Mountain Heritage Day

July 10, 2014, No comments

This is the festival's 40th anniversary and will include a number of contests, from whisker-growing to old-fashioned costumes and home-canned goods co ...

UNC Asheville, pictured on Jan. 8. Colby Rabon/Carolina Public Press

UNCA, WCU improvements authorized by McCrory

July 8, 2014, No comments

Gov. Pat McCrory signed a bill Monday that authorizes approximately $376 million of improvements that will directly benefit students at six University ...

Yancey County Courthouse, taken August 2012. Hank Shell/Carolina Public Press

DA, judicial appointments announced in Cherokee, Mitchell, Yancey counties

June 11, 2014, Comments Off

Gov. Pat McCrory announced on Tuesday district attorney and judicial appointments for positions in Cherokee, Mitchell and Yancey counties.

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    Forest Service releases web app featuring 3 WNC trails
    May 21, 2014, Comments Off

    The web app provides details on trails in the Tsali Recreation Area, located in the Nantahala National Forest Cheoah Ranger District; the Jackrabbit Recreation Area in the national forest's Tusquitee Ranger District; and two large sections ...

  • Cindy MacLeod. Photo courtesy of the National Park Service.
    MacLeod named acting superintendent of Smokies
    May 19, 2014, Comments Off

    Cindy MacLeod has been selected as the acting superintendent of Great Smoky Mountains National Park effective June 1. MacLeod is currently the superintendent of Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia.

  • The peaks of Grandfather Mountain are visible behind the vivid
blooms of the pink-shell azalea, a rare plant species now flowering on the
Mountain. Kellen Short | Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation.
    Rare azalea in bloom on Grandfather Mountain
    May 12, 2014, Comments Off

    The stunning and rare pink-shell azalea is now in bloom on Grandfather Mountain, offering visitors unparalleled access to the shrub native to only a few Western North Carolina counties.