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January 20, 2016, 1 Comment

Tickets are available now for this free, public forum, the latest in the Carolina Public Press Newsmakers series, to be held in Asheville on Jan. 28.

Frank Taylor joins Carolina Public Press as its new managing editor.

Taylor joins Carolina Public Press as new managing editor

January 4, 2016, No comments

Frank Taylor has joined the Carolina Public Press team as its new managing editor.

A view of Western Carolina University in Cullowhee from WCU's webcam. Photo courtesy of WCU via

Catamounts face mounting tuition, fees

December 7, 2015, No comments

Western Carolina University board approves higher tuition and fees for the 2016-2017 school year.

Duke Energy Progress has proposed replacing its coal-fired power plant on Asheville's Lake Julian, seen here, with a complex of natural-gas plants.
(Photo by Frank Taylor)

Duke cited for violating permit at Asheville coal ash site

December 4, 2015, No comments

The Department of Environmental Quality says Duke's project at Asheville Regional Airport is not in compliance with conditions of its coal ash reuse p ...

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    All of NC under quarantine for emerald ash borer
    September 17, 2015, No comments

    According to North Carolina's agriculture commissioner, state workers have found "evidence of emerald ash borers in the central, eastern and western parts of the state, including areas near the borders with Virginia, Tennessee and South Car ...