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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 Carolina.”

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Adams, Pruett among 8 North Carolinians to receive heritage award

September 8, 2015, No comments

Gov. Pat McCrory announced on Friday that eight North Carolina artists will receive the North Carolina Heritage Award for their outstanding contributi ...

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Learn about Medicare benefits at Wednesday’s forum in Jackson County

August 17, 2015, No comments

Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin and SHIIP, the Seniors' Health Insurance Information Program, will hold a series of town hall events to educate M ...

A 10-to-15-year management plan is under development for Pisgah and Nantahala national forests. Jack Igelman/Carolina Public Press

State officials issue air quality advisory for parts of WNC

August 7, 2015, No comments

Air quality officials issued a Code Orange advisory on Thursday for air pollution in parts of Western North Carolina as smoke from wildfires drift dow ...

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    McCrory signs 11 more bills into NC law
    July 2, 2015, No comments

    Gov. Pat McCrory has signed 11 additional bills into law, including bills to continue operating the state government until Aug. 15, prohibiting certain investments and contracts involved with Iran and requiring moped owners to have insuranc ...