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Scott Hamilton
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July 31, 2014, No comments

The president and CEO of AdvantageWest Economic Development Group, Scott T. Hamilton, has been appointed executive director of the Appalachian Regional Commission.

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Advocates: 4th Circuit ruling paves way for end to NC’s Amendment One

July 29, 2014, No comments

In North Carolina, multiple federal challenges to the state's same-sex marriage ban, known as Amendment One, are working their way through the courts.

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WCU launching new lifelong learning program for WNC retirees

July 29, 2014, No comments

The institute will feature weekly interactive seminars in Cullowhee and Asheville. Sessions will focus on a wide variety of topics spanning business, ...

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Free online entrepreneurship training available through Haywood Community College

July 17, 2014, Comments Off

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, Comments Off

    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 contests, a chainsaw competition, antique auto show and the Mountain Heritage Day 5K.

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    UNCA, WCU improvements authorized by McCrory
    July 8, 2014, Comments Off

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

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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 ...