Carolina Public Press surveyed sheriff’s offices in the 18 westernmost counties and found that, depending on your county, some answers that may surprise you.
The Western Highlands Area Authority officially adopted a management agreement with Smoky Mountain Center on May 24, shifting oversight of its eight-c ...
Jeff Hunt, district attorney for Henderson, Polk and Transylvania counties, has been named a special Superior Court judge by Gov. Pat McCrory.
WNC supporters say short-changing a program that’s been a boost to the region’s economy and conservation efforts is the wrong move.
The Clean Water Management Trust Fund has distributed more than $200 million in grants throughout the 18 westernmost counties of the state. Inside: A look at some of the most notable projects in each county.
Fearing that employees will quit before the proposed transition to a neighboring organization, officials with Western Highlands Network voted unanimously Monday to offer qualifying employees a one-time bonus to stay.
More than 282 million people visited America’s national parks in 2012, an increase of more than 3 million over 2011.
North Carolina has for the second straight year set a record for the lowest solid waste disposal rate since measurement of tonnage deposited in the landfill began in 1991, according to data released Thursday by the N.C. Department of Enviro ...