In a ceremonial signal that the state House is formally organized for the session ahead, several Western North Carolina legislators receive influential committee appointments.
Every year since 2007, the N.C. Department of Commerce reviews the overall economic conditions for all of North Carolina's 100 counties. The departmen ...
In four others, unemployment in November stayed the same, according to the latest data from the N.C. Division of Employment Security.
More than two-dozen Republicans threatened to unseat House Speaker John Boehner from his congressional post Tuesday, and U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows played ...
As the North Carolina General Assembly heads into a new legislative session next week, the basics of its work — and some of the nitty-gritty details as well — will be increasingly accessible online, thanks to a recent upgrade.
2014 has been a big year for big news about Western North Carolina. Looking back, here are highlights of what Carolina Public Press' investigative reporting unearthed during the past 12 months.
According to newly released data tracking October's unemployment rates across the state's 100 counties, Western North Carolina makes the headlines.
New disclosures about the Pentagon's program for sharing surplus equipment with local law agencies reveal that at least 44 agencies in Western North Carolina have participated.
Monthly data released by the N.C. Department of Commerce shows that September may have been a good month for job seekers across most - but not all - of the 18 westernmost counties of North Carolina.
In a race where the vast majority of WNC's state legislators kept their seats, Buncombe sent two incumbents home.