The N.C. Department of Commerce announced the end of November that it has changed the economic rankings for 13 of North Carolina's 100 counties for 20 ...
What's the impact of the region's cultural heritage on WNC's economy? Last week, on its 10th anniversary, the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area announ ...
A look at how Western North Carolina and statewide agencies managing the subsidized child-care program dealt with the recent federal shutdown -- and what parents and officials across the region may face if it happens again.
Our investigation shows how a major measure of public safety can go unreported, and what the state might do to make sure it doesn't.
Western Highland Network officially ceases to operate, and Smoky Mountain Center continues with work to change its name and create a commission representing its new 23-county area. Also inside: A guide to how you can find help.
The United States House on Tuesday approved a Senate proposal to end the 16-day partial government shutdown in a 285-144 vote. Here's a look at how North Carolina's senators and representatives voted on the measure.
Western North Carolina hospitals are increasingly resorting to turning home-care programs over to private businesses, which, hospital officials say, have become too costly for them to provide.