Four incumbent state legislators from Western North Carolina are facing a tough battle to hold their seats.
Do you know where your precinct is? This year, North Carolina voters must go to their assigned polling location on Tuesday to cast their vote. Here's a quick-and-easy way for you to find out where your precinct is located.
On the cusp of the Nov. 4 election, the documents detail all of the candidates' receipts and expenditures for the third quarter of 2014, which saw a frenzy of fundraising in many districts.
Confused about who will be on your ballot? Here's a quick-and-easy way to look at your sample ballot before you cast your vote.
This story launches an in-depth reporting project from Carolina Public Press about the future of the Pisgah and Nantahala national forests which are undergoing an extensive re-planning process that will ultimately oversee more than 1 millio ...
Statements of Economic Interest, which must be filed yearly, offer a wealth of data on personal stakes that could sway public policy decisions in North Carolina.
In SAT results information released Tuesday, North Carolina students increased their college entrance exam scores overall, compared to the previous two years. In Western North Carolina, however, the region is nearly divided. Inside: County- ...
When it comes to finding the state's arguably best and worst locations for finding a job, Western North Carolina was home to both in the month of August, according to new data released by the N.C. Department of Commerce.
The Public Health Division of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services announced Tuesday that North Carolina's Infant Mortality Rate for 2013 was 7.0 per 1,000 live births. The Infant Mortality Rate ties 2010 as the lowest ...
Your guide from Carolina Public Press to information on road and highway repairs, transportation planning organizations, greenways and public transportation in Polk County (including Columbus, Saluda and Tryon).