Buncombe poses worst problem due to misinformation, but Transylvania and Polk also have substantial levels of children not being immunized.
Sheriff's office has placed a support services sergeant on paid leave while it investigates his conduct in its evidence and property room.
A look at the list of candidates who have filed to run in 2016 for statewide and local offices affecting WNC.
Plans to fix Turner Shoals Dam are back in play after the collapse of water deal with a South Carolina district, which balked at paying for the project.
WNC county boards of election canvassed last week's election results on Tuesday and declared winners in several municipal races. Others could still see recounts.
Teachers are leaving WNC schools at a lower rate than elsewhere. The reasons why remain elusive and may come down in part to supportive communities and policies.
From charges that one city uses 'water as a weapon' to a discussion of whether private or public entities are suited -- and adequately funded -- to manage drinking water, the most-recent Newsmakers event tackled questions about water owners ...