While public housing is generally thought of as a more urban phenomenon, it, in fact, exists -- in some form -- in each one of Western North Carolina's 18 counties. And as some deal with strains on their existing resources, some waitlists f ...
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 department recently completed and released its new designations, which impact state funding resourc ...
More than two-dozen Republicans threatened to unseat House Speaker John Boehner from his congressional post Tuesday, and U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows played his part.
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.
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.