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September 8, 2015, No comments

Gov. Pat McCrory announced on Friday that eight North Carolina artists will receive the North Carolina Heritage Award for their outstanding contributions to our state’s cultural heritage.

Document of the Day

Dig into the ‘Document of the Day’ public records archive

June 2, 2015, No comments

In early 2015, Carolina Public Press began publishing a "Document of the Day" to share key public records. The entries are selected because of their p ...

Sarah Gudger. Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress

Effort pushes for new monument recognizing WNC’s African Americans

February 10, 2015, No comments

A coalition of local groups are pushing for an “iconic” monument to be erected in Pack Square that recognizes the achievements, sacrifices and his ...

Pack Square 1904

Previously unknown photo album of Asheville in 1904 surfaces

January 15, 2015, No comments

A chance find at a junk shop in New York provides a windfall for local history, providing a rare look at Western North Carolina's largest town, as it ...