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National Forest Revision Plan Meeting. Matt Rose/Carolina Public Press
October 31, 2014, No comments

Part Two in the Forest Lookouts series. Nearly every county in Western North Carolina is home to a portion of the Pisgah and Nantahala national forests. Spanning more than 1 million acres, the forests have innumerable economic, environmental and cultural significance for the area. But can — and, if so, to what degree — the public be involved in planning for its future?

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Newsmakers: The Future of WNC’s National Forests

October 31, 2014, No comments

Carolina Public Press announces the launch of Newsmakers, a new nonpartisan conversation series on top Western North Carolina interests and issues. Th ...

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Quick Tip: Who can you vote for?

October 28, 2014, No comments

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.

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After debate about early voting site, surge of voting recorded at Appalachian State University

October 28, 2014, No comments

Following a protracted battle about whether to locate an early voting site at Appalachian State University, vote totals from the first two days of ear ...