A new web application can help Asheville residents analyze and drill-down data on the city’s yearly budget.
The $20.6 billion budget the Senate proposed Sunday is a massive 413-page bill that is as much a policy document as it is a spending plan with specifi ...
Two Republican state senators are seeking funds for DWI toxicology and other case work at a new WNC crime lab in either Henderson or Burke county.
One of the only surviving bills in the N.C. General Assembly related to gun control would close permit information to the public, making it nearly imp ...
State water quality officials are still considering whether to fine MSD for the spill, which is likely the largest one documented by the wastewater treatment facility in the last 20 years.
WNC supporters say short-changing a program that’s been a boost to the region’s economy and conservation efforts is the wrong move.
The Clean Water Management Trust Fund has distributed more than $200 million in grants throughout the 18 westernmost counties of the state. Inside: A look at some of the most notable projects in each county.
Leading the rally was Bob Etheridge, the former state superintendent for public instruction, who accused the legislature of trying to undo years of success at improving graduation rates.
A new program from the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is encouraging chefs to dig into locally grown products this summer.
As more is learned about the Tuesday wastewater spill on the French Broad River, our ongoing special report on the French Broad River, begun last July, can be found here. Our reports include everything from data on 18 months of water-qualit ...