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Gov. Pat McCrory
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April 17, 2014, No comments

Gov. Pat McCrory will ask legislators for broader authority over coal ash disposal, but his plan does not envision eliminating all 33 of Duke Energy’s ash ponds.

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Victims of NC’s sterilization program face deadline for compensation

April 17, 2014, No comments

North Carolina will soon be the first state in the nation to compensate victims of an officially sanctioned sterilization program, a large number of w ...

Mitchell County, N.C., map courtesy of the U.S. Census Bureau, via Wikipedia

Inside WNC: Mitchell County

April 17, 2014, No comments

This is your guide to Bakersville, Spruce Pine and Mitchell County, including direct links to elected officials, key agencies and departments, plus in ...

Current Buncombe County District Attorney Ron Moore and challenger Todd Williams appear at a recent debate held in Asheville.

VIDEO: Buncombe County district attorney candidates debate

April 16, 2014, No comments

Two candidates vying to become Buncombe County's next district attorney recently discussed issues ranging from funding to the Asheville Police Departm ...

  • McDowell County, N.C., map courtesy of the U.S. Census Bureau, via Wikipedia.
    Inside WNC: McDowell County
    April 16, 2014, No comments

    This is your guide, including direct links, to McDowell County's elected officials, key agencies and departments, and information on the county’s wages, housing, education and more.

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    Inside WNC: Madison County
    April 15, 2014, No comments

    Your guide, including direct links and sources, to Madison County’s elected officials, key agencies and departments, plus information on Marshall's officials and the county’s wages, housing, education and more.

  • Macon County, N.C., map courtesy of the U.S. Census Bureau, via Wikipedia.
    Inside WNC: Macon County
    April 14, 2014, No comments

    Inside WNC is a permanent feature from Carolina Public Press that profiles each of the 18 westernmost counties of North Carolina. This is your guide, including direct links, to Macon County's elected officials, key agencies and departments, ...

  • Photo from August, 2012. Katie Bailey/Carolina Public Press
    Inside WNC: Jackson County
    April 10, 2014, No comments

    Inside WNC is a permanent feature from Carolina Public Press that profiles each of the 18 westernmost counties of North Carolina. This is your guide, including direct links, to Jackson County's elected officials, key agencies and department ...