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Watauga closed meetings graphic
January 25, 2016, No comments

Deborah Greene’s efforts have led to the release of hundreds of Watauga County closed session minutes from 1998 to 2015, which are shared publicly here.

Duke Energy Progress has proposed replacing its coal-fired power plant on Asheville's Lake Julian, seen here, with a complex of natural-gas plants.
(Photo by Frank Taylor)

Utilities Commission hearing may lead to swearing

January 22, 2016, No comments

Rules governing Asheville hearing on Duke Energy Progress' plans may surprise many: witnesses to be sworn-in, cross-examined and expected to stick to ...


Tracking MLK: FBI records reveal surveillance, threats during WNC visits

January 14, 2016, No comments

As Martin Luther King Day celebrates 86 years since the civil rights leader’s birth, government files show more about his brief but weighty times he ...

Librarian Zoe Rhine says the album is a goldmine of local history. Jon Elliston/CPP

Top 10 stories of 2015

December 30, 2015, No comments

Carolina Public Press looks back at the biggest readership stories of the year