The study, first mentioned publicly at a state Environmental Review Commission hearing last week, comes as a surprise to area legislators and environmental activists.
Community colleges in Western North Carolina are getting used to the new funding reality — increase enrollment or expect fewer dollars from Raleigh.
The state budget office has announced priority repair projects, with proposed construction and upgrade plans including historic sites, medical centers ...
Carolina Public Press analyzed 12 months of environmental fines across Western North Carolina, showing which private and public wastewater systems hav ...
ASU consolidates majors in changes that echo those called for in the UNC system's most recent strategic plan.
WCU task force recommends dropping “low-performing” programs and enhancing "truly exceptional" ones, while Chancellor David Belcher pushes to save some with "enormous potential."
A faculty review triggered by reduced state funding may lead to streamlined courses but more elective choices for students, administrators say.
“The region does have some power," WCU political science professor Chris Cooper noted as this session of the General Assembly wound down. "At the same time, there continues to be a sense that Raleigh is a long way away.”
The Asheville-based Women at Risk program, which offers women an alternative to prison, is now run by Homeward Bound after facing a funding crunch.