All posts in Swain

Jack Igelman/Carolina Public Press
Featured
April 14, 2014, No comments

The U.S. Forest Service is encouraging people to submit comments by April 28, 2014, on the Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement. The NOI, published last month in the Federal Register, is part of the next phase of revising the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests Land and Resource Management Plan.

Christmas Tree Getty Image

A 20-year first: EPA proposing changes to pesticide use

April 8, 2014, No comments

While pesticides can help farmers raise lusher Christmas trees and juicier tomatoes, they can also be a threat to thousands of farmworkers in Western ...

Money featured

Spending game just getting started for US Reps. McHenry, Meadows, Foxx

April 7, 2014, No comments

What did it take for Western North Carolina's congressional representatives to win their seat? In the race for office, campaign spending can mean the ...

Gwen Albers/Carolina Public Press

In hot, crowded contests, candidates race to billboards to reach voters in WNC

April 4, 2014, No comments

Even in the age of social networking and new media, candidates in more rural portions of Western North Carolina have made it a 'profitable election ye ...