Scientists have determined the Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains 2,900 miles of streams. Of those, 1,073 miles of streams are large enough to support fish.
Every year since 2007, the N.C. Department of Commerce reviews the overall economic conditions for all of North Carolina's 100 counties. The departmen ...
In four others, unemployment in November stayed the same, according to the latest data from the N.C. Division of Employment Security.
As the North Carolina General Assembly heads into a new legislative session next week, the basics of its work — and some of the nitty-gritty details ...
2014 has been a big year for big news about Western North Carolina. Looking back, here are highlights of what Carolina Public Press' investigative reporting unearthed during the past 12 months.
The 1,000-mile trail corridor will ultimately link Clingman’s Dome in the Great Smoky Mountains to Jockey’s Ridge State Park on the coast.
According to newly released data tracking October's unemployment rates across the state's 100 counties, Western North Carolina makes the headlines.
New disclosures about the Pentagon's program for sharing surplus equipment with local law agencies reveal that at least 44 agencies in Western North Carolina have participated.
Questions raised during the Newsmakers forum with some of Western North Carolina's top forest and wildlife managers and advocates included queries about logging proposals, designated areas for recreational and hunting use and the use of tax ...
Monthly data released by the N.C. Department of Commerce shows that September may have been a good month for job seekers across most - but not all - of the 18 westernmost counties of North Carolina.