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Angie Newsome/Carolina Public Press
September 30, 2014, No comments

The numbers won’t be official until late October, but enrollment at Appalachian State University has exceeded 18,000 for the 2014-15 academic year.

Angie Newsome/Carolina Public Press

2 new charter schools proposed in WNC

September 30, 2014, No comments

Among the 40 public charter schools recently proposed to open across North Carolina in the fall of 2016 were two located in Western North Carolina.

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SCC offers seminars for small businesses, entrepreneurs

September 29, 2014, No comments

In an effort to help small business owners and entrepreneurs, Southwestern Community College’s Small Business Center will offer a number of seminars ...

The French Broad River. Archive photo by Katie Bailey/Carolina Public Press

Duke Energy creates $10M fund for Carolinas waterways

September 25, 2014, No comments

The money will be used to improve water quality, enhance fish and wildlife habitat, and expand public access. It may also buff a corporate image batte ...