The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in Asheville receives high marks from federal inspectors and patients alike, but Western North Carolina is not immune from the types of crimes surrounding veterans’ health care, newly released documents show.
With changes to and debates around the ownership of some water systems in Western North Carolina, Carolina Public Press is undertaking an in-depth and ...
The motions drew sharp responses from Duke and environmental advocates who have come to cleanup terms on three of the plants.
The figure represents a compromise between earlier spending proposals set by the two chambers and Gov. Pat McCrory. Overall, the figure also increased ...
Previously, North Carolina requires health assessments for kids entering kindergarten, but those entering the public school system at any other grade are exempt.
Traffic deaths are up 19 percent in North Carolina so far this year, mirroring a troubling national trend, according to data from the National Safety Council.
The newly unsealed minutes summarize the board's discussions of 22 closed session agenda items during a ninth-month period beginning last October.
Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin and SHIIP, the Seniors' Health Insurance Information Program, will hold a series of town hall events to educate Medicare beneficiaries on how to get the most from their Medicare benefits.
A deal to place long-term management of the system under the control of a South Carolina-based water system is moving forward.
Air quality officials issued a Code Orange advisory on Thursday for air pollution in parts of Western North Carolina as smoke from wildfires drift downwind.