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.
A federal judge Tuesday became the second in five days to declare North Carolina’s same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional, but he allowed Republican ...
On Friday, history was made in Asheville as a federal judge struck down Amendment One and legalized same-sex marriage in North Carolina.
As of Sept. 30, 2014, the Office for Justice of Sterilization Victims has forwarded 786 claim forms from potential Eugenics Board sterilization victim ...
The Division of Mental Health Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services will hold a listening session on Wednesday, Oct. 15, from 6-8 p.m. at Haywood Community College.
The Public Health Division of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services announced Tuesday that North Carolina's Infant Mortality Rate for 2013 was 7.0 per 1,000 live births. The Infant Mortality Rate ties 2010 as the lowest ...
The 2013 N.C. Youth Tobacco Survey delivers both good and bad news to those working to prevent tobacco use among North Carolina students.
About 100 people gathered on of Pack Square wearing red and protesting police brutality and racial injustice late Sunday evening in a precursor to a larger rally scheduled for Aug. 30.
The exhibition traces the history of African Americans' education in Western North Carolina, with a particular emphasis on Madison County, from Reconstruction through the period of Civil Rights legislation and integration in the 1960s.
How much are North Carolina’s citizens permitted to know about the government and corporate operations that could affect their daily lives? A slew of new state legislation addressed that question.