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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 covering a variety of topics throughout October.

Members of Bucky Dann’s Social Problems class at Southwestern Community College will be asking questions of candidates at a series of debates that will be hosted at Southwestern Community College’s Jackson Campus in the next few weeks. Photo via Southwestern Community College

Southwestern Community College class hosting candidate debate series

September 25, 2014, No comments

“A lot of times, debates are for older people,” said Gabrielle Beam, a 19-year-old Bryson City resident who’s pursuing an Associate of Arts degr ...

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Appointments made to NC Academic Standards Review Commission; none are from WNC

September 17, 2014, No comments

The N.C. Department of Administration announced the 11 members of the Academic Standards Review Commission on Tuesday and provided notice of its inaug ...

A photo, thought to have been taken in the 1940s, of children who attended the Mars Hill Anderson Rosenwald School.  Photo courtesy of Mars Hill University

Rural Heritage Museum to open exhibit on African Americans’ education in WNC

August 22, 2014, Comments Off

The exhibition traces the history of African Americans' education in Western North Carolina, with a particular emphasis on Madison County, from Recons ...

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    Grant named UNC Asheville chancellor
    August 5, 2014, Comments Off

    Mary K. Grant, president of the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts since 2002, has been elected chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Asheville by the Board of Governors of the 17-campus University of North Carolina.

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    NC has a final budget proposal. What does it mean for WNC?
    July 31, 2014, Comments Off

    With the North Carolina budget released close to midnight on Wednesday, more details are now known about the direction state lawmakers want to take spending -- including how teacher pay and Medicaid will fare in the coming year.