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July 29, 2014, No comments

The institute will feature weekly interactive seminars in Cullowhee and Asheville. Sessions will focus on a wide variety of topics spanning business, history, science, literature, politics and personal development.

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Asheville public housing overhaul gets approval, despite confusion and questions

July 24, 2014, No comments

The governing board of the Housing Authority of the City of Asheville approves a controversial management switch, despite a statement that it wasn't v ...

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Town hall tackles education as Common Core repealed

July 18, 2014, No comments

Jamey Falkenbury, director of operations for Lt. Gov. Dan Forest, traveled throughout Western North Carolina this week answering questions about Commo ...

The North Carolina General Assembly in Raleigh. Angie Newsome/Carolina Public Press

Vote Check: How NC House, Senate voted on repealing Common Core education standards

July 18, 2014, No comments

North Carolina lawmakers approved a bill this week that will to repeal national education standards known as Common Core. Here is how the the state's ...

  • UNC Asheville, pictured on Jan. 8. Colby Rabon/Carolina Public Press
    UNCA, WCU improvements authorized by McCrory
    July 8, 2014, Comments Off

    Gov. Pat McCrory signed a bill Monday that authorizes approximately $376 million of improvements that will directly benefit students at six University of North Carolina institutions.

  • The North Carolina General Assembly in Raleigh. Angie Newsome/Carolina Public Press
    Raleigh Report: Stage set for NC budget talks
    June 16, 2014, Comments Off

    The House and Senate budgets provide for many of the same upgrades to Western region projects, but a new WNC addition in the House budget is $2 million in planning funds for a western campus for the North Carolina School of Science and Math ...