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May 4, 2015, No comments

Johnston, the owner of Tap Root, is also a board member of the N.C. Department of Agriculture and currently serves as a council member for the town of Mills River.

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

Raleigh Report: Crunch time on Jones Street

April 29, 2015, No comments

With the official crossover deadline on Thursday, N.C. legislative committees are kicking into high gear to get a huge gulp of bills heard and to the ...

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Forest Service steps toward ‘more constructive dialogue’ about Pisgah, Nantahala

April 27, 2015, No comments

The U.S. Forest Service held a meeting last week that brought together three forest collaborative planning groups. "There was a hunger to move past th ...

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Forest Lookouts: The inextricable — but controversial — ties among WNC economies and the national forests

April 17, 2015, No comments

The remanagement of Pisgah and Nantahala national forests will have decades-long environmental impact on North Carolina's largest block of public land ...