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Nic Apostoleris is director of the new Appalachian Mountain Community Health Centers.
January 21, 2016, No comments

Director describes “difficult birth process” for health center plagued by five months of delays amid federal scrutiny and criticism from peer organizations.

Librarian Zoe Rhine says the album is a goldmine of local history. Jon Elliston/CPP

Top 10 stories of 2015

December 30, 2015, No comments

Carolina Public Press looks back at the biggest readership stories of the year

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Clusters of unvaccinated kids create WNC health time bomb

December 16, 2015, No comments

Buncombe poses worst problem due to misinformation, but Transylvania and Polk also have substantial levels of children not being immunized.

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Wave of changes shaking up Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians

December 10, 2015, No comments

In recent months the tribe has elected a new principal chief, opened a new hospital and casino and faced disputes over pay raises and legalization of ...

  • House and Senate rules committee chairs Rep. David Lewis, R-Harnett, and Sen. Tom Apodaca, R-Henderson, hold a brief meeting Monday at Lewis's desk on the floor of the House. Kirk Ross/Carolina Public Press
    Debates grow tense as NC General Assembly winds up work
    September 29, 2015, No comments

    As the end of the session approaches, North Carolina's lawmakers face debates over deer farming, Planned Parenthood, changes to environmental legislation and a compromise deal on the infrastructure and transportation bond proposed by Gov. P ...