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CPP 2014 wordl
December 18, 2014, No comments

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.


In response to housing ‘crisis,’ Asheville considering density, development rules overhaul

October 15, 2014, 1 Comment

Potential measures — including new uses of city-owned land, expanded incentives for housing and overhauling development rules to allow more density ...

Lee Walker Heights

Redevelopment of Asheville public housing might be model for larger overhaul

August 28, 2014, 1 Comment

Leaders of the largest public housing authority in Western North Carolina are moving forward with an ambitious upgrade of Lee Walker Heights, the city ...

Scott Hamilton

AdvantageWest CEO to head Appalachian Regional Commission

July 31, 2014, Comments Off

The president and CEO of AdvantageWest Economic Development Group, Scott T. Hamilton, has been appointed executive director of the Appalachian Regiona ...

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    WNC’s public housing faces tightening budgets, rising demand
    June 25, 2014, Comments Off

    Housing authorities and nonprofits managing public housing across Western North Carolina report facing increasing financial pressures due to federal, state and local budget cuts. Combined with an economy leaving more residents demanding the ...