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State of the City address 2014
October 13, 2014, No comments

Watch Asheville Mayor Esther Manheimer’s presentation during the State of the City address.

Archive photo by Katie Bailey/Carolina Public Press

Asheville Innovation District meeting scheduled for today

October 6, 2014, No comments

Press release from the city of Asheville: ASHEVILLE — The City of Asheville will hold an informational meeting on Monday, Oct. 6 on proposed Mun ...


Manufacturing still among top 3 NC job sectors

October 6, 2014, No comments

Recent calculations by the US Census Bureau found that North Carolina is among the 25 states in which manufacturing is still a top three employer.

August unemployment rates in Western North Carolina. Image courtesy of the N.C. Department of Commerce

WNC home to NC’s highest, lowest unemployment rates

October 3, 2014, Comments Off

When it comes to finding the state's arguably best and worst locations for finding a job, Western North Carolina was home to both in the month of Augu ...

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    Turning your craft into a business seminar to be held today
    October 1, 2014, Comments Off

    Press release from Haywood Community College: CLYDE — Haywood Community College’s Small Business Center will hold a free seminar, REAL Professional Crafts: An Introduction to Turning Your Craft into a […]

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    SCC offers seminars for small businesses, entrepreneurs
    September 29, 2014, Comments Off

    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.

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    Week before fracking hearing, Franklin forum attracts hundreds
    September 4, 2014, Comments Off

    At a forum held Tuesday, state officials fielded questions about fracking-related health and environmental concerns and presented information on how proposed rules overseeing natural gas exploration in the state were developed.