This story launches an in-depth reporting project from Carolina Public Press about the future of the Pisgah and Nantahala national forests which are undergoing an extensive re-planning process that will ultimately oversee more than 1 million acres in 18 mountain counties and have innumerable impacts on Western North Carolina’s residents, economies and environment.
Watch Asheville Mayor Esther Manheimer's presentation during the State of the City address.
Press release from the city of Asheville: ASHEVILLE — The City of Asheville will hold an informational meeting on Monday, Oct. 6 on proposed Mun ...
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.
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 August, according to new data released by the N.C. Department of Commerce.
Asheville faces difficulties in raising enough revenue to meet its challenges, but Mayor Esther Manheimer said she Wednesday that she believes that by making partnerships, pouring efforts into “innovation districts” and engaging in care ...
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 […]
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.
So now that the last public hearing on the rules governing possible fracking in North Carolina has taken place, what’s next?
In the fourth and final public hearing on North Carolina's fracking-related rules, mountain residents largely decried the proposed rules, expressing concerns about ground and surface-water pollution, industrial accidents, pipeline failures ...