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May 23, 2015, No comments

In a vote that diverged from the party-line splits of the past several years, the House approved a $22.1 billion biennial budget for North Carolina by a vote of 93 to 23 on Friday.

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What happened to the push for the ERA in NC?

May 8, 2015, No comments

With prospects of a quick legislative fix fading in North Carolina, some legislators and activists are playing the long game to try to make women's eq ...

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More rural WNC would win in new NC sales tax plan as Buncombe, Watauga lose millions

March 27, 2015, No comments

In a Monday press conference, Senate Majority Leader Harry Brown released a plan that would shift from a sales tax distribution formula, a plan that w ...

Cassius Cash, the new superintendent of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, speaks during an event in Boston, Ma. Photo courtesy of the National Park Service

Open houses set to introduce new Smokies superintendent

February 10, 2015, No comments

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials invite the public to four open house opportunities to meet and welcome new Superintendent Cassius Cash t ...

  • Bradley T. Adcock
    Adcock to lead ASU Board of Trustees
    October 6, 2014, No comments

    Bradley T. Adcock, of Cary, has been elected to lead Appalachian State University’s Board of Trustees as chairman. Alice Roess, of Blowing Rock, has been elected vice chair and M. Lee Barnes Jr., of Durham, has been elected secretary.

  • Mary Grant
    Grant named UNC Asheville chancellor
    August 5, 2014, No comments

    Mary K. Grant, president of the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts since 2002, has been elected chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Asheville by the Board of Governors of the 17-campus University of North Carolina.