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Ballenger FBI pic
November 16, 2015, No comments

Newly released documents reveal info about some of the longtime N.C. congressman’s domestic challenges but nothing about his foreign policy disputes.

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FBI investigation of Black Mountain College revealed in newly released file

August 5, 2015, No comments

The bureau, which had long kept an eye on some BMC faculty members for suspected radicalism, launched a probe of the “very usual type of school” i ...

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Buncombe schools book controversy detailed in emails as complaint appeal filed

May 29, 2015, 2 Comments

After Lisa Baldwin, a former member of the Buncombe County Board of Education, complained about a novel included in her child's high school class, a f ...


NC House’s state budget proposal draws broad support

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 ...

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    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.