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January 25, 2016, No comments

Deborah Greene’s efforts have led to the release of hundreds of Watauga County closed session minutes from 1998 to 2015, which are shared publicly here.

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Late congressman Ballenger’s FBI file details threats and a robbery

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 ...