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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
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February 10, 2015, Comments Off

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

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12 months of disclosures: What Carolina Public Press revealed in 2014

December 18, 2014, Comments Off

2014 has been a big year for big news about Western North Carolina. Looking back, here are highlights of what Carolina Public Press' investigative rep ...

Photo illustration of President Richard Nixon and the Rev. Billy Graham by Jon Elliston.

Newly released White House diaries reveal more about Billy Graham’s alliance with Richard Nixon

November 12, 2014, Comments Off

Forty years after Nixon’s resignation, another round of disclosures details Graham’s role as one of the late president’s confidants and strategi ...

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Adcock to lead ASU Board of Trustees

October 6, 2014, Comments Off

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 ...

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    Grant named UNC Asheville chancellor
    August 5, 2014, Comments Off

    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.

  • Cindy MacLeod. Photo courtesy of the National Park Service.
    MacLeod named acting superintendent of Smokies
    May 19, 2014, Comments Off

    Cindy MacLeod has been selected as the acting superintendent of Great Smoky Mountains National Park effective June 1. MacLeod is currently the superintendent of Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia.