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December 18, 2014, No comments

2014 has been a big year for big news about Western North Carolina. Looking back, here are highlights of what Carolina Public Press’ investigative reporting unearthed during the past 12 months.

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 ...

Bradley T. Adcock

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 ...

Mary Grant

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 A ...

  • 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.