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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 would shift the disbursement of millions of dollars in the region.

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 ...

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

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 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, No comments

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, 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.

  • Cindy MacLeod. Photo courtesy of the National Park Service.
    MacLeod named acting superintendent of Smokies
    May 19, 2014, No comments

    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.