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

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 ...

Scott Hamilton

AdvantageWest CEO to head Appalachian Regional Commission

July 31, 2014, Comments Off

The president and CEO of AdvantageWest Economic Development Group, Scott T. Hamilton, has been appointed executive director of the Appalachian Regiona ...

  • 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.

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    EBCI, Lambert growing Cherokee County’s Valley River Casino
    April 28, 2014, Comments Off

    When it comes to gambling in Western North Carolina, the landscape is shifting -- one tribal and casino leaders are betting will have a hard-to-ignore impact on the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, not to mention the job and economic hands ...