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 flurry of messages commenced. And yesterday, Baldwin appealed a decision to keep the book in the curriculum.
In a vote that diverged from the party-line splits of the past several years, the House approved a $22.1 billion biennial budget for North Carolina by ...
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 w ...
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.
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.
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, 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.
The president and CEO of AdvantageWest Economic Development Group, Scott T. Hamilton, has been appointed executive director of the Appalachian Regional Commission.