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.
Earlier this year, New Belgium Brewing took steps to form a political action committee. It is believed to be a first for brewers in the exponentially ...
Forty years after Nixon’s resignation, another round of disclosures details Graham’s role as one of the late president’s confidants and strategi ...
In a race where the vast majority of WNC's state legislators kept their seats, Buncombe sent two incumbents home.
Even as some heated disputes played out in yesterday's election, 15 of 18 Western North Carolina counties will keep their top law officer in place.
Four incumbent state legislators from Western North Carolina are facing a tough battle to hold their seats.
Do you know where your precinct is? This year, North Carolina voters must go to their assigned polling location on Tuesday to cast their vote. Here's a quick-and-easy way for you to find out where your precinct is located.
On the cusp of the Nov. 4 election, the documents detail all of the candidates' receipts and expenditures for the third quarter of 2014, which saw a frenzy of fundraising in many districts.
Part Two in the Forest Lookouts series. Nearly every county in Western North Carolina is home to a portion of the Pisgah and Nantahala national forests. Spanning more than 1 million acres, the forests have innumerable economic, environmenta ...
A total of 217,285 comments on the draft rules for oil and natural gas exploration have been counted by staff from the N.C. Division of Energy, Mineral and Land Resources, who serve the commission.