Filling a gap in regional history – the missing story of African Americans in Western North Carolina – will be the aim of a new conference convened by history scholars at UNC Asheville.
Statements of Economic Interest, which must be filed yearly, offer a wealth of data on personal stakes that could sway public policy decisions in North Carolina.
From climate change to fracking chemicals, Hagan and Tillis recently challenged one another on their actions and opinions related to the state's environment.
Watch Asheville Mayor Esther Manheimer's presentation during the State of the City address.
On Friday, history was made in Asheville as a federal judge struck down Amendment One and legalized same-sex marriage in North Carolina.
The Mountain People’s Assembly, the Asheville-Buncombe chapter of the NAACP and the Campaign for Southern Equality are hosting a non-partisan Early Voting rally on Oct. 23, the first day of early voting.
State spending on education took center stage Thursday during a debate at Western Carolina University between Democrat Jane Hipps and incumbent Republican Sen. Jim Davis for the 50th District Senate seat, which includes Cherokee, Clay, Grah ...
As of Sept. 30, 2014, the Office for Justice of Sterilization Victims has forwarded 786 claim forms from potential Eugenics Board sterilization victims to the Industrial Commission.
Asheville faces difficulties in raising enough revenue to meet its challenges, but Mayor Esther Manheimer said she Wednesday that she believes that by making partnerships, pouring efforts into “innovation districts” and engaging in care ...
The N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources required Duke Energy to submit Groundwater Assessment Plans as part of the effort to cleanup or mitigate groundwater contamination at the utility’s coal ash storage ponds. The compa ...