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.
In SAT results information released Tuesday, North Carolina students increased their college entrance exam scores overall, compared to the previous two years. In Western North Carolina, however, the region is nearly divided. Inside: County- ...
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.
Recent calculations by the US Census Bureau found that North Carolina is among the 25 states in which manufacturing is still a top three employer.
North Carolina officials have awarded nearly $1 million in grants for 10 projects that will help North Carolina towns and counties restore streams, reduce erosion, study future water supplies and benefit other water resources.
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 ...
When it comes to finding the state's arguably best and worst locations for finding a job, Western North Carolina was home to both in the month of August, according to new data released by the N.C. Department of Commerce.
The agency will conduct burns on approximately 4,000 acres in the two national forests.
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.