A chance find at a junk shop in New York provides a windfall for local history, providing a rare look at Western North Carolina's largest town, as it was more than 100 years ago.
Mitch Gillespie, the former state legislator from McDowell County, is moved from his assistant secretary post into the department's first Western North Carolina outreach director job.
This morning, the 2015 N.C. General Assembly begins its official session. What's in store for the legislators from Western North Carolina?
For your reference and bookmarking, here is an updated listing of all the North Carolina House and Senate representatives from the 18 westernmost counties of the state.
Civil rights activist and professor Julian Bond will speak Jan. 23 for the 31st Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration at Appalachian State University.
Every year since 2007, the N.C. Department of Commerce reviews the overall economic conditions for all of North Carolina's 100 counties. The department recently completed and released its new designations, which impact state funding resourc ...
With the N.C. General Assembly's next session set to start on Wednesday, here's a list of links and tip on how to tune into hearings, track legislation and contact your legislators.
The N.C. Division of Public Health launched its first North Carolina Breastfeeding-Friendly Child Care Designations recently, awarding the distinction to eight child care facilities. The initiative supports ongoing quality improvement towar ...
After an immensely rainy year in 2013, Grandfather Mountain rainfall rebounded to below-normal precipitation levels in 2014, according to weather data collected at the Mile High Swinging Bridge.
In four others, unemployment in November stayed the same, according to the latest data from the N.C. Division of Employment Security.