The Clean Water Management Trust Fund has distributed more than $200 million in grants throughout the 18 westernmost counties of the state. Inside: A look at some of the most notable projects in each county.
The U.S. Forest Services plans two upcoming meetings, to be held in Franklin and Asheville, about the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests management plan revisions.
The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina approved two $75,000 Early Childhood Development Focus Area Grants last week to Region A Partnership for Children and Southwestern Child Development Commission.
An investigation into fire codes and electrical work at Buncombe County schools finds both violations and allegations that employees and contractors were told not to pull required permits for work done on schools in the system.
Carolina Public Press will join other local media experts to discuss the roll and challenges of the free press and independent media today in this public event, which is a collaboration between Asheville Free Media and Black Mountain Colleg ...
Fearing that employees will quit before the proposed transition to a neighboring organization, officials with Western Highlands Network voted unanimously Monday to offer qualifying employees a one-time bonus to stay.
A look at Western North Carolina-related measures up for consideration this week in the N.C. General Assembly, including a bill that would expand the study of the Cherokee language and one regarding appointments to a local transportation pl ...
Leading the rally was Bob Etheridge, the former state superintendent for public instruction, who accused the legislature of trying to undo years of success at improving graduation rates.