A federal judge Tuesday became the second in five days to declare North Carolina’s same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional, but he allowed Republican leaders a chance for appeal.
The court decision is the latest development in Watauga County’s long-running dispute over voting rules in Watauga County, home to Appalachian State University, the largest public university in Western North Carolina.
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.
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.
Duke Energy officials have identified 830 private and public drinking water supply wells near the company’s 32 coal ash storage ponds in North Carolina, according to an initial survey the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resourc ...
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.
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.