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The hellbender salamander population in Western North Carolina is being studied as a special of special concern. Photo courtesy of the North Carolina Zoo.
November 30, 2015, No comments

Program gathering data on N.C. species has been slashed by legislators who may not have realized what it did. At least one lawmaker promises to restore funding.

Campaigners for both the Vance Patterson and Mark Meadows campaigns for the Republican Congressional District 11's runoff await and greet voters outside the Flat Rock Village Center in Henderson County. Katie Bailey/Carolina Public Press

Election season 2016 starts in December 2015 for candidates

November 25, 2015, No comments

Moving the presidential primary to March shakes up more than just the state's national relevance as state and local candidates have to file in Decembe ...

Angie Newsome/Carolina Public Press

UPDATED: School adopts policy affecting gender-identity club

November 23, 2015, No comments

Rutherford County charter school passes 'inclusive' club policy with parental permission required for younger students.

Lake Adger dam square

Water deal failure puts Polk County on hook to fix at-risk dam

November 20, 2015, No comments

Plans to fix Turner Shoals Dam are back in play after the collapse of water deal with a South Carolina district, which balked at paying for the projec ...