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Colby Rabon/Carolina Public Press
November 12, 2015, No comments

WNC county boards of election canvassed last week’s election results on Tuesday and declared winners in several municipal races. Others could still see recounts.

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UPDATED: WNC voters pick city, town governments

November 3, 2015, No comments

Unofficial election night results from cities, towns and villages across WNC updated as results come in. Spruce Pine tie broken after Thursday recount ...

Angie Newsome/Carolina Public Press

WNC districts have state’s lowest teacher turnover

November 3, 2015, No comments

Teachers are leaving WNC schools at a lower rate than elsewhere. The reasons why remain elusive and may come down in part to supportive communities an ...

Voters take to the booths at the Madison High School polling location in Madison County. At around 2 p.m. Tuesday, 194 voters had cast a ballot at the school. Colby Rabon/Carolina Public Press

CPP probes criminal records of WNC municipal candidates

October 26, 2015, No comments

Checking records for 2015 candidates in WNC identifies four with criminal convictions. Each spoke with CPP, as did one candidate with a long history o ...

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    New NC sales tax plan would boost 13 WNC counties
    September 16, 2015, No comments

    A final House and Senate conference report reached the Senate floor on Tuesday morning and was adopted, 33-16 along party lines, roughly eight hours later. A final vote is scheduled for this afternoon (Wednesday). The House, which requires ...