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Micah Wilkins/Carolina Public Press
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April 24, 2014, No comments

Finding affordable care within close proximity has long been a challenge for rural residents. And across the country, the number of health care providers in rural areas has been dropping — a trend also seen across North Carolina’s mountains.

Early voting, 2012. Colby Rabon/Carolina Public Press

Early voting starts Thursday; here are the locations across WNC

April 23, 2014, No comments

Early voting begins Thursday and continues through May 3, with the primary to be held on May 6. Here are all the early voting locations for each of th ...

Jack Igelman/Carolina Public Press

Comments on National Forests Environmental Impact Statement due April 28

April 14, 2014, No comments

The U.S. Forest Service is encouraging people to submit comments by April 28, 2014, on the Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Stateme ...

Photo courtesy of Appalachian Landslide Consultants.

Despite the end of state support, landslide mapping continues in WNC

April 10, 2014, No comments

In Western North Carolina, it does not take a tragedy like the one last month in Washington State to drive home the risk of a landslide. Each year, th ...

  • Bob Orr. Photo courtesy of Poyner Spruill.
    McCrory appoints interim DA for 5 WNC counties
    April 9, 2014, No comments

    Gov. Pat McCrory has appointed Justice Bob Orr, a former member of the N.C. Court of Appeals and former Justice on the N.C. Supreme Court, to fill the vacancy in the district attorney’s office in the 24th Prosecutorial District created by ...