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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 Statement. The NOI, published last month in the Federal Register, is part of the next phase of revising the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests Land and Resource Management Plan.

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 ...

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A 20-year first: EPA proposing changes to pesticide use

April 8, 2014, No comments

While pesticides can help farmers raise lusher Christmas trees and juicier tomatoes, they can also be a threat to thousands of farmworkers in Western ...

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Spending game just getting started for US Reps. McHenry, Meadows, Foxx

April 7, 2014, No comments

What did it take for Western North Carolina's congressional representatives to win their seat? In the race for office, campaign spending can mean the ...