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Asheville Meter Services worker Shane Moore tests the accuracy of a meter at a hotel in Woodfin last Wednesday. According to the city of Asheville, the Capital Improvement Fee generates about $6.5 million every year. The fee is dedicated to maintaining the region's largest water system. Mike Belleme/Carolina Public Press
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August 26, 2015, No comments

With changes to and debates around the ownership of some water systems in Western North Carolina, Carolina Public Press is undertaking an in-depth and investigative project looking at who owns the water in the 18 westernmost counties of the state.

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Little budging on the NC budget, House pitches bonds

August 4, 2015, No comments

Holding up negotiations over an agreement on this session’s two-year budget are key policy changes on Medicaid and education pushed by the Senate. B ...

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Dig into the ‘Document of the Day’ public records archive

June 2, 2015, No comments

In early 2015, Carolina Public Press began publishing a "Document of the Day" to share key public records. The entries are selected because of their p ...

JobLink center in Hendersonville. Matt Rose/Carolina Public Press. See story on Feb. 5, 2013

Study: Buncombe toughest, Yancey easiest place to grow up for poor children in WNC

May 28, 2015, No comments

For poor children living in Western North Carolina, it is better to live in Jackson, Yancey or Watauga counties than it is to live in Buncombe County, ...