At an awards ceremony held in Chapel Hill earlier this evening, the North Carolina Press Association announced the winners of its 2012 News, Editorial & Photojournalism Contest — and Mountain Xpress was one of them. This year, the Xpress news team took home three awards in the following categories: Investigative Reporting, News Feature Writing and Best Multimedia Project.
Carolina Public Press, a new online outlet dedicated to “in-depth, investigative and independent reporting on the overlooked and under-reported people, places and issues facing the 17 westernmost counties of North Carolina,” launched today, March 3.
Jackson County has long held allure for Floridians as a retreat and an investment mecca. One new development there, helmed by a Miami developer, is scrutinized in a new St. Petersburg Times investigative report.