An octogenarian’s story shows the many obstacles to voting in long-term care facilities in 2020.
City leaders in Brevard stand behind a public works director facing federal prosecution over handling of contaminated soil taken to a Transylvania County landfill.
Four agencies in eastern and western NC received federal grants to study and enhance drug treatment options in some of the state’s rural opioid hotspots.
Kimberlee Archie, the city’s first equity and inclusion manager, and Libby Kyles, CEO of the YWCA of Asheville, have left high-profile jobs with a mission of improving racial equity in the city within a month of each other.
Van Duncan, former Buncombe sheriff, says he never wanted jail employee facing abuse from supervisor to have to leave her job. Her attorney says she remembers it differently, questions how sheriff could have been in dark about what was happening at jail.
Union leaders expect a struggle with HCA but say Asheville nurses are “ready to engage in that struggle.”
Under the state’s plan B,Davie County Schools and Brevard Academy have taken similar but slightly different approaches to find ways to provide individualized instruction to Exceptional Children, focusing on creative ways to bring them into school buildings safely.
By Irene Olds
The former jail worker’s lawsuit names the former sheriff, top officers, Buncombe County and the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office as defendants.
Confidentiality rules preventing discussion of child welfare cases may limit much of the testimony NC legislators seek.
Originally published by The Center Square: (The Center Square) – North Carolina residents have started receiving extra weekly unemployment benefits of $300 as a result of an authorization by President Donald Trump, according to a state-by-state tally published by the Forbes website. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has indicated it will provide six weeks worth of […]
The Land of Sky Regional Council, which serves 71 local governments across Buncombe, Henderson, Madison, and Transylvania counties, recently added educational attainment to its portfolio of goals for Western North Carolina.
Labor scholar Bruce Nissen warns that HCA is signaling “not accepting the results.” But he predicts the hospital company can’t succeed after a landslide union win.
In their first public face-off, the candidates vying for the increasingly competitive 11th District congressional seat, Republican Madison Cawthorn and Democrat Moe Davis, touted their differences on just about all issues and hurled accusations, with each calling the other “fast and loose” with the facts. Who was telling the truth?
EducationNC reporter Nation Hahn visited A-B Tech to learn how the school’s leadership is approaching “a semester like no other.”
Canceled agricultural fairs in larger and smaller NC communities are having a substantial economic impact, organizers say.
Longtime friend and collaborator Matt Williams honors the late drummer, who connected and inspired numerous fellow musicians.
The otters play a seminal role in determining the health of a river system. N.C. State University researchers tested hundreds of river otters throughout the state for diseases and metal accumulation. What they found could be good news for humans.
COVID-19 stalled the expansion of medication assisted treatment into NC’s prisons, but the demand for it is just as high — if not increasing.
NC Gov. Roy Cooper says he’ll have his people check out the contract that a Georgia health care company has held for 22 years with the state.