Deteriorating forest roads damage the ecosystem and limit access essential for forest management and the forest-product economy.
City leaders in Brevard stand behind a public works director facing federal prosecution over handling of contaminated soil taken to a Transylvania County landfill.
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.”
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.
Canceled agricultural fairs in larger and smaller NC communities are having a substantial economic impact, organizers say.
NCEdCloud, a service supporting virtual education across North Carolina, went down briefly Monday morning as many districts began their first day of school with online-only instruction.
Pandemic conditions, rumors about problems with mail-in voting, how to get a ballot, how soon to send it in, confusion about photo ID rules and many other concerns addressed in this NC voting in 2020 FAQ.
Interventions by ‘strike teams’ help manage outbreaks at nursing homes; COVID-19 cases mount at Mission Health; St. Luke’s hastens test results through a partnership.
The COVID-19 health crisis created logistical challenges, but it didn’t change the state’s law requiring public access to government meetings. Some local governments have taken unlawful shortcuts.
NC schools struggle with options, as teachers oppose in-person learning. Some districts embrace virtual instruction contracts with for-profit company.
Teachers fear for their health under some NC school district plans, with other districts moving toward online-only instruction to begin school year.
With farmers losing access to customers and many people facing food insecurity during pandemic, the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project offers a solution.
Masks will be required in public places on honor system except when eating or drinking. Businesses that don’t require masks may be cited.
Police chief describes strike against medic station as preemptive because water bottles have been thrown on previous nights.
Carolina Public Press and other news media organizations filed a lawsuit May 28 to obtain public records relating to state’s tracking and handling of COVID-19 crisis.
Homeward Bound and city of Asheville coordinate to place homeless residents during pandemic at motel, as innovative stopgap at civic center winds down.
On May 1, Greg Lowe, president of HCA’s North Carolina Division, shared the Nashville, Tenn.-based health care giant’s summary of its first-year performance with four parties.
Adjustments for a second round of primary voting in NC congressional District 11 could be preview of what whole state will face in November.
Investigative reporters reviewed thousands of death certificates statewide to reveal a complicated picture of who is dying from illness related to the COVID-19 pandemic.