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Rep. Chris Whitmire, R-Transylvania
July 22, 2016, No comments

Local bills affecting elections drew controversy, but others took care of local government concerns.

The North Carolina General Assembly in Raleigh. File photo by Angie Newsome/Carolina Public Press

Lawmakers: HB2 damage bad, could get worse

July 21, 2016, No comments

Sen. Terry Van Duyn and Rep. John Ager look at fallout from transgender bathroom bill and other General Assembly action during Black Mountain town hal ...

What appears to be an ordinary single-family residence on Euclid Boulevard in West Asheville is actually one of three family care homes for mentally ill adults that the company formerly known as Nutz R Us operates in Buncombe County. This facility was known as Haywood Heights Family Care Home, which is now also the name of the parent company. Frank Taylor / Carolina Public Press

Nutz R Us abandons name

July 20, 2016, No comments

Company running three family care homes for mentally ill adults changes its name. But new evidence points to bragging online about mistreatment of res ...