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N.C. public records laws need to be more transparent, locals say

By Noor Al-Sibai - naalsiba@unca.edu - Contributor North Carolina’s laws regarding ethical publication of records include budgets receipts, official expenditures and open hearings. Despite open records laws … [Read More...]

Asheville officials plan renewal of historically black neighborhood

By Max Miller - nmiller@unca.edu - Opinion Editor The official report, dated July, 1978, outlining the renewal plan for the Eagle-Market Street neighborhood in Asheville, sits in a bin in the Special … [Read More...]

‘Civic hacking’ proves useful in obtaining records

By Noor Al-Sibai - naalsiba@unca.edu - Contributor At a nondescript meeting room in an inoffensively hip building on Market Street, a group of less than a dozen techies and organizers talked over their … [Read More...]