Archives for May 4, 2014

Duke Energy and McCrory administration still seeking solution for NC coal ash ponds

The biggest energy provider in North Carolina, Duke Energy, continues to roll in the news for their problems in the ash ponds around N.C. and Governor McCrory is finally responding, as is Duke Energy.  However the response from McCrory is not what the environmental organisations wanted. As Charlotte Observer reported earlier in April, McCrory  calls for […]

Local brew means big business in WNC

Brewing business is seeing a boom in industry, especially in the area of Western North Carolina. Twenty years ago, it was merely a hiccup in the draft market and today, according to The Asheville Citizen Times, it is a multi-million dollar business. The NC Brewers Guild estimates that there are around 100 breweries and brewpubs — […]