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Asheville Citizen Times Editor and Columnist Casey Blake returns to More To The Story in this podcast to discuss a number of recent stories covered by the newspaper's reporters, including a new Buncombe County policy regarding face coverings and COVID- 19, news about the availability of apartments in Asheville and the high cost of renting in the city, and info about Buncombe County 'students surveying students' on how they rated their transition to virtual learning. The conversation first aired on May 27, 2020.

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From NC.Gov in Raleigh, NC: Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Dr.

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Staff Writer at The Smoky Mountain News Cory Vaillancourt shared details about his recent stories regarding Haywood County and North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper's first phase of reopening the state and some of its businesses while dealing with the COVID-19 Pandemic. Vaillancourt spoke with leaders and business owners in the towns of Canton, Maggie Valley, and Waynesville, NC. Check out this More to the Story conversation from May 13, 2020.

The grassroots community movement #AshevilleStrong is publishing a digital cookbook to help raise funds for restaurant workers during the COVID-19 Pandemic.  The book includes more than 35 recipes from the city's independent restaurants featuring familiar Asheville eateries like Rocky's Hot Chicken Shack, Vinny's Italian, 12 Bones, and The Corner Kitchen.  This Friday Feature interview originally aired May 8, 2020 and features Asheville Strong Founder Catherine Campbell.

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In this Friday Feature Interview of the Week we put the spotlight on PAL: Partners for Active Living, a group working with its partners in an attempt to remind citizens about the importance of their health, and to let people know about the many ways they can take advantage of outdoor adventures in Spartanburg, South Carolina. PAL Executive Director Laura Ringo shared the latest on the non-profit group, and also talked about COVID-19 and its effect on PAL. The interview originally aired May 1, 2020.

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It's always a treat when a lady with true southern charm makes an appearance on the Friday Feature Interview of the Week.  WNCW welcomed back Our State Magazine Editor-in-chief Elizabeth Hudson to talk about the upcoming May issue titled 'The Hiking Issue.'  Page by page, Hudson takes us on a tour, mostly across Western North Carolina, to look at topics featured in this issue, from great trails, to views, to good eats. Hudson also talks about how the popular magazine has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.  This segment first aired April 24, 2020.

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