Swain County

Swain County in Western North Carolina ranks 99th out of the state's 100 counties for food security.
Matt Rose / Carolina Public Press

Carolina Public Press is taking a year-long look at hunger and food insecurity in Western North Carolina. “The Faces of Hunger” addresses many widely publicized facets of the problem, including its impact on the elderly and low-income children will also expose some of the not-so-common victims.

By Haas, David, creator [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

The federal government said it will finally pay a debt it has owed the state since Franklin D. Roosevelt was president.