The return of cooler weather means just one thing: Colorful autumn leaves are on the horizon. The fall foliage colors in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia may peak by the third week of October this year — about a week ahead of normal.
Broadband expansion and tourism promotion were among the priorities this week during the Appalachian Regional Commission meetings in Southwest Virginia.
On Aug. 24, Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives joined the Senate in advancing a $3.5 trillion infrastructure proposal that would greatly improve the lives of the people in Appalachia. This proposal is a long-awaited answer to our prayers.
In literature, film and music, Appalachian culture seems all the rage at the moment. Enter “The Mountain Minor.” An independent film from 2019, musicians from the Appalachian-centric movie will headline Song of the Mountains on Saturday, May 1, at The Lincoln Theatre in Marion.
Piano lessons as children contributed to music as a profession for sisters Whitney and Caroline Miller. Together, they perform as The Maggie Valley Band. Hear them stretch their musical muscles on Saturday, April 17 at Capone’s in Johnson City.
Dr. Hannah Harvey, nationally known professional storyteller and distinguished teacher, will teach creative entrepreneurs to craft a professional story for promoting themselves and their businesses.
Coal country, have we got a deal for you. If Appalachian counties grappling with the demise of their signature industry are serious about building a new economy, they have an unexpected opportunity.
Fannon finished with 19 points and joined Tenley Jackson with three 3-pointers apiece to lead Thomas Walker past Chilhowie 69-45 in the VHSL Region 1D girls basketball semifinals on Thursday night in Ewing.
Create Appalachia is pleased to announce three free interactive online events designed to complement the “Leaf & Root & Berry” exhibit currently on display in Erwin, Tennessee.
APPALACHIA, Va. - An Appalachia, Virginia man and a Pennington Gap, Virginia man have been charged with second-degree murder and firearms char…
"I'm ready to leave this hellhole and everyone in it because I know there's something better for me."
If you don’t know the country singer Tyler Childers, we strongly recommend that you become acquainted.
Hear the songs of Harp and Coat Hanger on Saturday at Wolf Hills Brewing Co. in Abingdon.
Yet, one moment still stands out above the rest. It was a day when King became the kings of college football. Oct. 21, 1922: King College 206, Lenoir College 0.
This is the first of an eight-part series on local athletes who had memorable performances in Virginia High School Coaches Association All-Star Games. Coming Tuesday: Carrie Myers, Lee High, Girls Basketball (2003)
APPALACHIA, Va. — A resident in the town of Appalachia has tested positive for COVID-19, officials said Saturday.
APPALACHIA, Va. — A resident in the town of Appalachia has tested positive for the COVID-19, according to Town Manager Fred Luntsford.
Appalachia won the Virginia High School League Group A girls basketball state championship in 2000 and did so with a tough and determined roster consisting of eight players.
BRISTOL, Tenn. — The 2020 Appalachian Farm Expo, a showcase of agricultural equipment and demonstrations from around the region, continues today at Bristol Motor Speedway.
A recent article in the New York Times asked if a coal town can reinvent itself. It spoke of the millions of dollars in federal and state money that have gone into a town that has yet to see a viable job alternative to the black mineral that makes our steel, heats our homes and turns on the lights. Coal has spent over 100 years as the fuel of Appalachia, and now in its waning years faced with competition from natural gas, nuclear power and green energy, our region is faced with an unclear future.
APPALACHIA, Va.—An Appalachia, Virginia clinic employee has been ordered to serve 10 years of probation after being found guilty of two counts…
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — Animal Shelter of Sullivan County Executive Director Cindy Holmes is seeing an uptick in injured hound dogs being brought to the shelter now that hunting season is underway, and programs to help community animals are in full swing.