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Our Favorite Facebook Photos: 12/12/19

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Seeing Southern: The People and Places of West Virginia

This time of year, once you speed past college football rivalries and the big Thanksgiving feast, people eventually get down to business and remember the reason why a multitude of relatives are under the same roof – in honor of family and history. more »

Dec 18, 2014 10:59 AM Seeing Southern

Our Favorite Facebook Photos: 12/12/14

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Seeing Southern: The Fruits of the Mercier Orchards

Plant trees, and they will come. That's probably not the exact advice that Bill Mercier originally imparted to his son Tim or to his granddaughter's husband Joe Foster years ago, but since 1943, the Mercier family has been doing just that. more »

Dec 11, 2014 12:18 PM Seeing Southern

Sun on the Rocks

Kurt's November 2014 hikes. more »

Dec 11, 2014 9:54 AM Kurts Hikes

Pictured from left to right: Randolph "Ole Ran'l" McCoy, Johnse Hatfield, Roseanna McCoy and Capt. William Anderson "Devil Anse" Hatfield.

Photos courtesy of Pike County KY Tourism Commission ("Devil Anse" Hatfield photo courtesy West Virginia State Archives)

Hatfields & McCoys, Revisited: Part 7 – Winners and Losers, Feudists and Financiers

From time to time someone will ask me, perhaps only half seriously, who won the Hatfield-McCoy feud. Given the way we think of feuds, as mighty struggles between two equal, or nearly equal, clans, it’s a legitimate question. So let’s have at it. more »

Dec 10, 2014 2:24 PM Hatfields & McCoys, Revisited 2 Comments

The Blue Ridge Experience Travel Guide

For 2015, our annual travel guide not only puts you on the road to mountain beauty and fun, but puts you into the experience. C’mon, let’s get busy learning something new, like maybe mushing huskies, making biscuits or slinging inner tubes. more »

Dec 10, 2014 11:19 AM , , Features

Mountain Curios: Sex, Bugs & Rock 'n' Roll, The Synchronous Fireflies of Elkmont, Tenn.

The Big Smoky Mountain Light Show in late May / early June is a sight to behold. more »

Dec 5, 2014 4:31 PM Magazine

Photo Essay: Why We Travel

See more inspiring scenes from Jim Ruff we didn't have the space to share in our Jan/Feb 2015 issue! more »

Dec 5, 2014 4:18 PM Magazine

Our Favorite Facebook Photos: 12/5/14

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Our Favorite Facebook Photos: 11/28/14

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Nov 28, 2014 8:00 AM Our Favorite Facebook Photos

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The Wannabe Chef: Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

This year, Associate Editor Jessica Wright wants to start off her Thanksgiving morning with at least one flavor of the holiday season: pumpkin! more »

Nov 25, 2014 12:06 PM Behind BRC

Jessica Wright

The Wannabe Chef: Banana Pudding

It's hard to go wrong with a classic banana pudding recipe. Get Jessica's here and try it on for a different holiday dessert or maybe just a treat for around the house! more »

Nov 25, 2014 12:05 PM Behind BRC

Liz Long

The Lazy Baker: Quick Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

Whether for a sweet treat or for a tasty gift for your loved ones, this peanut butter fudge is quick, easy, and you probably already have all the ingredients on hand! more »

Nov 25, 2014 12:04 PM Behind BRC 14 Comments

Our Favorite Facebook Photos: 11/21/14

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Our Favorite Facebook Photos: 11/14/14

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Our Favorite Facebook Photos: 11/7/14

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Our Favorite Facebook Photos: 10/31/14

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Oct 31, 2014 7:00 AM Our Favorite Facebook Photos

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Seeing Southern: Wine in North Carolina's Yadkin Valley

Would you believe that North Carolina has over 400 vineyards and 100 wineries? Who are they, Napa? Claiming the same number of vineyards and the same AVA designation, Napa and North Carolina are duking it out in the winemaking world. more »

Oct 29, 2014 11:21 AM Seeing Southern

Pictured from left to right: Randolph "Ole Ran'l" McCoy, Johnse Hatfield, Roseanna McCoy and Capt. William Anderson "Devil Anse" Hatfield.

Photos courtesy of Pike County KY Tourism Commission ("Devil Anse" Hatfield photo courtesy West Virginia State Archives)

Hatfields & McCoys, Revisited: Part 6 – Examining Justice in the "Lawless" Tug Valley

Many fables posing as “Feud history” begin with a few basic premises. Chief among these is the claim that the Tug Valley in the 1870’s-‘80’s was a lawless place. But court records for Pike and Logan Counties refute this contention entirely. more »

Oct 27, 2014 4:22 PM Hatfields & McCoys, Revisited

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