Tweetsie Railroad

Joe Tennis

TWEETSIE : A Timeless Theme Park

All of a sudden, we took a turn and found the Country Fair. It was loaded with rides, like little cars to drive, plus a merry-go-round, and it all sat in the middle of the Tweetsie Railroad theme park, encircled by active train tracks! more

Jul 5, 2012 12:00 AM Word & Image

Review: Haunts of Virginia's Blue Ridge Highlands

I love ghost stories. My partner, photographer John Sheally, knows any mention of a spectral sighting signals that he should settle in and get comfy – we’re staying for the full story. more

Apr 7, 2012 12:00 AM Word & Image

Judy Bonds

Mark Schmerling.

Remembering Judy Bonds, a Voice Against Mountaintop Removal

Cancer took Judy Bonds, the legendary West Virginia fighter against the destruction of Appalachia's mountains, early this year at 58. Illness had forced her to stop work at Coal River Mountain Watch (CRMW) in Whitesville, W.Va. more

Mar 14, 2011 12:00 AM Word & Image