Blue Ridge Country Staff

Here's a letter sent to Blue Ridge Country in 1992 on the Melungeon subject. more

From the Editor

Associated Press Article tackles the Melungeon Mystery more

From the Editor

A DNA Study considering Melungeon ethnicity. more

From the Editor

Review of Nancy Ross Hugo's latest book. more

Book Reviews

To find out more about travel in Virginia, explore these links from our 2009 Travel Guide issue: more


While Bateman’s work delineates her genealogy filled with the famous Clays and Cecils of Virginia and Kentucky, this is as much an intimate introduction into a “famous first family. more

Book Reviews

Beautiful photography by this New York Times-bestselling, husband-and-wife team, tells the story of a little fawn born in the woods, left alone by his mother in order that he won’t be sniffed out by “Trouble.” more

Book Reviews

Using this excellent field guide, visitors may visit those relics of nearly 70 years of fire detection in the North Carolina mountains. more

Book Reviews

Seventy-five years ago Abingdon, Va.’s Barter Theatre opened its doors for the first time. The Barter has just published “Will Work For Food,” a retrospective of its humble beginnings. The following is excerpted from its first chapter. more

Book Reviews

If you're looking for white picket fences and close-knit neighborhoods, we've collected eight small towns, though eight more southern cities retain that small-town flavor and warmth, while offering the benefits of urban living. more

Retirement & Relocation

David Messer

Tim Barnwell

Tim Barnwell interviewed has interviewed those living in the western North Carolina mountains for more than a quarter of a century... more

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