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Fred Sauceman

The food at this Abingdon, Virginia, eatery is as beautiful as the art on the walls of the water-themed dining room. Read more

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David Sibray, WV Explorer

The enigmatic face was likely carved into soapstone in the 1950s by a coal miner. Read more

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Brian Stansberry

The versatile, utilitarian rock is found at Schuyler, Virginia, and mined there by the nation’s oldest and largest producer of American soapstone. Read more

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Yes, the little engine began its life where it rolls today, but made a trek to Virginia and nearly ended up in California. Gene Autry Nearly Owned It. Read more

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Peregrine falcons, Canada warblers, wood thrushes and Acadian flycatchers are among the species that now have more habitat under permanent protection in North Carolina. Read more

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The freshened billboard is along I-24 at South Pittsburg, Tennessee. Read more

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Joe Tennis

The Blackburn Inn’s history reaches back to 1825. Read more

Country Roads

Over the last 160 years, the identity of the peak has changed, changed, changed and changed again. Read more

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Anne Fulton

We got a note awhile back about a new scientific study looking at “the electrical conductivity of Earth’s crust and mantle below the mountain chain.” We wanted to understand it better, so we contacted the study’s lead author. Here's what he shared. Read more

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Fred Sauceman

From school lunch boxes to elegant buffets, pimento cheese can be traditionally simple or wildly creative. Read more

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Fred Sauceman

Celebrating the Tastes and Sounds of the Black Forest Read more

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Fred & Jill Sauceman

Tradition and Change Mingle at the Hob-Nob Drive-In Read more

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U.S. 29 near Woods Mill.

Courtesy Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), Lynchburg District.

In late August, 1969, Hurricane Camille produced a once-in-10,000-years inland storm with the strength of a 40,000-megaton nuclear bomb that nearly destroyed Nelson County, Va. Read more

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It's Not Just Their Subjects That Are The Stuff Of Miracles Read more

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Janette Carter Extends A 60-Year Tradition That Began With The Birth Of Country Music Read more

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The most-photographed spot along the 470 miles of the Blue Ridge Parkway was nearly lost before the roadway was built. And then again even after it was decided to save it. Old Ed Mabry would sure stand proud at what's happened to his mill. Read more

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Courtesy Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division

After her 10-year marriage, she left the Asheville, North Carolina estate, never to return. Read more

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In 1916 World War I raged in Europe. Dadaism, ripe with comic derision and irrationality, took hold in artistic circles. Margaret Sanger opened the first birth-control clinic. It was a good year for scapegoats. It was a good year to hang an elephant. Read more

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

Join us for a brand new guest blog series that will dive deeper than ever before into the true story of America's most brutal feud. Read more

Hatfields & McCoys, Revisited

Roseanna McCoy

Pike County KY Tourism Commission

Roseanna McCoy's tale is a classic story of a girl who loved too much. Little did she know how completely her happiness was doomed. Nor that she would become fuel in America's most famous, brutal feud. Read more

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