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Stories-A History of Appalachia

Oct 31, 2015

This week, Steve and Rod tell you the story of one of Southwest Virginia’s minor league baseball teams, the Norton Braves. Thanks for listening! View image | gettyimages.com


Oct 31, 2015

In 1788, a brash 21 year-old came over the mountains from North Carolina to the frontier,seeking fame and fortune as a lawyer. Andrew Jackson began a long and illustrious career in what’s now Jonesborough, Tennessee, when he was sworn in as an attorney there that spring.  Find out what else he was up to in […]


Oct 31, 2015

Welcome to our new podcast, Stories, A History of East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.  Each week we’ll take a look at the history of the area, one story at a time. This week, it’s the story of the Holston Defense employee who passed plant secrets to the Russians during World War II, leading to the […]