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Stories-A History of Appalachia

Sep 28, 2019

Feuds were fought across the mountains of Appalachia after the Civil War, as families competed for the newly developed timber and coal riches in the area.  One of the most well-known, outside the famous Hatfield-McCoy feud, was the one in eastern Kentucky between the Martins and the Tollivers, better known as the...


Sep 21, 2019

Today we tell the story of one of southern West Virginia's most beloved circuit riding preachers, William Dyke Garrett.  Garrett is best known to the rest of the world, though, as the preacher who saved the soul of the most famous feudist in Appalachia.

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Sep 14, 2019

Who shot the mayor of Bluefield, West Virginia, back in 1917?  Today we tell the story of that little bit of Appalachian history.

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Sep 6, 2019

Grandfather Mountain is one of the most popular tourist destinations in western North Carolina, and has been for decades.  It's also a world heritage site for the protection of the plants and animals native to the area.  That's all because of the work done by Hugh Morton, one time owner of Grandfather Mountain.  Today...