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Appalachia, Virginia is located in Wise County. Zip codes in Appalachia, VA include 24216. The median home price in Appalachia is $32,500. More Appalachia information.

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Yesterday | Newberry Observer

A Mountain Justice Summer

The temperate, deciduous, mountain rain-forests of Central and Southern Appalachia are recognized as a biodiversity hotspot of global significance.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Times Herald

Mike Connell: Uncovering roots in an old patch town

The mines are long closed, and the rows of beehive-shaped coke ovens have been reduced to rubble, but there's no mistaking Leckrone's roots.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Logan Banner

Documentary filming in southern App...

Shane Simmons and Jason Barton were tired of all of negative media attention southern Appalachia constantly receives, so they decided to change that by creating The Appalachian Project .

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Mountain State Art and Craft Fair Returns To Appalachia

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia The granddaddy of all West Virginia craft fairs is back and is known for offering the best of Appalachian food, music and fun.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Augusta evening mini-courses offered

For those who can't spend the entire day taking in the experience of the Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College, a bevy of evening mini-courses are on tap for this summer's five-week Most classes meet Mondays through Thursdays from 6-7:15 p.m. on campus and offer instruction from world-class artists in various forms of music and dance.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Examiner.com

Sheepsquatch: A creature from the past

There's something big out in the deep woods of Appalachia. Real big. Its called "the white thing" or a more appropriate term, Sheepsquatch.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Merlene Davis: Berea College, author show diversity of Appalachia

I know it doesn't seem like that big a deal. Authors serving as writers-in-residence are a common occurrence.

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San Francisco Bay View

Outlaw to walk free July 14

We are excited about the impending release from prison of our beloved friend and comrade, Frank "Outlaw" Reid, on July 14. Outlaw will finally walk free! Allies in D.C. and Virginia have been raising financial support for his re-entry.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Daily Kos

We Are Our Mountain's Keeper: The Fight for the Soil & Soul of Appalachia

West Virginia is no country for young men. Nor is it a country for old men, brown men, poor men or women.

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Martinsville Bulletin

City gets $935K block grant

The Northside neighborhood in Martinsville will get a facelift, thanks to a $934,904 Community Development Block Grant.

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WRIC-TV Richmond

Community improvement grants total $8.5M in Va.

Thirteen projects across Virginia are in line for more than $8.5 million in grants for sewage treatment and water projects and downtown revitalization.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Tallmadge Express

Apollo's Fire's 'Glory on the Mountain' enchants sold-out audience

Apollo's Fire's newest program, "Glory on the Mountain: An Appalachian Journey," was a project that "is near and dear to my heart," said director Jeannette Sorrell, who added that she grew up in the Appalachians.

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WCAV

Impact Study Ordered for Coalfields Expressway Route in Va.

One-half of a highway intended to bring economic development to three southwest counties that are home of Virginia's declining coal economy is headed to a full environmental review.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Williamson Daily News Online

Documentary filming in southern App...

Shane Simmons and Jason Barton were tired of all of negative media attention southern Appalachia constantly receives, so they decided to change that by creating The Appalachian Project .

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Sat Jun 21, 2014

Williamson Daily News Online

Documentary filming in southern App...

Shane Simmons and Jason Barton were tired of all of negative media attention southern Appalachia constantly receives, so they decided to change that by creating The Appalachian Project .

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Fri Jun 20, 2014

IBerkshires

Recent Mount Greylock Grad Building Charitable Foundation

Then she and her mother came across the 2009 ABC News documentary, "A Hidden America: Children of the Mountains," and Mia realized that the world is not so big after all -- even if its problems are.

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Tue Jun 17, 2014

Hudson Hub-Times

Service project members leave smiles on Appalachian faces

Recently, another example was added to the list as 11 college-aged students and two adults journeyed to one of the poorest sections of America to help others in need.

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Mon Jun 16, 2014

Independent Herald

Documentary filming in southern App...

A company store from a coal company in Trammell, Virginia. The Appalachian Project said stories from coal camps have been some of the most compelling.... Shane Simmons and Jason Barton were tired of all of negative media attention southern Appalachia constantly receives, so they decided to change that by creating The Appalachian Project .

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Knoxville News Sentinel

Reading Appalachia: Library system, history center exhibit focuses on children's literature

Now the community can walk through the topic Jamie Osborn found herself so passionate about in 2008 when getting her master's degree in library science.

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Sat Jun 14, 2014

Logan Banner

Documentary filming in southern Appalachia

A company store from a coal company in Trammell, Virginia. The Appalachian Project said stories from coal camps have been some of the most compelling.... Shane Simmons and Jason Barton were tired of all of negative media attention southern Appalachia constantly receives, so they decided to change that by creating The Appalachian Project .

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