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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 $50,900. More Appalachia information.

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11 hrs ago | JD Supra

EPA Re-gains "Green Light" to Regulate Permitting...

Two district court orders declaring the federal Environmental Protection Agency acted illegally when it implemented certain permitting procedures for coal mining operations have been vacated by a federal court of appeals.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Carroll News

Vaughn, Healing Hearts offering support to addicts, their families

Darlene Vaughn, a substance abuse counselor with the Mount Rogers Community Service Board, called drug addiction in the Twin County area a "pandemic" following a meeting of the Hillsville Presbyterian Church's Healing Hearts, a support group for those who have children and/or grandchildren struggling with substance abuse and addiction issues ... (more)

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Watauga Democrat

Appalachian Eats

A new local food promotional map encompassing the 13 states of the Appalachian region includes more than a dozen High Country establishments.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Carroll News

Vaughn, Healing Hearts offering support to addicts, their families

Darlene Vaughn, a substance abuse counselor with the Mount Rogers Community Service Board, called drug addiction in the Twin County area a "pandemic" following a meeting of the Hillsville Presbyterian Church's Healing Hearts, a support group for those who have children and/or grandchildren struggling with substance abuse and addiction issues ... (more)

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Yes! Magazine

Breaking the Grip of the Fossil Fuel Economy: If It Can Happen in Appalachia, It Can Happen Anywhere

Benham, Ky., in the heart of Harlan County, is a quiet place with a proud sign that has been amended over time to read, "Benham, the little town that International Harvester, coal miners and their families built."

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Yes! Magazine

These Young People Are Pioneering Appalachia's Post-Coal Economy

Highlander Center staff and Appalachian Transition Fellows don helmets in preparation for a trip into a mine at the Coal Mine Museum in Benham, Ky.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Twisted Roots Production Is Aug. 1-3 At MACC

The Stage Production of Twisted Roots will be performed at the Mountain Arts Community Center Aug. 1 and 2 at 7 p.m. and Aug. 3 at 2 p.m. Twisted Roots is an Appalachian themed production inspired by the life and writings of Signal Mountain's Emma Bell Miles.

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Huntington News

Governor Tomblin Hosts Nationwide Launch of Bon Appetit Appalachia Culinary Map

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin joined Appalachian Regional Commission Federal Co-Chairman Earl F. Gohl today in announcing the nationwide premier of the Bon AppA©tit Appalachia culinary map-guide.

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Tue Jul 15, 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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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Grist Magazine

Another court victory for EPA - this time on mountaintop-removal rules

Blowing up mountains so that their coal-filled bellies can be stripped of their climate-changing innards doesn't just ruin Southern Appalachian forests .

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

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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